Stories tagged: AOL
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Goodbye: AOL discontinuing pioneering Instant Messenger
AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Pence hands over AOL emails from time as Indiana’s governor
Vice President Mike Pence has turned over emails from a private AOL.com account he used to conduct official business while he was Indiana’s governor.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
It’s official: Verizon finally buys Yahoo
Under a newly bolstered Verizon, Yahoo and AOL will combine as part of a new media and technology company called Oath.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
Verizon’s AOL cutting 500 jobs, will focus on mobile, video
AOL is cutting about 500 jobs, or 8 percent of its workforce, as it trims back following some deals and focuses on mobile, video and data.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 4 p.m.
Online startups tackle local news
A handful of new startups are tackling a thorny problem that AOL couldn’t solve with zillions of dollars: How to cover local news in different cities without going broke.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Jim Kimsey, AOL co-founder, dies at 76
Jim Kimsey, the co-founder of Web pioneer AOL, has died of cancer at age 76.
Mon., April 23, 2012, 10:15 a.m.
Microsoft sells AOL patents to Facebook
Microsoft, which just bought patents from AOL for $1 billion, is now turning around and selling most of them to Facebook for $550 million.