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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 management's performance.

dateSep 26, 2014 in Business
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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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Huff Post closes deal to join AOL

The Huffington Post officially joined AOL Monday, celebrating with the announcement that it had nabbed reporters from The New York Times, Yahoo!, and even Rupert Murdoch's new iPad newspaper The Daily.

dateMar 07, 2011 in Business
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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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AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo! in ad deal: WSJ

AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo! are proposing to offer space on each other's sites to advertisers in a bid to take on Google, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

dateSep 15, 2011 in Internet
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