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AOL and Google just announced a five-year renewal and expansion of their ad deal — a key piece in AOL's attempt to reinvent itself as an ad-supported digital content company. Securing this deal is crucial to AOL's financial health.
AOL is placing a major bet on the local news market — announcing today that it's expanding its Patch hyper-local news sites to 500 markets around the US. And, for a change, this is great news for the news profession.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Mylan and AOL popped while McAfee dropped.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
The G4s are landing in Idaho and the Sun Valley resort is rolling out the red carpet for the biggest names in media, technology and private equity. Boutique investment bank Allen & Co is readying for its annual conference, nicknamed "summer camp for moguls." Media and tech titans and the private equity players drawn to them will arrive this afternoon for a week of activities and networking.
Today AOL made it official: it's sold Bebo to Criterion Capital Partners. After buying the social network for $850 million in March 2008, the company said in an 8K SEC filing today "it will treat the common stock of Bebo as worthless." While that may be a big win from a tax perspective — the company expects to record a $275 million to $325 million tax benefit in the second quarter — it acknowledges a total disaster.
After a disappointing jobs report sent stocks tumbling Friday, is 1105 the ceiling in this market?
Google shares have dropped almost 11 percent in the last month. So should investors still consider buying the search engine giant? Steve Weinstein, senior analyst at Pacific Crest Securities shared his insights.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Tyco Electronics and UPS popped while AOL and Panera dropped.
Barry Diller's IAC/Interactive Corp and AOL both reported earnings before the bell. IAC's results exceeded expectations — it grew revenue 16 percent on 20 percent higher search ad revenue.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 28.
As Google prepares to close and exit its China search engine operation, how should investors be playing the company’s stock? Clayton Moran, senior vice president and Internet analyst at The Benchmark Company, shared his insights.
It's been almost a year since Tim Armstrong became CEO of AOL, and now he's at South By Southwest to show his commitment to making AOL a destination for original content.
Joe Hankin was on the fast track to law school. The 25-year-old Maryland native graduated early from Brown University and soon landed a paralegal job at a corporate law firm in New York City. After two and a half years, however, he had a change of heart.
Online dating isn't just about making love connections, it's about making lots and lots of money.
Sure Steve Jobs commands the news, but while the jury might still be out on Apple's next big thing, that other "jobs" is beginning to enjoy some momentum.
It's a rough time for AOL employees — up 1,200 of them will get pink slips over the course of the week.
It's official: The stock market and all of its messy glory has penetrated popular consciousness. So does that mean the worst is over?!
Shares of AOL closed lower Thursday, the first day that the former Internet powerhouse resumed life as an independent company.