The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.
Minimum wage flat, college tuition up, students broke: Summer jobs just doesn't have the purchasing power they used to, especially when you look at the cost of college.
Verizon is expected to announce a deal to buy Yahoo's Internet business on Monday. The telecom giant is eyeing Yahoo's content — and more opportunities to sell ads on it.
Verizon will announce the deal Monday, according to Bloomberg. While Yahoo will keep its most valuable assets, the move effectively disbands Yahoo as one of the longest-running Internet companies.
The National Retail Federation predicts this year's back-to-school spending will shoot up. With a fall in gas prices, and lower inflation and interest rates, economists say Americans have extra cash.
It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
Sales of hobby games grew about 20 percent last year, and crowdfunding sites are opening doors for indie game designers. All this is paving the way for more than a few new and, well, inventive games.
Roger Ailes' biographer Gabriel Sherman discusses Ailes' influence on conservative politics and what his departure from Fox News means for the network's future.
For those eyeing city life, the trick to paying reasonable rent might mean downsizing — really downsizing. Developers of micro apartments says they offer affordability and a sense of community.
Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.
A lot of computing pioneers were women. For decades, the number of women in computer science was growing. But in 1984, something changed.
The social media company's high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
The company says while there will be more eggs, there will be less water and other ingredients. The downside is that the egg patty will also have more calories.
Sexual harassment allegations against Fox News chief Roger Ailes cost him his job. We examine Ailes' legacy, an unparalleled figure in the twin realms of media and politics.
Peter Thiel is an openly gay libertarian billionaire financier, co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor. "Fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline," he says.
The Justice Department and a number of states filed suit today to block two big mergers in the health insurance industry. Anthem was planning to acquire Cigna, and Aetna sought to buy Humana. Justice Department officials said they had no doubt the mergers would reduce competition and hurt consumers.
Ailes, the co-founder and CEO of the news channel, "has resigned from his role effective immediately," according to parent company 21st Century Fox. Rupert Murdoch is taking over in the interim.
Some of the biggest brewing companies have agreed to list the number of calories, alcohol content and nutrition information on beer bottles and cans.
It's been a long time coming for the VCR. After beating out Betamax and LaserDisc for home viewing dominance in the 1980s, VHS players are going away for good.