Verizon is Reportedly in Talks to Buy Yahoo for its Large User Base

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  1. dgstorm

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    I am at home and not in a good spot to do a full write up on this, but I thought it was interesting news to share. Apparently Big Red might buy Yahoo. Here's the article with the full scoop from Ars Technica:
    Verizon reportedly in the market to buy Yahoo for large user base
     
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    I thought I read something about the majority of Yahoo's user base is outside the US. Really can't remember where.. Maybe I made that up....lol
     
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    Figures they would buy Yahoo and then kill Flickr just days after I signed up for an account....
     
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