Major Layoffs Loom For AOL and Yahoo, Report SaysCiting anonymous sources, Recode has reported that AOL and Yahoo are about to make over 1,000 layoffs.
Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.83B, Marking End Of An EraVerizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.
Verizon Buying AOL For $4.4 BillionVerizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the company's push in mobile and advertising fields. The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the online video space.
Encrypted Email Rising Amid Spying FearsThe volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as companies try to shield online communications from government spies and other snoops.
AOL Reports Email Security BreachAOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a "significant number" of its email users' accounts.
Facebook Grows To 901 Million Active UsersFacebook updated totals on Tuesday, reporting 901 million monthly active users, 300 million photos uploaded per day and 125 billion friendships.