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AOL Co-founder Jim Kimsey Dies at 76
Obituaries

AOL Co-founder Jim Kimsey Dies at 76

Kimsey is remembered as a savvy businessman and generous philanthropist.
Nina Zipkin
5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales
Acquisitions

5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales

Whether you are considering starting an online business or thinking about selling your website, here are some eye-opening sales
Thomas Smale
Why a Yahoo-AOL Merger Didn't Happen
Mergers and Acquisitions

Why a Yahoo-AOL Merger Didn't Happen

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer discusses content and distribution at Fortune's Most Powerful Women event in New York.
Erin Griffith
What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?
Leadership

What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?

Experts weigh in on what the AOL's CEO will do for the U.S. wireless carrier.
Nina Zipkin
10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion
Tech Startups

10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion

A roundup of hot tech firms already valued at more than what AOL, a veritable Internet antique, is selling for.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal

The acquisition gives the biggest U.S. wireless carrier access to AOL's mobile video platform and content including the Huffington Post news website.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Merger With Yahoo Is a 'Dead Notion'
Mergers and Acquisitions

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Merger With Yahoo Is a 'Dead Notion'

Like Netflix and Yahoo, AOL is pushing into the market for original content.
Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL
Mergers and Acquisitions

Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said reports that the company has held concrete talks to acquire AOL are 'not accurate.'
Apple's First Social-Media Guru on the No. 1 Way to Market Your Brand
Marketing Bootcamp

Apple's First Social-Media Guru on the No. 1 Way to Market Your Brand

Peter Friedman ran social media for Apple before it was even called social media. Here's his top social-media secret for building buzz around your brand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Activist Investor Urging Yahoo and AOL Merger Discloses Stakes in Both Companies
Mergers

Activist Investor Urging Yahoo and AOL Merger Discloses Stakes in Both Companies

It claims a merger could create up to $1 billion in 'synergies.'
Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue
Mergers and Acquisitions

Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue

Should a combined Yahoo and AOL be led by Tim Armstrong?
 From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)
Apps

From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)

IM apps have 4ever altered how we communicate. Countless messaging tools have come and gone in the 18 years since they first debuted. Which ones will stand the test of time?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Steve Case

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.
Derek Andersen
Q&A With Whisper CEO Michael Heyward: We Are Your 'Stranger on a Train'
Social Media

Q&A With Whisper CEO Michael Heyward: We Are Your 'Stranger on a Train'

The CEO and co-founder of Whisper offers an in-depth look at how he launched the anonymous confessional app and why he believes all the secrets shared are real.
Kim Lachance Shandrow