The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.
RealDoll is reportedly working with robotics experts to make a more lifelike and unintentionally creepier love doll. Hopefully it won't dump you for the Roomba.
Get your Lannister Lemon, Tyrion Teal and Winter White ready. A new "Game of Thrones" book is coming, though not the one that most fans are hoping for.
Amazon Web Service's deal comes about a week after it was disclosed that 19 of its cloud-computing customers called on the business to divulge its energy use.
With this choose-your-own-adventure online comic, students discover how their decisions can ignite or diffuse uncomfortable sexual situations.
Technically Incorrect: A cute little extension for Google's Chrome browser changes the word "millennial" to "snake people." The results are glorious.
With a new feature called Channels, Google is letting developers and video providers like Vevo and AOL create linear flows of programming that can flip between traditional TV stations.
In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner. Now, AOL is being gobbled up by Verizon. Also, Apple will launch its smart-home service next month and Google's self-driving cars roll out. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.
Why would a wireless and broadband company like Verizon spend $4.4 billion on a digital media company like AOL? One word: Advertising
The deal for the former dot-com luminary is all about trying to find a new path forward in getting digital content out to consumers and the advertisers who'll follow them.