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TechCrunch Sheds Another Of Its Old School Writers TechCrunch Sheds Another Of Its Old School Writers

After AOL acquired TechCrunch, the popular tech blog started going through a lot of changes. They weren’t all immediately noticeable, but it didn’t take too long for things to be very publicly coming apart at the seams. That’s no slight …

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu & Digitas Partner On “Digital Content NewsFronts” Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu & Digitas Partner On “Digital Content NewsFronts”

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu and Digitas are partnering on “Digital Content NewFronts“. During a two-week period from April 19th to May 2nd, each partner will host an independent event in NYC to connect brands with content. The events are …

AOL’s New iPad Optimized Site Goes Live AOL’s New iPad Optimized Site Goes Live
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AOL has announced the launch of a new iPad-optimized version of their site today. The site is designed to take advantage of the iPad’s touch screen and to provide iPad users with easy access to AOL’s content and services. The …

Yahoo Right Media Exchange To Show AOL Inventory Yahoo Right Media Exchange To Show AOL Inventory

Yahoo and AOL announced a partnership where AOL will use Yahoo’s Right Media Exchange to provide access to AOL inventory as part of the display ad agreements announced last year. “The inventory AOL makes available under the display advertising agreement …

AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos” AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos”

Following up with their company’s financial earnings being released this morning, Tim Armstrong, AOL CEO and Chairman, and Arte Minson, AOL CFO, took some time this morning to conduct a Q&A with the media about the implications of the Q4 …

AOL Releases Q4 2011 Earnings AOL Releases Q4 2011 Earnings

AOL released their financial earnings for the fourth quarter of the 2011 financial year this morning and initial reviews seem to be more positive than negative for the media company. It announced that their shares are up $0.23 and revenue …

Google Reigns As Search Ad Spending Increases Google Reigns As Search Ad Spending Increases

With elections in the United States and the Summer Olympic Games across the Atlantic pond in London this year, U.S. ad spending is expected to continue a strong growth throughout 2012, according to eMarketer. The digital marketing analysis firm estimates …

Steve Case Lauds President Obama, Startup America Agenda Steve Case Lauds President Obama, Startup America Agenda

Steve Case, a co-founder of AOL and current Chairman and CEO of Revolution LCC, teased the business world earlier today with this tweet: @SteveCaseSteve CaseBREAKING: My statement regarding the @WhiteHouse announcement today of #StartupAmerica legislative agenda http://t.co/p0xeCQn4 #wecandothis 20 minutes …

DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards
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Fifteen major companies have joined forces on a “technical working group” called DMARC to develop new standards to help reduce the threat of spam and phishing emails. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. The companies involved include: …

AOL’s Content Strategy Blasted By One Of Its Largest Shareholders AOL’s Content Strategy Blasted By One Of Its Largest Shareholders

It’s just great PR after great PR for AOL these days. Last week, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote a scathing post about AOL’s approach to TechCrunch, and getting rid of Heather Harde. He basically implied that everything is falling apart …

Heather Harde Officially Out At TechCrunch (AOL) Heather Harde Officially Out At TechCrunch (AOL)

Last month, reports emerged that TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde, who since TechCrunch was acquired by AOL, has actually been general manager of AOL’s technology properties, had handed in her resignation. Today, it’s official. She’ll be stepping down at the end …

AOL Rumored To Be Looking For HuffPost President, ReadWriteWeb Acquired By Say Media AOL Rumored To Be Looking For HuffPost President, ReadWriteWeb Acquired By Say Media

It’s been quite a year for shake-up among prominent tech blogs. None have been more highly publicized than Michael Arrington leaving TechCrunch after it was acquired by AOL. A handful of others from TechCrunch also stepped away, or pulled back …

Top Searches & Questions of 2011 (According to ASK & AOL) Top Searches & Questions of 2011 (According to ASK & AOL)

Earlier this week, we looked at Bing’s year-end round-up (be it a little early) of the top searches of 2011. And the lists continue as today both AOL and Ask released their versions. Ask’s fittingly come in the form of …

TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL
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Who would have ever thought that AOL purchasing TechCrunch wouldn’t go down as a completely smooth journey off into the sunset? If you follow tech journalism news, you know that the journey has been anything but smooth, with the biggest …

Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership
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Back in September, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL held a meeting to discuss a potential advertising partnership, which would see the companies banding together to compete with Google. It appears that we’re about to see the fruits of that partnership. Today, …

AOL Q3 Earnings Released AOL Q3 Earnings Released

AOL released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. That includes $532 million in revenues and growth in ad sales. “AOL grew global advertising by 8%, driven by 28% and 15% growth in third party network and …

MapQuest Vibe Launched to Rank Local Businesses MapQuest Vibe Launched to Rank Local Businesses

AOL announced the launch of MapQuest Vibe, which it says generates “real-time rankings of neighborhoods, local hotspots and points-of interests using sophisticated algorithms.” “MapQuest Vibe helps people cut through the ratings clutter by providing actual rankings based on key criteria …

Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal

Last month, we looked at some chatter that was going around that AOL wants to merge with Yahoo, but that Yahoo was not too interested. A Bloomberg piece, citing “people familiar with the matter,” indicated that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong …

Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch? Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch?
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A couple weeks ago, it became official that TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is no longer a part of AOL, after (and before) much drama unfolded. TechCrunch, so far, is going along with most of the same writers,though columnist Paul Carr …

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Partner On Ads Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Partner On Ads

Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL are teaming up to compete with Google in advertising, according to a report that the three Internet giants hosted a dinner last night to discuss their plans. Update: A Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Choice in the …

Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official] Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official]

AOL and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington have officially parted ways, at least on an employer/employee basis, though the company will continue in its investment in Arrington’s “CrunchFund” . The official statement from AOL as posted on TechCrunch: “The TechCrunch acquisition …