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Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
At last, the other suitors have left the party and Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) have entered into an agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. The valuable components of Yahoo’s business—Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, which survived a February more»
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge is searching for the most disruptive digital solutions for a safer, more sustainable and connected world. Sound like your solution? There has never been a better time to innovate! Do you have a fantastic new idea? We are looking to reward the best submissions in these areas: transportation, manufacturing, more»
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Niantic CEO John Hanke, the chief executive behind the smash-hit smartphone game Pokémon Go, stopped by San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday to drop some big hints as to the future of the game. Learn more>>>
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
In a segment this morning on CNBC's "Squawk Box," host Andrew Ross Sorkin asked the Yahoo CEO if she sees the sale of the company to Verizon for $4.8 billion as a failure. Here's how Mayer replied. Learn more>>>
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expected to stay with the company. “For me personally, I’m planning to stay. I love Yahoo, and I believe in all of you. It’s important to me to see Yahoo into its next chapter,” Mayer wrote her employees in a Tumblr post. Learn more>>>
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The deal, which was reached over the weekend, unites two titans of the early internet, AOL and Yahoo, under the umbrella of one of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies. Verizon bought AOL for $4.4 billion last year. Now it will add Yahoo’s consumer services — search, news, finance, sports, video, email and the Tumblr social more»
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Miami-Dade County’s Water and Sewer Departments are trying to improve their interaction with citizens, and they’re turning to cognitive computing to do it. The county’s water and sewer department aims to roll out an interactive chat agent — dubbed the “Watson Engagement Advisor” — to offer assistance to citizens more»
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016
As localities increasingly look to partner with the private sector to build municipal broadband networks, leaders need ensure they maintain some semblance of control over the infrastructure in order to stave off unwelcome changes, a new report urges. Learn more>>>

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