Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

Perhaps of most concern to anyone who reads news sites, Verizon noted that it would own AOL's "premium portfolio of global content brands, including The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and AOL.com."
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Endgaget at least is claiming that there will be no editorial changes.  I sincerely doubt that.  Not that I begrudge Verizon the right to make those changes or even completely agree with the current editorial slant of many of the sites.  I just think it's both naive and borderline dishonest to claim there won't be changes.
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Weird Dream Alert

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