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New and frightening COVID-19 variants are infecting people at a record pace. That puts all of us at risk of having to go back to square one.

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:How certain kinds of variants of the coronavirus threaten to undo all our progress. We dove into the huge network of spin-off hedge funds from Mets owner Steve Cohen. Influencers say they were promised the Hollywood dream, but got something far different. Five Peloton customers shared their exp...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, News, Cdc, Newsletter, Trends, Linkedin, Bitcoin, Healthcare, Citigroup, Pornhub, Beverly Hills Hotel, Playboy Mansion, Justice Department, New York Mets, Baillie Gifford


When the Earth is gone, at least the internet will still be working

The internet is now our nervous system. We are constantly streaming and buying and watching and liking, our brains locked into the global information matrix as one universal and coruscating emanation of thought and emotion. What happens when the machine stops though? It’s a question that E.M. Forster was intensely focused on more than a century ago in a short story called, rightly enough, “The Machine Stops,” about a human civilization connected entirely through machines that one day just turn o...
Tags: Mobile, Verizon, Spacex, Texas, Enterprise, Government, America, Tech, Department Of Defense, Earth, Policy, T Mobile, AT T, Commission, Davis, Louisiana


Analytics Suggest 96% of Users Leave App Tracking Disabled in iOS 14.5

An early look at an ongoing analysis of Apple's App Tracking Transparency suggests that the vast majority of iPhone users are leaving app tracking disabled since the feature went live on April 26 with the release of iOS 14.5. According to the latest data from analytics firm Flurry, just 4% of ‌iPhone‌ users in the U.S. have actively chosen to opt into app tracking after updating their device to iOS 14.5. The data is based on a sampling of 2.5 million daily mobile active users. When looking ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Flurry Analytics, Verizon Media, Ios 14, App Tracking Transparency, Facebook a of ATT, Analytics Suggest


TechCrunch Survey of Scottish Tech Hubs: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen on the Techcrunch Map!. If you are a tech startup founder or investor in one of these cities please fill out the survey form here. We are particularly interested in hearing from ...
Tags: TC, Europe, Business, Tech, Economy, Companies, Edinburgh, TechCrunch, Startup Company, Verizon Media, COVID, Edinburgh Glasgow Dundee Aberdeen


10 things in tech you need to know today

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Facebook's Oversight Board issued a scathing criticism of the company. The board upheld the platform's suspension of Donald Trump but asked Facebook to review the decision, saying Facebook "seeks to avoid its responsibilities" by asking the board to resolve the case. More on the board's decision.2. Two att...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Bill Gates, Bill, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Melinda Gates, Honest Company, Jason Fried, Newsletters, Jessica Alba


What’s Next for Verizon Media After the $5 Billion Sale to Apollo?

Verizon Media faced advertisers at the IAB NewFronts only a day after its parent company Verizon said it will sell the business to Apollo Global Management for $5 billion. Guru Gowrappan, CEO of Verizon Media, appeared on the virtual stage, in Yahoo-branded garb, for less than 90 seconds and told potential clients "we're as committed...
Tags: Verizon, Yahoo, Advertising, Ad Tech, Iab, Apollo Global Management, NewFronts, Verizon Media


Apple battles with Epic Games as Twitter advises on privacy rules: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.    Battle royale commences Apple’s court fight with Epic Games, maker of Fortnite, began yesterday in California, kicking off a battle royale that could decide the future of the App Store and the $100 billion app economy...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, California, Advertising, Epic, New York Times, Joe Jonas, Jonas, Expedia, Caitlyn Jenner, Golden State, Tim Sweeney, Danny Trejo, Yahoo Answers


Verizon's data dreams, denied

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter, where we break down the big news in advertising and media news, including:Jitters inside Verizon Media Group;JetBlue picks a new agency;Peloton malfunctions.First, we're seeking nominations for the world's most innovative CMOs. Submit here.And, if you got this email forwarded, sign up for your own here. FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows a Yahoo logo on smartphone in front of a displayed cyber code and keyboard Reuters Ver...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Technology, Media, Yahoo, Israel, Advertising, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Aol, Nyt, Jetblue, WPP


Verizon Media makes its pitch to advertisers following sale to Apollo

Out-of-home and augmented reality activations headline the group's NewFronts offerings.
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How brands can turn data chaos into marketing opportunities

  Truly Connected Presented by Verizon Media Register here to watch the full event recording Across our industry ecosystem, advertisers and publishers are having to navigate ongoing and upcoming identity and consumer privacy headwinds. Some look at 2021 and beyond and see an impending identity crisis. Some see the potential for an identity revolution, one rooted in real connections with real people. Ad Age Studio 30 is partnering with Verizon Media to produce a series of sho...
Tags: Advertising, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Register


Verizon Sells The Internet Junkyard (AOL, Yahoo…)

The telecom giant is selling Yahoo, AOL and the remainder of its Verizon Media brands to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal announced Monday. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Verizon, Hollywood, Media, Yahoo AOL, Apollo Global Management, Verizon Media, 05.03.21


