AOL & Verizon

Verizon completes $4.4B acquisition of AOL

U.S. telecom giant Verizon has announced the completion of its AOL acquisition, as expected, for $50.00 per share. This effectively means that AOL shares are no longer being traded on the New York Stock Exchange, and AOL is officially a Verizon subsidiary.

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Container storage startup Portworx puts away $8.5M

A startup called Portworx is bringing the concept of software-defined storage to the increasingly popular Linux container technology for packaging up application code. Today, in conjunction with the 2015 DockerCon conference, Portworx announced that it has raised $8.5 million in initial funding.