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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.'

CNBC

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.

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

It claims a merger could create up to $1 billion in 'synergies.'

Reuters

Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue

Should a combined Yahoo and AOL be led by Tim Armstrong?

Reuters

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?

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'

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.

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.

Ray Hennessey

Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.

Ray Hennessey

How Not to Fire Employees in the Social Media Age (We're Looking at You, Tim Armstrong)

In today's social-media dominated environment, a firing can have serious negative consequences on the reputations of both the employee and the employer.

Ashley Lee

Would You Fire an Employee for Broadcasting an Internal Meeting?

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong fired an employee in front of 1,000 coworkers when the employee tried to photograph the boss during a company meeting, reports say.

Jenna Goudreau

AOL Splashes Out $405 Million for Video Ad Platform Adap.tv

On the same day that it reported its second-quarter earnings, one of America's oldest internet companies announced a major acquisition.