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You've Got Freedom: AOL ends ties with Time Warner

(AP) -- AOL is shaking loose from Time Warner Inc. and heading into the next decade the way it began this one, as an independent company. Unlike in the 1990s, though, when AOL got rich selling dial-up Internet ...

dateDec 06, 2009 in Business
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AOL offers buyouts to over a third of work force

(AP) -- The struggling Internet company AOL plans to shed up to 2,500 jobs - more than a third of its work force - as it prepares to separate from Time Warner and finally sever their ill-fated marriage.

dateNov 19, 2009 in Business
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Web-based e-mail features come to desktop software

(AP) -- E-mail has taken a full circle. Over the years, Web-based e-mail services have gotten much better, sporting many features once available only with the e-mail programs that reside on the computer desktop.

dateNov 11, 2009 in Internet
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Web-monitoring software gathers data on kid chats

(AP) -- Parents who install a leading brand of software to monitor their kids' online activities may be unwittingly allowing the developer to gather marketing data from children as young as 7 - and to sell ...

dateSep 04, 2009 in Software
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Time Warner beats 2Q estimates; outlook steady

(AP) -- Time Warner Inc.'s second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street forecasts Wednesday despite a declining advertising market, as its Turner cable networks held up better than expected and "The Hangover" ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Business
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AOL tries to recapture that startup feeling

(AP) -- It might seem an odd move for a company that relies on money from advertising. Yet AOL is reducing the number of ads it shows on its home page and some other Web sites it runs.

dateJul 20, 2009 in Internet
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AOL buys two Web startups

Internet pioneer AOL, which Time Warner plans to spin off into an independent company later this year, announced on Thursday that it had bought two small Web startups focused on local content.

dateJun 12, 2009 in Internet
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MySpace's new CEO promises innovation

(AP) -- The new leaders of News Corp.'s MySpace said Wednesday they need to innovate to rejuvenate the social networking site, which has suffered from stalled user growth.

dateMay 28, 2009 in Internet
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