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Verizon to offload Yahoo, AOL for US$5 billion

Verizon to offload Yahoo, AOL for US$5 billion

Ending an expensive and unsuccessful run at media and advertising.
Eva Mathews and Krystal Hu May 4 2021, 1:35PM Digital
Verizon Media to lay off 7 percent of workforce

Verizon Media to lay off 7 percent of workforce

As unit struggles to gain traction.
Gina Narcisi Jan 24 2019, 12:25PM Digital
Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion

Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion

Biggest US telco searches for growth.
Reuters Staff May 13 2015, 7:07AM Collaboration
Microsoft, Google, Apple look to curb govt surveillance

Microsoft, Google, Apple look to curb govt surveillance

Form alliance in wake of security concerns.
Robert Westervelt Dec 10 2013, 8:52AM Security
Google, Facebook unite to combat "bad ads"

Google, Facebook unite to combat "bad ads"

Join new coalition of tech giants.
Marcos Colon Jun 19 2012, 8:33AM Collaboration
Microsoft pays $1bn for 800 AOL patents

Microsoft pays $1bn for 800 AOL patents

Beats others in competitive auction.
Rick Whiting Apr 10 2012, 7:35AM Hardware
AOL launches free anti-virus software

AOL launches free anti-virus software

AOL online division it launched a free anti-virus program for online users, providing real-time scanning and hourly updates.
Staff Writers Aug 8 2006, 9:38AM Security
Time Warner's AOL seeks technology, traffic: CEO

Time Warner's AOL seeks technology, traffic: CEO

Time Warner's AOL division "needs to catch up" to its internet peers and is engaged in discussions to bolster its underlying search technology, according to the company's top executive.
Staff Writers Dec 9 2005, 9:45AM Collaboration
Microsoft, Google still vying for AOL linkup

Microsoft, Google still vying for AOL linkup

Microsoft and Google are in a "two-horse" race to strike an internet advertising partnership with Time Warner's AOL online unit, sources familiar with the talks said.
Staff Writers Dec 7 2005, 12:14PM Collaboration
Time Warner posts higher profit, boosts buyback

Time Warner posts higher profit, boosts buyback

Time Warner has reported a bigger-than-expected 80 percent jump in quarterly profit, beating analysts' expectations, as high-speed internet and digital phone services drew more subscribers and online advertising sales increased.
Staff Writers Nov 3 2005, 10:30AM Mobility
Skype sees Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL as main threats

Skype sees Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL as main threats

Internet phone-calling phenomenon Skype, which was bought by online auction company eBay for almost US$4 billion, said it sees computer giant Microsoft as one of its biggest potential rivals.
Staff Writers Oct 17 2005, 3:30PM Mobility
Google, Comcast talks on AOL progressing: sources

Google, Comcast talks on AOL progressing: sources

Talks for Google and Comcast to buy a minority stake in Time Warner Inc.'s America Online are progressing, sources close to the matter said on Thursday, even as a top Time Warner executive declined to confirm the negotiations.
Staff Writers Oct 14 2005, 2:06PM Collaboration
Google, Comcast in talks to invest in AOL

Google, Comcast in talks to invest in AOL

Google and Comcast are in "serious discussions" to buy a minority stake in Time Warner's America Online, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
Staff Writers Oct 13 2005, 12:30PM Software
AOL boosts anti-phishing protection

AOL boosts anti-phishing protection

America Online, the online division of Time Warner, has said it plans to step up protections against the illegal gathering of subscribers' sensitive data through fraudulent websites.
Staff Writers Oct 6 2005, 11:45AM Security

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