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Verizon Said to Be Antsy Over Lack of Detail in Yahoo Breach

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Verizon Communications Inc. is losing patience with Yahoo! Inc.

While the New York-based phone giant remains interested in the web properties it agreed in July to buy for $4.83 billion, the lack of progress on Yahoo’s investigation into the 2014 theft of user information has caused misgivings internally about the deal, according to a person familiar with the situation.