Is it really, finally happening? Bloomberg reports that, come next week, Verizon will make a first-round bid for Yahoo’s Internet business. To sweeten the deal, Verizon’s willing to make a bid for the company’s Yahoo Japan Corp. stake, according to Bloomberg’s sources. And Bloomberg reports that, should Verizon succeed, it will merge Yahoo’s assets with AOL’s. (As Cynopsis Digital recently noted, such an outcome would help AOL and Verizon to scale some monumentally ambitious digital advertising goals.) Google, Time Inc., and the private equity funds Bain and TPG are also reported to be considering a bid. Meanwhile, AT&T, Comcast, and Microsoft have decided against bidding.
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Grab your pacifier, Rugrats is returning to TV. Nickelodeon gave a 26-ep greenlight to a relaunch of the series, and sister Paramount Pictures in onboard for a live-action film featuring CGI characters, from Paramount Players. Both series and movie will include new adventures with iconic characters Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica, plus some […]
Vanilla Ice, aka. Rob VanWinkle, takes on another house flip in a new season of his DIY Network series The Vanilla Ice Project. Premiering Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10p, the season of 10 new eps will focus on the transformation of a derelict ‘70s Palm Beach house into a modern home with over-the-top amenities.