Verizon Sells Internet Trailblazers Yahoo and AOL for $5 Billion

AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm. From a report: Wireless company Verizon will sell Verizon Media, which consists of the once-pioneering tech platforms, to Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal. Verizon said Monday that it will keep a 10% stake in the new company, which will be called Yahoo. Yahoo at the end of the last century was the face of the internet, preceding the behemoth tech platforms to follow, such as Google and Facebook. And AOL was the ...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Yahoo, Tech, Aol, Yahoo Yahoo, Facebook Read, Apollo Global Management, Verizon Media, Verizon Sells Internet Trailblazers Yahoo


Remember Yahoo and AOL? They’ve been sold, again, for $5 billion

Verizon is seeing Verizon Media, which consists of pioneering tech platforms AOL and Yahoo, to Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal.
Tags: Verizon, Yahoo, Aol, Apollo Global Management, Verizon Media


Verizon CEO memo: Apollo to focus on commerce, content and betting with new Yahoo business

With Verizon’s long-anticipated sale of its media business now finally in progress — by way of a deal, announced earlier today, with private equity firm Apollo paying $5 billion for Yahoo, AOL, and the many various internet brands and services that are part of the operation (including us, TechCrunch) — the next very likely question is, what comes next? Hans Vestberg, the CEO of Verizon, laid out a taste of what is to come: commerce, content and betting. In an internal memo to employees, Vestberg...
Tags: TC, Verizon, Media, Tech, Apollo, Rackspace, Claire, Charter Communications, Yahoo AOL, Hans Vestberg, Vestberg, Verizon Media, Verizon Media While


Verizon to Sell Yahoo, AOL for $5 Billion to Apollo Global

Verizon is throwing in the towel on its content business, announcing plans to sell Verizon Media — which compasses the AOL and Yahoo brands it acquired several years ago — in a $5 billion deal. The telco on Monday announced a deal with private-equity firm Apollo Global Management to sell Verizon Media. Verizon will retain […]
Tags: Verizon, News, Yahoo, Aol, Yahoo AOL, Apollo Global Management, Apollo Global, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Verizon


Private equity firm Apollo to buy Verizon Media assets for $5B, will rename business ‘Yahoo’

Following several days of negotiation and rumors, Verizon today announced that it has entered an agreement to sell its media assets to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $5 billion. Apollo will be paying Verizon  $4.25 billion in cash, along with preferred interests of $750 million, and Verizon will keep 10% of the company. The new company, when the deal is complete, will be known simply as Yahoo, and it will continue to be led by current CEO, Guru Gowrappan. “We are excited to be ...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Media, Yahoo, Buzzfeed, Wordpress, Tech, Aol, Las Vegas, Apollo, Rackspace, Cto, Michael, Automattic, Tim Armstrong


Data was the new oil, until the oil caught fire

We’ve been hearing how “data is the new oil” for more than a decade now, and in certain sectors, it’s a maxim that has more than panned out. From marketing and logistics to finance and product, decision-making is now dominated by data at all levels of most big private orgs (and if it isn’t, I’d be getting a résumé put together, stat). So it might be a something of a surprise to learn that data, which could transform how we respond to the increasingly deadly disasters that regularly plague us, ha...
Tags: Verizon, Facebook, California, Cdc, Government, China, Digital, Tech, Policy, West, United States, Fema, Telecom, Davis, Moscow, Nebraska


The most disastrous sales cycle in the world

Startups constantly talk about being mission-oriented, but it’s hard to take most of those messages seriously when the mission is optimizing cash flow for tax efficiency. However, a new generation of startups is emerging that are taking on some of the largest global challenges and bringing the same entrepreneurial grit, operational excellence, and technical brilliance to bear on actual missions — ones that may well save thousands of lives. ClimateTech has been a huge beneficiary of this trend in...
Tags: Verizon, 911, Congress, California, Government, Senate, Tech, Policy, United States, Partners, Silicon Valley, Biden, Edtech, General Catalyst, Amazon Web Services, Rapidsos


Verizon Is Weighing a Sale of Yahoo, AOL (slashdot)

According to Bloomberg, Verizon is considering selling AOL and Yahoo -- two once high-flying dot-com brands it purchased in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Bloomberg reports: Verizon Media could fetch as much as $5 billion [...]. The company is talking to Apollo Global Management about a deal, they said. It couldn't immediately be learned how a deal would be structured or if other suitors may emerge. No final decision has been made and Verizon could opt to keep the unit. The move comes as Verizon d...
Tags: Verizon, News, Yahoo, Bloomberg, Aol, Yahoo AOL, Apollo Global Management, BeauHD, Bloomberg Verizon, BuzzFeed Inc, Verizon Media


