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  • Google, Apple, Facebook push for limits on government surveillance 09-12-2013 03:11 PM

    Bangalore: Eight US web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance. The companies - Google Inc, Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter, LinkedIn Corp, Yahoo Inc and AOL Inc - issued an...
  • AOL shutting down the once-popular Winamp media player 21-11-2013 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: AOL announced the closure of Winamp.com and its associated web services. The services will no longer be available from December 20, 2013, said the company. The company has also made it clear that Winamp media players will no longer be available for download past Dec 20. Users can...
  • AOL to buy video ad platform for $405 million 08-08-2013 10:32 AM

    New York: AOL Inc said on Wednesday it would buy Adap.tv, an electronic trading platform that helps companies advertise on video websites, for $405 million in its biggest acquisition under CEO Tim Armstrong. AOL, which is trying to rely less on its dial-up subscription service, also reported higher-than-expected revenue for...
  • Internet giants deny granting 'direct access' to servers 08-06-2013 12:40 AM

    San Francisco: Major tech companies including Apple Inc, Google and Facebook Inc on Thursday said they do not provide any government agency with "direct access" to their servers, contradicting a Washington Post report that they have granted such access under a classified data collection program. The newspaper reported that the...
  • US agents tapping servers of leading Internet companies: Report 08-06-2013 12:06 AM

    Washington: The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading US Internet companies, allowing investigators to examine e-mails, photos and other documents that can be used to track people and their contacts over time, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The highly...
  • US govt monitoring internet activity of many people worldwide: Reports 07-06-2013 11:51 PM

    Details are now emerging that the US government allegedly has been monitoring internet activity of millions of people worldwide. The Washington Post and The Guardian are reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI are tapping directly into the servers of nine leading Internet companies, including Microsoft, Yahoo,...
  • Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL team up to sell ads 09-11-2011 08:19 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL are joining forces in an online advertising attack on Google and Facebook. The alliance, announced Tuesday, is designed to sell some of the less-prized ad space that Microsoft Corp. Yahoo Inc. and AOL Inc. have had trouble filling on their own. Even as they...
  • Yahoo, AOL Microsoft plan ad sale deal: Report 15-09-2011 04:39 PM

    New York: Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft are joining up to sell each other's advertising inventory, according to published reports. Citing unnamed sources, the tech blog AllThingsD reported earlier Wednesday that executives from Yahoo Inc., AOL Inc. and Microsoft Corp. told Web publishers and ad buyers about the plan at a...
  • TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington leaves blog 13-09-2011 07:31 AM

    New York: Michael Arrington, founder of the popular technology blog TechCrunch, is leaving the blog and its owner, AOL, to work on the venture capital fund he recently started. Arrington, 41, sold TechCrunch to AOL nearly a year ago. When he and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong announced the acquisition last...
  • AOL launches personalised magazine iPad app 03-08-2011 08:13 AM

    San Francisco: Internet company AOL is trying to snatch a larger portion of the tablet computer audience by launching free iPad software that presents a customised, daily e-magazine that draws in content from all over the Web. Called Editions, the software is similar to news-aggregating mobile apps such as Flipboard...
  • AOL, Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers 13-04-2011 11:09 AM

    New York: The Huffington Post unfairly pocketed more than $100 million from its unpaid bloggers when AOL Inc bought it in February, a lawsuit against the influential news website said on Tuesday. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, comes two months after Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the website, sold...
  • AOL India lays off hundreds of employees 10-03-2011 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: AOL is in the midst of a big cut in its workforce, including those based in India, suggest media reports. Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital reports that the company is drastically cutting staff at its India unit. According to All Things Digital's sources, AOL will lay off...
  • How HuffPo became a star and why AOL wants it 09-02-2011 11:23 AM

    New York: Tim Armstrong has looked like the unluckiest man in media for the past year. He used to be Google's ad sales maestro, the definition of digital success. But ever since May 2009, when he took the job of turning around AOL, he has overseen abysmal earnings, wretched morale...
  • AOL to buy Huffington Post for $ 315 million 07-02-2011 11:26 AM

    New York: Online company AOL Inc is buying highly-trafficked website Huffington Post in a $ 315 million deal that represents a big bet on the future of online news. The acquisition, which will put Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington in charge of all AOL content, brings AOL an additional 25...
  • AOL mulls breakup, then merger with Yahoo 07-12-2010 04:22 PM

    New York: AOL Inc is actively exploring a breakup of the company in a complicated series of transactions that may lead to a merger with Yahoo Inc, sources close to the plans told Reuters. AOL has not yet made a formal proposal to Yahoo, these people say. Shares of AOL...
  • AOL to buy tech blog TechCrunch 29-09-2010 01:33 PM

    San Francisco: AOL Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy technology blog TechCrunch and its sister sites for an undisclosed amount in a bid to expand its news production. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington made the announcement onstage at TechCrunch's Disrupt conference in San Francisco. They...
  • AOL launches online advertising system 28-09-2010 12:18 PM

    New York: AOL Inc launched a new online advertising system that it hopes will transform the way advertisers reach consumers on the Internet, its top executive told Reuters on Monday. AOL launched "Project Devil," a system that offers advertisers cleaner ad formats than before and more utility like the locations...
  • AOL to sell social networking site Bebo 17-06-2010 05:59 PM

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  • Now a Yahoo bid from former AOL CEO 03-12-2008 11:00 AM

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  • Yahoo set to spurn Microsoft, may turn suitor for AOL 11-02-2008 05:12 PM

    Mumbai: Five Indian cricketers, who were not part of the national side in the just-concluded test series against the West Indies, left for London to participate in the upcoming tour of England. Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, S Sreesanth, who had all skipped the Caribbean tour due to injuries...
  • Yahoo seeks to restart merger talks with AOL 11-02-2008 03:31 PM

    Roseau, Dominica: West Indian captain Darren Sammy was surprised that India shut the shop early and did not go full throttle for the victory in the final Test of the three-match series here. India required 86 runs from the final 15 overs but settled for a draw, ending their second...
  • Most Americans fear terror in '07 01-01-2007 05:12 PM

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  • Naughty or nice? Bush is both 29-12-2006 03:58 PM

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  • AOL set to make an Indian debut 27-10-2006 05:01 PM

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