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Microsoft Gives its Display Ads to AOL

Microsoft Gives its Display Ads to AOL

Microsoft is making a deal with AOL to expand its Display Advertisement business....

Jun 30 2015, 3:26am CDT

Why is Verizon Buying AOL?

Why is Verizon Buying AOL?

Verizon made a big splash today with the announcement to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion, but why?...

May 12 2015, 8:00am CDT

Verizon Acquires AOL for $4.4 Billion

Verizon Acquires AOL for $4.4 Billion

An acquisition of AOL by Verizon Communications has entered its final stage. Acquiring America Online cost the giant more than...

May 12 2015, 7:55am CDT

AOL's Tim Armstrong:  Getting the Job Done despite some Gaffes

AOL's Tim Armstrong: Getting the Job Done despite some Gaffes

NEW YORK (AP) — You've got gaffes. AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong isn't one to mince words. Over the weekend, he apologized...

Feb 12 2014, 3:10pm CST

AOL's Dilemma: Turn-around or Benefits?

AOL's Dilemma: Turn-around or Benefits?

For someone who came up through sales, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong sure seems to put his foot in his mouth a lot. He is in a firestor...

Feb 11 2014, 3:18am CST

AOL Distressed Babies Remark Regretted by CEO

AOL Distressed Babies Remark Regretted by CEO

The CEO of AOL, Tim Armstrong has regretted his offhand remark about distressed babies. The changes in employee benefits that h...

Feb 10 2014, 7:14am CST

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AOL hands over Patch operations to investment firm

AOL hands over operations of troubled local-news division Patch to turnaround firm NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is handing...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

This is the way the saga of Patch and AOL ends: Not with a bang, nor with a whimper, but with a “Huh?” Pressed to find a buyer...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

AOL to Acquire Video Advertising Platform Adap.tv for Massive $405 Million

AOL to Acquire Video Advertising Platform Adap.tv for Massive $405 Million

AOL has just made a big purchase. It is to acquire Adap.tv for massive $405 million out of which $322 million is paid in cash a...

Aug 7 2013, 9:38am CDT

AOL Reader is Launching on Monday

AOL Reader is Launching on Monday as Google Reader Replacement

AOL will debut its online reader starting from Monday in private beta. AOL reader is a replacement of Google reader. But it lau...

Jun 22 2013, 8:20am CDT

Microsoft Pays $1.056 Billion for AOL Patents and Licensing Agreement

Microsoft Pays $1.056 Billion for AOL Patents and Licensing Agreement

AOL sells Microsoft lots of patents...

Apr 9 2012, 2:00pm CDT

AOL seeks to Merge with Yahoo! according to new Rumor

AOL seeks to Merge with Yahoo! according to new Rumor

CEO Carol Bartz got fired and the future of Yahoo! is unclear. New report says that AOL is talking with advisers to Yahoo! abou...

Sep 9 2011, 1:42pm CDT

Aol relaunches Aol.com

Aol relaunches Aol.com

AOL launched a new page design for aol.com. The new design is based on several iterations extensively tested by the comp...

Nov 1 2010, 7:10am CDT

Yahoo rumored to get aquired by AOL and Private Equity Firms

The Wall Street Journal runs a report saying that AOL is discussing a Yahoo merger with Private-Equity firms. The discussion ar...

Oct 14 2010, 5:08am CDT

AOL confirms TechCrunch Purchase

The rumor turned true. AOL buys TechCrunch....

Sep 28 2010, 1:12pm CDT

TechCrunch rumored to get bought by AOL

TechCrunch rumored to get bought by AOL

TechCrunch is often the source for juicy Rumors. Now they are themselves in the Rumor mill....

Sep 28 2010, 2:53am CDT

Time Warner announces to split off AOL

Time Warner announces to split off AOL

Time Warner Inc. announced plans to make AOL an independent, publicly traded company. Today, Time Warner owns 95% of AOL, and G...

May 28 2009, 7:55am CDT

Google's Tim Armstrong to become CEO of AOL

Google's Tim Armstrong to become CEO of AOL

Tim Armstrong, Google Senior Vice President, has been named Chairman and CEO of AOL. Current AOL Chairman and CEO Randy Falco...

