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    Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    Verizon bought AOL for $4.4 billion only last year.
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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    I am still using yahoo mail, but I can't even remember when I last used their messenger or search engine. Seems a bit crazy to buy them just for those tools. Especially for that price.

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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    Maybe I can't see the wood for the trees but that looks like the biggest waste of $5b I've ever seen....
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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    I hope sky go back to google mail now as I hate yahoo & don't like the sound of this.

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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    Are Flickr and Tumblr included (if Yahoo still own them)? Probably add a bit of value even though they seem to be on the decline.

    It makes some scary reading looking at the stuff Yahoo bought, screwed up and shut down soon after. What a mess.

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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    Deal has now been officially confirmed.

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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    Quote Originally Posted by kryton666 View Post
    I hope sky go back to google mail now as I hate yahoo & don't like the sound of this.
    Why not just register for GMail (or any other standalone email service) and not use an email account tied to the unfortunate existence of a broadband contract?

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    Re: Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $5 billion says report

    I use their email as well but only as a backup. Gmail is my main. So this means I should see Yahoo on everything instead of Bing I'm guessing on their phones. Lovely.

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