AOL and Yahoo devise to call themselves by a new name after a Verizon understanding closes: Oath

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arch executive Tim Armstrong during Advertising Week New York

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When Verizon merges Yahoo with AOL after a partnership of Yahoo
closes, a newly combined multiplication will get a new name.

That new name is Oath, sources tell Business Insider.

In a understanding that was announced in July, Verizon will acquire
Yahoo’s core internet business for about $4.8 billion in cash.

Yahoo will be joined with Verizon’s AOL section underneath Marni Walden,
a executive clamp boss and boss of product innovation
and new businesses, with Verizon scooping adult Yahoo’s search,
mail, content, and ad-tech businesses.

In January, Yahoo announced
in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing
that after the
tighten of a merger, a tools of Yahoo that Verizon is not
shopping — that includes Yahoo’s 15% of a Chinese sell giant
Alibaba and a partial of Yahoo Japan, a corner try with SoftBank
— would continue underneath a name Altaba.

It’s misleading if a Yahoo name will live on for any partial of the
internet business that will be run by AOL. However, a large new
branding debate is approaching in a entrance weeks, along with
some-more sum about a new company.

Yahoo declined to criticism on a new name. While an AOL
mouthpiece conjunction reliable nor denied a new name, she told
us to watch for a “launching” of a new company.

“In a summer of 2017, we can gamble we will be rising one of
a many disruptive code companies in digital,” she said.

The Yahoo-Verizon understanding is ostensible to tighten in a second quarter
of 2017, maybe on or before Apr 24. After Apr 24, the
parties can find a three-month extension, though there’s also an
opening for either
celebration to cancel a deal

Update: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong reliable a new
name, posting on his Twitter comment Monday afternoon:
Billion+ Consumers, 20+ Brands, Unstoppable Team.
#TakeTheOath. Summer

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