Mar 13 2009, 2:24am CDT

AOL Announces New AIM Express

AOL Announces New AIM Express

AOL has launched a new version of its instant messenger application called AIM Express. The new service is a flash-based web ve...

Aug 21 2008, 10:23am CDT

Yahoo back in the News with AOL Merger Talks and rekindled Microsoft Interest

Microsoft and Billionaire financier Icahn had a chat last week and the message to Yahoo is that Microsoft is still interested t...

Jul 7 2008, 10:00am CDT

Yahoo! to test Google Adsense and talks to AOL

Yahoo! has announced that they would begin a limited test of Google Inc.'s AdSense for Search service, which will deliver relev...

Apr 10 2008, 6:00am CDT

AOL Open Mobile Software Platform

AOL Open Mobile Software Platform

AOL announced its Open Mobile Platform today with availability slated for this summer. The platform is intended to provide deve...

Feb 11 2008, 7:09am CST

AOL buys Widget Company Goowy

AOL buys Widget Company Goowy

AOL today announced that it has acquired Goowy Media, Inc., a widget development and analytics tools company based in San Diego...

Feb 4 2008, 1:00am CST

AOL to cut 2,000 Jobs

AOL to cut 2,000 Jobs

Time Warner Inc., will lay-off 2,000 employees at AOL. This is about 20% of the Internet unit's worldwide workforce. AOL's pr...

Oct 15 2007, 1:56pm CDT

AOL Fires CTO over Search Log Scandal

The WSJ just reports that apparently AOL is firing their CTO and two other employees over the Search Log the company released o...

Aug 21 2006, 1:35pm CDT

AOL On Treasure Hunt In Pursuit of Spammer Settlement

AOL On Treasure Hunt In Pursuit of Spammer Settlement

Here's one for the offbeat files. It seems that AOL has an interesting option to collect the money that's owed to them by a "r...

Aug 17 2006, 4:00am CDT

AOL Search Log Disaster still Hot Topic

AOL is not getting off easy from their mishap of releasing search log data of 658,000 AOL subscribers. The press has a field da...

Aug 12 2006, 8:15am CDT

AOL Searcher Number 4417749 Exposed - It Could Have Been You!

The released AOL search log release scandal from the weekend is getting worse as people start to successfully put names behind...

Aug 9 2006, 2:01am CDT

Confirmed: Free AOL To Broadband Customers

Confirmed: Free AOL To Broadband Customers

We talked about this last month as being a possibility, but now it's official. Time Warner is going to offer multiple AOL serv...

Aug 2 2006, 11:00am CDT

AOL To Provide Free Service To High-Speed Customers?

AOL To Provide Free Service To High-Speed Customers?

AOL, known to most people as "that Internet service provider that costs way too much money", may reportedly soon be absolutely...

Jul 6 2006, 10:05am CDT

AOL To Offer Mobile Phone Service in Germany

AOL To Offer Mobile Phone Service in Germany

AOL Germany CEO Charles Fränkl says in an interview that the company will launch a mobile phone service in Germany in 2006. T...

May 27 2006, 2:02am CDT

Confirmed: Google Buys 5% of AOL

Google blocked Microsoft out of AOL by taking a 5% stake in the company for $1 billion. The deal involves also a $300 million...

Dec 21 2005, 1:16am EST

AOL and Warner Bros. Announce In2TV - Watch Old TV Series Online for Free

AOL and Warner Bros. Announce In2TV - Watch Old TV Series Online for Free

Thousands of episodes from television series will be on in2TV in early 2006 thanks to AOL and Warner Bros. In2TV will showca...

Nov 14 2005, 8:18am EST

Blog Deal: AOL Buys Weblogs Inc. Including Engadget

Blog Deal: AOL Buys Weblogs Inc. Including Engadget

PaidContent (Via CNET) reports that AOL will buy Weblogs Inc. including famous technology blog Engadget - So Engadget will be p...

Oct 6 2005, 8:55am EST