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It took Verizon 10 months to finally decide that buying AOL was a good idea

By now you’ve probably heard that Verizon, America’s biggest wireless company, is buying AOL, the ’90s era internet giant that owns media brands like the Huffington Post and some very modern online advertising technologies. 399 more words

How important is media to telecomm companies? Important enough to spend $4.4 billion!

Last week, Verizon, a telecomm giant, bought Aol, a media mammoth, for $4.4 billion dollars. The deal is yet to be approved though. Aol was spun off by Time Warner in 2009 and has become a major player in the digital media and advertisements industry. 208 more words

SE40 Week 4 - America On Life-support

Trivia time! True or false: America On Line still exists.

Answer: True (well, false since it’s officially Aol – yes written like that – now). What the? 2,472 more words

Editing

Spent time over the weekend shaking the rust off the editor tools and working around my hometown categories.  Its good to see some familiar faces still hanging around, at the same time many old friends are gone from the project for various reasons.  138 more words

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DMOZ

Well its been over 2 years since I last posted to this site.  I have recently rejoined The Open Directory Project and began working in some of my favorite categories again.  54 more words

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A Brief Guide to the Tumultuous 30-Year History of AOL

It was May 24, 1985 — 30 years ago this weekend — that the company now called AOL first came into existence. In honor of that anniversary, which comes just after the oft-derided company returned to… 616 more words

The Long Tail

“The Long Tail” by Chris Anderson was originally an article published in Wired in 2004 that later became a book. Read a synopsis of  346 more words

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