Verizon buys AOL in $4.4bn deal

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Verizon has announced that it is buying AOL for $4.4bn - including not just its video and advertising platforms, but also well-known web publications such as The Huffington Post and Engadget.

Trivia Tuesday: What if...

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What if Microsoft's antitrust troubles led to it being split into two companies? What if Steve Jobs never returned to Apple? Trivia Tuesday takes a look at some of technology's greatest what ifs.


AIM's last stand?

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AOL's AIM instant messaging service could be on the chopping block, as the company lays off almost all of the staff working on the long standing software. Could it be the end of an era?


AOL shuts down Switched, DownloadSquad

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News staff and editors may be leaving other AOL-owned websites, namely the much-reported-about Engadget resignations, but some websites aren't seeing their staff quit—they're essentially all being let go. DownloadSquad and Switched have announced today that...

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