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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion, 15 years after AOL had biggest failed merger in history
Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion, 15 years after AOL had biggest failed merger in history
Verizon Communications has announced today the purchase of AOL for $4.4 billion as the company looks to expand its advertising and mobile video services. ...... 13 May 2015 - 1 comment
Report: Verizon has expressed interest in acquiring AOL
Report: Verizon has expressed interest in acquiring AOL
According to sources, Verizon has had discussions with AOL with the massive telecom looking to either acquire the smaller Internet company or ...... 06 Jan 2015
Microsoft to distribute AOL videos
Microsoft to distribute AOL videos
Microsoft and AOL have announced a new pact in which the software giant will distribute many of AOL's videos via some of their Web properties. ...... 26 Apr 2014
Winamp, Shoutcast live to fight another day
Winamp, Shoutcast live to fight another day
AOL, which announced last month to significant outcry that media player Winamp and its companion Shoutcast radio service would be shutting down ...... 21 Dec 2013
Petition to turn Winamp into open-source software hits 25,000 signatures
Petition to turn Winamp into open-source software hits 25,000 signatures
Our most read article of the past week was the news that AOL had announced the shutdown of popular cross-platform media player Winamp. Despite ...... 27 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
AOL still has 2.8 million dial-up subscribers
AOL still has 2.8 million dial-up subscribers
AOL reported its Q4 quarterly earnings this morning, and Dan Frommer put together some charts with the most interesting facts form the report. ...... 09 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
About.me goes independent after buying itself back from AOL
About.me goes independent after buying itself back from AOL
This week, About.me, the online personal portal site, announced that it had purchased itself back from AOL, which had bought them in 2011. ...... 06 Feb 2013
AOL denies report it is already looking to sell TechCrunch, Engadget
AOL denies report it is already looking to sell TechCrunch, Engadget
This morning, a report hit the wire that AOL was looking to sell its popular Engadget and TechCrunch tech content sites. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong ...... 09 May 2012
Microsoft to buy AOL patents for $1 billion
Microsoft to buy AOL patents for $1 billion
Microsoft has announced today that they will purchase AOL's portfolio of patents for $1 billion. The 800 patents will be purchased in full ...... 09 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
AOL patents not worth too much, says firm
AOL patents not worth too much, says firm
Last week, AOL hired Evercore Partners to help it sell its 800-strong patent portfolio. The company confirmed it has received numerous buyout ...... 01 Apr 2012 - 5 comments
AOL looking to sell patent portfolio
AOL looking to sell patent portfolio
AOL has hired Evercore Partners to help it sell its 800-strong patent portfolio. The company has confirmed it has received numerous buyout ...... 25 Mar 2012 - 1 comment
AOL still has about 3.5 million dial-up users
AOL still has about 3.5 million dial-up users
According to AOL's latest quarterly earnings, the company still has 3.5 million dial-up subscribers accessing the internet with 8Kbps download speeds. ...... 03 Nov 2011 - 21 comments
AoL, Yahoo and Microsoft team up to take on Google
AoL, Yahoo and Microsoft team up to take on Google
AoL, Microsoft and Yahoo have teamed up this week to compete better against search giant Google. The three companies will begin selling ad ...... 15 Sep 2011
Arrington forced out at TechCrunch
Arrington forced out at TechCrunch
The power struggle between Michael Arrington and Ariana Huffington over control of the TechCrunch blog has ended with Arrington leaving to concentrate ...... 12 Sep 2011
Update: Yahoo! says no to AoL merger talks
Update: Yahoo! says no to AoL merger talks
Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that AoL was looking into merging with Yahoo!, with AoL CEO Tim Armstrong looking into the CEO spot recently ...... 11 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
AOL in merger talks with Yahoo?
AOL in merger talks with Yahoo?
Bloomberg has reported that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has been talking to Yahoo! advisers to gauge any interest in a merger of the two struggling companies. ...... 10 Sep 2011
AoL having even more problems: Huffington vs Arrington
AoL having even more problems: Huffington vs Arrington
The struggling content company hits another roadblock. Over the last year, AoL, in its effort to transition into a digital media company, ...... 06 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
AOL looking to go private
AOL looking to go private
AOL is in talks with banks in an effort to take the struggling company private. For now, the discussion are revolving around a per share ...... 31 Aug 2011 - 5 comments
AOL considered buying Apple in the 90s
AOL considered buying Apple in the 90s
According to former Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis, AOL considered buying Apple in the 90s, as the computer maker floundered. In 1996, Apple was ...... 26 Aug 2011 - 14 comments
AOL considering starting subscriptions for its content
AOL considering starting subscriptions for its content
In news that has been unanimously panned, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has said that the company may begin offering premium versions of its online ...... 21 Jun 2011 - 9 comments
AOL laying off 20 percent of workforce
AOL laying off 20 percent of workforce
AOL is prepared to cut up to 20 percent of its global workforce, this week, with as many as 900 people losing there jobs. The company will ...... 10 Mar 2011 - 14 comments
AOL to purchase Huffington Post for $315 million
AOL to purchase Huffington Post for $315 million
AOL has announced today that they will purchase the popular news/lifestyle website The Huffington Post, which started in 2005 and now has 25 ...... 07 Feb 2011
AOL spent over $300 million sending out those subscriber discs in the 90s
AOL spent over $300 million sending out those subscriber discs in the 90s
Techcrunch had a very interesting article today about those annoying AOL installation discs that every American received in the mail, usually once per month. ...... 28 Dec 2010 - 8 comments
Rumor: AOL to breakup then merge with Yahoo
Rumor: AOL to breakup then merge with Yahoo
According to sources close to the company, it seems as though AOL may be in the process of breaking up the company before merging it with portal giant Yahoo. ...... 06 Dec 2010 - 7 comments
     

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