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Tim Armstrong reinvents a flagging AOL

In 2009, when Tim Armstrong took over as chief executive of AOL Inc., he faced a daunting task: Turn around a company that had gone from an Internet pioneer to near obsolescence in less than a decade.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Business
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Silicon Valley aims for Cuba, but treads carefully

If Horacio Nunez grew up in the United States instead of Cuba, the 26-year-old software engineer might have spent hours of his youth surfing the Web. But he had no Internet connection to his Havana home, so he learned how ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Business
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Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Internet
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Dutch threaten UberPOP with million-euro fine

Dutch authorities on Tuesday said they have raised the amount they can fine UberPOP to one million euros ($1,12 million) after the taxi service paid out the previous maximum of 100,000 euros.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Business
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