Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8bn

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Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8bn

Favourite in bidding war scoops the prize, aims to up its profile in online ads

Yahoo's core internet business has been sold to US telecoms company Verizon Communications in a $4.8bn deal Verizon will acquire Yahoo's core assets, including search, email and instant messagin...

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