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  1. pivot
    Verizon’s Media Business Never Made Any SenseMaybe AOL and Yahoo’s new buyer will know what to do with them.
  2. haircare
    Shingy Reflects on His Time at AOL and What’s NextAOL’s Digital Prophet speaks out.
  3. media
    Verizon Made a $9 Billion Bet on Digital Media. Here’s Why It Failed.By rolling up Yahoo and AOL—including HuffPost, Tumblr and more—the telecom giant was hoping to compete with Google and Facebook. It couldn’t.
  4. select all
    Oath, the Place Yahoo’ll Go!Verizon is reportedly merging Yahoo and AOL and calling them “Oath.”
  5. The Voice of AOL’s ‘You’ve Got Mail’ Is Driving an Uber in OhioYou’ve got … Uber.
  6. media
    Father of ‘Distressed Baby’ Leaves AOL/Huffington PostThe target of Tim Armstrong’s comments got a new job.
  7. media
    AOL’s 401(k) Plan Won’t Be Affected by ‘Distressed Babies’After some backlash, Tim Armstrong has decided to reverse the changes to his company’s benefits plan.
  8. media
    AOL’s Tim Armstrong Blames ‘Distressed Babies’On a company-wide conference call.
  9. blog-stained wretches
    AOL Still Refuses to Admit Patch Is Dead or DyingCEO Tim Armstrong is in denial about his failed local news initiative.
  10. blog-stained wretches
    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Sorry Everyone Heard Him Fire That GuyBut it doesn’t sound like he’s getting his job back.
  11. blog-stained wretches
    Listen to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Casually Fire Someone During a Conference Call“Abel, you’re fired! Out.”
  12. AOL CEO Fired Someone for Taking His PictureTim Armstrong prefers to call them “impacts.”
  13. neighborhood news
    Facebook Is Thinking About Moving DowntownTo AOL’s building.
  14. you’ve got hacked
    Why Rich, Famous, and Old People Need to Ditch Their AOL E-mailsThey’re easy to hack.
  15. blog-stained wretches
    The Huffington Post Is Not Not for SaleAOL isn’t shopping it, but is open to ideas.
  16. blog-stained wretches
    Arianna Huffington Is Still Not the Boss of Michael Arrington He’s returning to the AOL-owned TechCrunch, but not on Huffington’s terms.
  17. media
    AOL Board Puts Down Pesky Investor InsurrectionAll eight board directors were reelected today.
  18. unadvisable ways to get free stuff
    Aspiring Start-up Dude Spent Two Months Secretly Living on AOL’s Amenities Tech companies officially have the best free stuff.
  19. blog-stained wretches
    AOL Rumored to Be Selling TechCrunch and Engadget [Updated]The company would reportedly part with their tech blogs for at least $70 million.
  20. technology
    Facebook Buying AOL Patents From Microsoft for $550 MillionZuckerberg goes through the middleman.
  21. i’ve been hacked!
    Arianna Huffington Is Keeping Her Hacked AOL E-Mail AccountNigerian spammers tried phishing her address book.
  22. media
    Patch Editor Quitting AOLLocal news problems not yet solved online.
  23. technology
    AOL Making $1 Billion Deal With MicrosoftThey’re selling more than 800 patents.
  24. blog-stained wretches
    Arianna Huffington Consolidating Power at AOL [Updated]The Huffington Post has been a bright spot for AOL, so she’s doing some more taking over.
  25. media
    AOL Loses TechCrunch Editor, CTO, and Top HuffPo EngineerLots of turnover in the Armstrong-Huffington household today.
  26. media
    Investors Say AOL’s Websites Have No ValueA large shareholder is pushing for “immediate action.”
  27. media
    Michael Arrington Officially Out at TechCrunch As AOL Names New Editor [Updated]Erick Schonfeld will take over, but TechCrunch may not be happy with their AOL overlords.
  28. yahoooo!
    Head of Chinese Search Giant Says He’s Not Responsible for Carol Bartz’s Yahoo OusterAlibaba Chairman Jack Ma: “It had nothing to do with me.”
  29. stupid idea of the day
    AOL in Talks to Merge With Yahoo?AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is reportedly considering the possibility, for some reason.
  30. blog-stained wretches
    Michael Arrington Reportedly Fired From AOLThe TechCrunch founder may have just lost more than editorial control.
  31. blog-stained wretches
    TechCrunch Does Not Appreciate Your Implication That Having an Editor Who Invests Heavily in Tech Companies Is a Conflict of InterestThis is still going on.
  32. blog-stained wretches
    Michael Arrington Is Starting His Own Venture Capital Fund With AOL’s Blessing (and Money) [Updated]TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington is upping his conflicts of interest.
  33. bons mots
    Gay Talese: ‘There Are Midgets That Are Attractive, But I Never Met One’The legendary writer explains why he’s never had sex in the back of his 1957 Triumph TR3.
  34. blog-stained wretches
    AOL Loses Original Engadget Team to SB NationBear with them.
  35. blog-stained wretches
    HuffPo Announces Six More HiresGo Arianna Go Arianna Go!
  36. blog-stained wretches
    Newspaper Guild Butts Into Arianna Huffington’s BusinessLiterally. Well, not the butt part.
  37. layoffs
    Is AOL Attempting to Skirt Employee Protection Laws?Possibly yes.
  38. aolington post
    Lots of Changes at the AOLington Post: Most Important, New Nap CouchesYay! Naps!
  39. arianna!
    AOL to Lay Off ‘Hundreds’ Starting TomorrowThe cuts will hit hardest in India.
  40. blog-stained wretches
    Media Reporter Michael Calderone Defects From Yahoo to AOLBummer, Yahoo.
  41. ink-stained wretches
    Newser.com Talks to Buy Salon.com Are ScuttledCollateral damage from the HuffPo-AOL deal.
  42. internet-stained wretches
    AOL’s Inflated Price for HuffPo Might Make Investors Think TwiceArianna Huffington is making enemies left and right.
  43. aolington post
    The AOLington Post: Yet Another Liberal Media Dream DeferredThe dream of an avowedly liberal media powerhouse to rival Fox News remains as alive — and as unfulfilled — as ever.
  44. aolington post
    Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers: ‘Hey Arianna, Can You Spare a Dime?’Surely some of that $315 million from AOL is being shared with them, right?
  45. blog-stained wretches
    Matt Lewis Abandons Politics Daily for Daily CallerIt might be time to jump from that ship.
  46. internet-stained wretches
    How Much Did Arianna Earn From the AOL-HuffPo Deal?One Wall Street analyst says at least $100 million, Drudge says $18 million.
  47. internet-stained wretches
    The Tim and Arianna Show Hits the RoadThe pair talk paid content with Piers Morgan.
  48. internet-stained wretches
    The AOLington Post: AOL Buys HuffPo for $315 Million [Updated]Arianna Huffington will take control of all of AOL’s editorial content.
  49. employee of the month
    Michael Arrington Bites Down On the AOL Hand That Feeds Him [Update]The fight continues in the comment section!
  50. aol
    AOL Considers Plan to Break Up Operations and Seek Merger With YahooAOL may break up operations to get in shape for a Yahoo union.
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