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AOL and Yahoo to be combined into a unit called Oath

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The merging of the two internet brands takes place after US telecoms giant Verizon consummates the purchase of Yahoo s internet business

WINNING EQUATION? The embattled internet brand undergoes a name change.

Verizon buys faded Internet pioneer AOL for $4.4B

May 13, 2015 - 9:42 AM

The deal is described as a way to help Verizon – one of the largest US mobile carriers and a major broadband provider – build its offerings in video and other digital content especially for wireless

An 'AoL' logo on the side of an office building in New York, New York, USA, 12 May 2015. Andrew Gombert/EPA

HuffPost launches in India, eyes China edition

Dec 09, 2014 - 9:34 AM

It hopes to gain new readers in the world s second most populous nation of 1 25 billion where smartphones and other Internet enabled devices are proliferating

NEW EDITION. Homepage of Huffington Post India on its launch. Screengrab of

Radionomy acquires Shoutcast, Winamp

Jan 02, 2014 - 2:15 PM

The purchase of Shoutcast which has a catalog of around 50 000 stations is a significant increase to Radionomy s current stable of 6 000 online radio stations

SOLD? Reports say Shoutcast and Winamp have been sold to Radionomy.

Tech giants align, call for transparency

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

At least 63 companies advocates and trade groups have joined forces to ask the US government for greater transparency with national security issues

BETTER TRANSPARENCY. More than 60 companies and organizations have banded together to demand greater transparency in US government surveillance.

Internet titans deny opening doors to US spies

Jun 07, 2013 - 9:43 AM

Apple Facebook and other Internet greats deny giving the US government access to their servers

US secretly mining data from web giants: report

Jun 07, 2013 - 7:53 AM

Media reports show the US accesses the servers of 9 Internet giants to mine secret data

Facebook to pay Microsoft $550-M for patents

Apr 24, 2012 - 7:11 AM

Facebook strikes a US 550 M deal with Microsoft for hundreds of AOL patents