HUFFINGTON POST

  • Huffington Post plans India edition; launch in May January 23, 2014

    Davos: USbased leading online newspaper Huffington Post is planning to launch an India edition by May this year and negotiations are currently underway to finalise a local partner for this venture. "We are working very hard on our India edition. We are in negotiations right now and we hope...
  • Huffington Post deletes Sonia from the richest world leaders' list December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: After declaring Congress President Sonia Gandhi the 12th richest leader in the world three days ago, the Huffington Post has deleted her name from the list with rejoinder. The Huffington Post report now carries a footnote at the bottom of the article stating, "Sonia Gandhi and the former emir...
  • Over 3,00,000 attempts made to watch porn in UK Parliament: Report September 5, 2013

    Over 300,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites from the British Parliament in the past year, according to official figures. Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the 'Huffington Post UK', the House of Commons authorities acknowledged that users of the Parliamentary Network servers have repeatedly attempted to access...
  • Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post hacked by Syrian group August 28, 2013

    San Francisco: Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses. The Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group that has previously attacked media...
  • Snapshot: Superstar Aamir Khan poses with Arianna Huffington April 25, 2013

    Arianna Huffington poses with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, among TIME magazine's list of 100 most influential people of 2013. ...
  • Wrote a book because wanted to read it: Jimmy Soni October 23, 2012

    Marcus Porcius Cato: aristocrat who walked barefoot and slept on the ground with his troops, political heavyweight who cultivated the image of a Stoic philosopher, a hardnosed defender of tradition who presented himself as a man out of the sacred Roman past and the last man standing when Rome's...
  • Masala Dosa among 10 dishes to try before you die July 9, 2012

    New York: Popular South Indian dish Masala Dosa has made it to the list of '10 foods to try before you die', compiled by the Huffington Post. The list, prepared by travel blog viator for the newspaper, includes dishes from around the world as a musttry for travellers. Masala dosa features...
  • AOL wins, bloggers lose over HuffPo payment suit March 31, 2012

    New York: The Huffington Post doesn't have to pay bloggers for providing content for its website in part because they knew from the start they wouldn't be paid and could have taken their work elsewhere, a federal judge ruled Friday. US District Judge John Koeltl dismissed a lawsuit that bloggers filed...
  • NY Times sues Huffington Post over parenting blog November 8, 2011

    Washington: The New York Times Co has sued AOL Inc to force its Huffington Post online news website to rename a parenting blog with a similar name to its own. In a lawsuit filed late Friday in the US District Court in Manhattan, the Times said Huffington Post's "Parentlode" blog had...
  • AOL, Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers April 13, 2011

    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, cofounder of the website, sold it...
  • YouTube to boost staff by 30 pct in 2011 March 11, 2011

    New York: YouTube, the popular video site owned by Google Inc, said on Thursday it is adding 200 jobs, boosting its staff by more than 30 percent in its biggest hiring year. In a blog posting, the company also said more than 35 hours of video are uploaded to its site...
  • AOL India lays off hundreds of employees March 10, 2011

    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 about...
  • How HuffPo became a star and why AOL wants it February 9, 2011

    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 February 7, 2011

    New York: Online company AOL Inc is buying highlytrafficked 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 cofounder Arianna Huffington in charge of all AOL content, brings AOL an additional 25 million...