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  Reply # 1701031 10-Jan-2017 16:42 Send private message

joker97:

 

MikeB4:

 

Geektastic:

 

I thought Yahoo was dead decades ago. Next you'll be telling me AOL is still around.

 

 

 

 

AOL is still around

 

 

Don't tell me rocketmail is still around

 

 

 

 

I couldn't resist.....

 

http://www.rocketmail.co.nz





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  Reply # 1701188 10-Jan-2017 23:17 Send private message

Geektastic:

 

I thought Yahoo was dead decades ago. Next you'll be telling me AOL is still around.

 

 

I have to bite on this one, as ironically AOL not only exists, but is owned by the same company that is buying the Yahoo brand. Yahoo is being bought by Verizon. The new company, Altaba, has been formed for the bits that Verizon isn't buying (Yahoo owns a lot of shares in Alibaba, that aren't part of the Verizon acquisition, and are worth a lot more than what Verizon are paying for the internet parts of the business). So I would expect the Yahoo brand to continue.


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  Reply # 1701190 10-Jan-2017 23:27 Send private message

Yahoo is dead! Altaba Inc is here...

It's like Alibaba with extra tea.

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  Reply # 1701215 11-Jan-2017 07:39 Send private message

nova:

 

 

 

I have to bite on this one, as ironically AOL not only exists, but is owned by the same company that is buying the Yahoo brand. Yahoo is being bought by Verizon. The new company, Altaba, has been formed for the bits that Verizon isn't buying (Yahoo owns a lot of shares in Alibaba, that aren't part of the Verizon acquisition, and are worth a lot more than what Verizon are paying for the internet parts of the business). So I would expect the Yahoo brand to continue.

 

 

Selected this as answer because it's the only factual bit in here. Yahoo! is still a brand, for now - only the investment part of the company (which is not being bought by Verizon) will change name.





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  Reply # 1701228 11-Jan-2017 08:16 Send private message

nova:

 

Geektastic:

 

I thought Yahoo was dead decades ago. Next you'll be telling me AOL is still around.

 

 

I have to bite on this one, as ironically AOL not only exists, but is owned by the same company that is buying the Yahoo brand.

I have an aunt who still uses AOL dialup - can't for the life of me get her to switch to cable (which she has for TV).


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