Verizon Is Weighing a Sale of Yahoo, AOL

According to Bloomberg, Verizon is considering selling AOL and Yahoo -- two once high-flying dot-com brands it purchased in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Bloomberg reports: Verizon Media could fetch as much as $5 billion [...]. The company is talking to Apollo Global Management about a deal, they said. It couldn't immediately be learned how a deal would be structured or if other suitors may emerge. No final decision has been made and Verizon could opt to keep the unit. The move comes as Verizon d...
Tags: Verizon, Yahoo, Tech, Bloomberg, Aol, Yahoo AOL, Apollo Global Management, Bloomberg Verizon, BuzzFeed Inc, Verizon Media


The TechCrunch Survey of Dutch tech hubs: Calling Delft, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Delft, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht on the Techcrunch Map!. We covered Amsterdam here. If you are a tech startup founder or investor in one of these cities please fill out the survey form here. We are particularly ...
Tags: TC, Europe, Business, Tech, Economy, Companies, Amsterdam, TechCrunch, Startup Company, Verizon Media, COVID, Delft Eindhoven Rotterdam Utrecht


How cookie deprecation is making marketers rethink the value exchange with consumers

  Truly Connected Presented by Verizon Media Register here to watch the full event recording Across our industry ecosystem, advertisers and publishers are having to navigate ongoing and upcoming identity and consumer privacy headwinds. Some look at 2021 and beyond and see an impending identity crisis. Some see the potential for an identity revolution, one rooted in real connections with real people. Ad Age Studio 30 is partnering with Verizon Media to produce a series of sho...
Tags: Advertising, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Register


Vizio’s Inscape Data Will Be Exclusively Available in Verizon Media’s DSP

Starting in 2022, Vizio will make its smart TV viewership data available exclusively within Verizon Media's demand-side platform (DSP), another example of connected TV platforms recognizing the value of their proprietary audience insights. Recently, big CTV platforms that control the smart TV operating system have been building up their walls by limiting access to their...
Tags: Advertising, Vizio, DSP, Connected TV, Programmatic, Verizon Media, The Future of Identity


Verizon is reportedly eyeing a media spin-off

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 29. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Verizon reportedly wants to sell off media assets.Hewlett-Packard Enterprise in-houses its advertising.Lionsgate tried to buy Showtime.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Verizon Medi...
Tags: Verizon, Facebook, Media, Yahoo, Lionsgate, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Digital Media, Aol, Showtime, Starz, Wall Street Journal, Publicis, Cnbc, Ad Tech


Verizon Fios TV Subscribers Drop to 10-Year Low, as Broadband and Media Segments Post Q1 Gains

Verizon’s pay-TV business continues to fade into the sunset: The telecom giant shed 82,000 Fios TV subscribers in the first three months of 2021, falling to a 10-year low of 3.77 million. Verizon’s Fios Internet segment added a net 98,000 subs, to stand at 6.3 million at the end of the period. Factoring in business […]
Tags: Verizon, News, Fios, Verizon FIOS, Verizon Media, Media Earnings


How direct consumer relationships lead to more meaningful connections with customers

Register here to watch the full event recording   Truly Connected Presented by Verizon Media Across our industry ecosystem, advertisers and publishers are having to navigate ongoing and upcoming identity and consumer privacy headwinds. Some look at 2021 and beyond and see an impending identity crisis. Some see the potential for an identity revolution, one rooted in real connections with real people. Ad Age Studio 30 is partnering with Verizon Media to produce a series of s...
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Verizon Media Launches Next-Gen Solutions, the Future of ID-Less Advertising

New suite infers audiences independent of cookies or mobile app IDs Verizon Media today announced the launch of its Next-Gen Solutions suite, a first-to-market offering for advertisers and publishers independent of cookies or mobile app IDs for audience creation, buying or measurement. Built for the identity-less era, this suite of solutions delivers relevant ad experiences […] The post Verizon Media Launches Next-Gen Solutions, the Future of ID-Less Advertising appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: Advertising, Press Releases, Ad Targeting, User Privacy, Online Media, Ad & Media Strategies, Online Advertising Challenges, Ad Operations, Ad Products, Verizon Media, Cookieless Targeting, Next Gen Solutions, Connectid, Verizon Media Launches Next Gen Solutions


Verizon Media rolls out identity-free ad-targeting alternative

Telecom giant's Next-Gen Solutions offers alternative to its existing ConnectID one-to-one identifier.
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Verizon Media Now Has a Way to Target People When No User ID Is Present

As the digital ad industry is working through its existential identity crisis, Verizon Media is introducing an ad targeting offering that won't require individual identifiers. Called Next-Gen Solutions, Verizon Media's new targeting and measurement offerings are like contextual advertising on steroids. The new product uses content and real-time signals like weather and device type to...
Tags: Advertising, Ad Tech, Programmatic, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Now Has


The TechCrunch Survey of Tech Startup Hubs in England and Wales

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the major European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. For this survey we are interested in startup hubs in England and Wales. (Scotland will follow, and Northern Ireland is here). So this is your chance to put your cities on the Techcrunch Map! We’re like to hear from founders and investors. We a...
Tags: TC, Europe, Business, England, Wales, Entrepreneurship, Articles, Tech, Economy, Reading, Northern Ireland, Private Equity, TechCrunch, York, Startup Company, Wales Scotland