Verizon Explores Lower Price or Even Exit From Yahoo Deal

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  • Second hack reveals theft of info from 1 billion users
  • Verizon legal team walled off from separate integration team

Verizon Communications Inc. is exploring a price cut or possible exit from its $4.83 billion pending acquisition of Yahoo! Inc., after the company reported a second major e-mail hack affecting as many as 1 billion user accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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