From The Verge: "Verizon has sold its AOL and Yahoo properties to Apollo Global Management in a deal said to be worth $5 billion."
That's a very small lens through which to view a rather large acquisition -- there's much more to this sale than just the AOL Mail and Yahoo Mail consumer webmail platforms. But, this is a deliverability blog, after all.
Stay tuned. We'll learn together what the future will hold.
ETA: Did you know that apparently 1.5 million people still pay for AOL?