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AOL's Patch plans 500 local sites by end of year

(AP) -- AOL intends to grow its Patch network of community news sites to include more than 500 neighborhoods by the end of December - a move the struggling Internet company hopes will strengthen its online advertising business.

dateAug 17, 2010 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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Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL

(AP)—Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with ...

dateSep 26, 2014 in Business
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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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AOL unloads social networking site Bebo

(AP) -- AOL Inc. is paring its ambitions in online social networking, selling a website called Bebo that it bought a little more than two years ago for $850 million when AOL was still part of Time Warner Inc.

dateJun 17, 2010 in Business
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Former AOL head to run News Corp. digital

Jonathan Miller, a former head of Time Warner online unit AOL, was named by News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday to oversee MySpace and other digital businesses at the media giant.

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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AOL execs, some analysts see changes taking hold

(AP) -- AOL Inc. reported a $1 billion-plus second-quarter loss and tumbling revenue, yet the dismal-sounding numbers appear to belie a more positive reality: The troubled Internet company is actually chugging ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Business
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