$1.1B Microsoft Patent Deal Done, AOL Buys Back $600M In...
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Yahoo Is Escalating The Hostilities And The Stakes In Its...
Yahoo offices in Santa Clara, Calif. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press / April 27, 2012)Yahoo is escalating the hostilities and the stakes in its increasingly acrimonious patent battle with Facebook.In papers filed in San Francisco federal court Friday, the Internet search company expanded its
AOL Selling Patents To Microsoft In $1 Billion Deal
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- AOL said early Monday that it is selling hundreds of patents to Microsoft Corp. for more than $1 billion. The news sent shares of AOL surging.AOL (AOL) agreed to sell more than 800 patents to Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) for $1.1 billion in cash. AOL also granted a
How The IPad Could Devastate Google’s Fruitful Search...
It is often heard how Apple’s iPad will cause the doom for the products owned by Microsoft Windows. However, one would hardly ever hear the mention of Google. Strangely, if the reports from the two analysts of Wall Street Journal are to be believed, iPad and its expansion plans poses a great
AIM Is (Unofficially) Dead (Updated)
For anyone inside the generation for which AOL was synonymous with the internet, and AIM was prerequisite to any social life at all, some pretty sad news: AOL just sacked its IM team. The old king of chat is paraplegic.The AOL Instant Messenger group took the deepest cut so far. A former AOL
AOL Said To Discuss Deal With Yahoo Advisers
AOL Inc. signage is displayed outside the company's headquarters building in New York. Photographer: Jin Lee/BloombergAOL Inc. (AOL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong is talking with advisers to Yahoo! Inc. to gauge its interest in combining the companies after the ouster of CEO Carol Bartz,
High Court Denies Suit Against E&Y Over Time-AOL Deal - Law360
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the fiduciary exception to attorney-client privilege does not apply to the general trust relationship between the U.S. and Indian tribes, overturning rulings that allowed the Jicarilla Apache Nation to obtain energy development trustee documents.The U.S.
AOL Relaunches AOL TV With Help From I.TV | VentureBeat
AOL on Thursday announced it is relaunching its AOL TV television site by teaming up with i.TV and integrating content from now-closed TV Squad. The revamped site went live this morning.The new site is designed to be a TV fan’s companion and features interactive TV listings that offer social
Black Swans & White Crows: An Anonymous FB Conversation Re:...
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Twitter Suspends UberTwitter, Twidroy Applications: Here's Why
Twitter has just suspended two third-party Twitter clients, UberTwitter and Twidroyd, for violating the company's policies and trademarks.According to a statement obtained by TechCrunch, Twitter explained the violations "include, but aren't limited to, a privacy issue with private Direct Messages
AOL Buys Huffington Post For $315 Million (AP News Video) -...
CHICAGO – AOL Inc, made the announcement on Monday it will buy the Huffington Post for $315 million.A digital analyst Ken Doctor says online news is going to be more popular than newspapers and broadcast within the next two years.“We’re seeing a maturation of digital news,” said Doctor.
80% Of AOL's Revenue Is Subscribers, 75% Of Whom Don't Need It...
A New Yorker profile this week details how 80% of AOL's revenue comes from subscriptions, and, according to an ex-AOL exec, 75% of those users are people who subscribe to the dial-up service and don't need. Basically we're talking about folks who have another kind of ISP and don't realize that you
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