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Sports Illustrated And Turner To Launch New Sports Site

Sports Illustrated and Turner Sports, both owned by Time Warner, are partnering to create a new sports website, featuring media assets from the two companies.

Sports Illustrated will manage and create all editorial content across its platforms, including its magazine, its websites, mobile and the tablet version of the magazine.

AOL Shares Financial Results of the Transition Period

AOL has announced it Q4 earnings, which show how the company performed during its final days as part of Time Warner, as well as the beginning of its transition to the current incarnation.

AOL Loses Key Staff After Short Time Away From Time Warner

So you are the new unencumbered AOL that has pushed its ship away from the Time Warner dock back in January. You are underway on a new journey that is supposed to reposition the company and put new life in the once iconic running man’s engine. In order for that to happen one would suspect that having the right people on the ship who plan to stick around would be the goal. Well, if that was the goal someone needs to make some new ones.

New AOL (or is it Aol.?) Logo Revealed
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AOL has shown off a new logo, which it considers a significant part of its new "brand identity." That is of course to go with its newfound independence from Time Warner. The logo is simple. Aol. That’s it – capital A, lower-case o, lower case l, and a period.

AOL and Time Warner Officially Splitting Up

Sometimes, what looks like it will be as tasty as chocolate and peanut butter, ends up tasting more like pickles and ice cream. Nothing matches that last culinary disaster better than the merger of AOL and Time Warner.

Well, on December 9th, that union will be no more.

AOL Names Post-Time Warner Board of Directors

AOL has named eight members to serve on its Board of Directors, once the company’s separation from Time Warner is Complete. The members have experience in Internet media, entertainment, marketing, and finance.

1. Former Amazon Senior Vice President and CIO Richard Dalzell holds a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He has also worked as Vice President of the Information Systems Division at Wal-Mart.

Could Hulu Potentially Harm Quality TV Shows?

There’s just one problem with the chart below:

AOL Taps Arthur Minson As CFO
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AOL has named Arthur Minson as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Minson replaces Nisha Kumar, who left AOL earlier this summer. Minson was previously with Time Warner Cable, where he served as Executive Vice President and Deputy CFO and had a hand in helping manage that division’s separation from Time Warner. Prior to his role at Time Warner Cable, Minson led AOL’s Corporate Finance and Development activities.

More Time Warner Content Heading To YouTube
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YouTube seems determined to not lose any more ground to Hulu, and that’s good news for users.  Google’s video-sharing site has reached an agreement with Time Warner that’ll have it gaining some very popular, professionally-produced content. 

Cable Companies Take Advertisers’ Ads Online

National Cable Communications (NCC) and Mixpo have launched an initiative to let cable advertisers extend their TV commercials to the web. This is not aimed at creating pre/post roll video ads like you might think, but videos as display ads in place of traditional banners.

NCC is jointly owned by three of the largest cable companies – Comcast Cable, Cox Communications, and Time Warner Cable. This makes up a good-sized chunk of television advertising in the US.

Time Warner, Comcast To Offer Shows Online

Time Warner has partnered with Comcast to offer some of its television shows online for paying TV subscribers, while making it more difficult for non-subscribers to get access to programs for free.

AOL Spin-Off Gets Approval

Not so much a revelation, but more of tying-up a loose end. As expected, Time Warner’s board of directors have approved the spin-off of AOL–sans the dial-up division.

Time Warner Plans For AOL Spinoff
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Time Warner said Thursday that its board is moving ahead with plans to separate its AOL division and make it an independent, publicly traded company.

"We believe that a separation will be the best outcome for both Time Warner and AOL," said Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

AOL Names Google Exec To Head Advertising

AOL has announced that it has hired former Google executive Jeff Levick as President of global advertising and strategy.

AOL to Buy Back Google Stake, Break Away from Time Warner?
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Tim ArmstrongAOL is reportedly buying back a 5% stake owned by Google, and it has a new CEO in Tim Armstrong, formerly of Google. A spinoff from Time Warner is also anticipated.

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Time Warner Inc has named Tim Armstrong, Google Senior Vice President, as its new Chairman and CEO of AOL, in a move it hopes will help the company improve its advertising sales and prepare it for a spin-off.

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Time Warner Inc has named Tim Armstrong, Google Senior Vice President, as its new Chairman and CEO of AOL, in a move it hopes will help the company improve its advertising sales and prepare it for a spin-off.

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Time Warner Inc has named Tim Armstrong, Google Senior Vice President, as its new Chairman and CEO of AOL, in a move it hopes will help the company improve its advertising sales and prepare it for a spin-off.

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Time Warner Inc has named Tim Armstrong, Google Senior Vice President, as its new Chairman and CEO of AOL, in a move it hopes will help the company improve its advertising sales and prepare it for a spin-off.

Google Asks Time Warner For Money Back

Roughly three years ago, Google bought a five percent stake in AOL for $1 billion.  AOL then went down the tubes, and more recently, the economy has done the same.  So everyone’s favorite search giant has now put Time Warner into a position where it may have to offer something of a refund. 

AOL Looks to Redeem Some Ad Revenue
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It was recently announced that Time Warner would be selling off AOL split into different sections, with the dial-up business going to one buyer, and the advertising and content part going to another.

In fact, Time Warner reported that AOL’s display ad revenue had dropped a whopping 14% in the quarter.