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Lights, action: Tech giants rush into original TV

The battle of the tech giants is now moving into television. Following the success of Netflix and a fresh push by Amazon in online video, the latest players looking to get into the gold rush may be Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL, ...

Apr 09, 2014
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AOL tunes into video ads with Adap.tv buy

US Internet pioneer AOL announced Wednesday that it is buying online video advertising platform Adap.tv in a $405 million deal spotlighting the lucrative potential of the market.

Aug 08, 2013
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Google, Facebook condemn online spying

Google chief Larry Page and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg condemned online spying Friday and called for governments to be more revealing about snooping on the Internet.

Jun 08, 2013
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Global netizens see worrying trend in US spying

Revelations that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide failed to shock global netizens, who say they've already given up on expectations of online privacy in the face of growing ...

Jun 08, 2013
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YouTube says the battle with TV is already over

YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle—if there ever was one—is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to forecast that Internet video will displace ...

May 02, 2013
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AOL posts profit in 'milestone' quarter

AOL on Wednesday posted a profit for the second quarter of $970.8 million, boosted by a big sale of patents, while citing signs of progress in turning around the struggling Internet firm.

Jul 25, 2012
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AOL launches $400 mn share buyback

AOL on Thursday launched a $400 million stock buyback in the latest move aimed at improving shareholder value at the Internet and media group.

Jun 28, 2012
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