Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and now chief executive of the investment firm Revolution, talks about risk-taking — or lack thereof — in the business world.
AOL reported its best quarterly revenue growth in eight years because of strong search and advertising sales.
About.me’s co-founders purchased their company back from AOL, which originally acquired the company two years ago for tens of millions of dollars.
It seemed likely that a deal like AOL’s acquisition of Time Warner would never be repeated, rivaled or surpassed, but the deal for Autonomy may qualify.
AOL reported a strong third quarter on Tuesday, helped in large part by improved ad sales.
Apple’s map application debacle has been a boon for MapQuest, which had been eclipsed in the era of in-car GPS and smartphones.
The Internet company also said it would buy back about $600 million in its common stock, part of a plan to return $1.1 billion to the company’s shareholders.
In its second-quarter financial report, AOL reported a 2 percent decline in revenue, the smallest fall in seven years.
Yahoo confirmed on Thursday that hackers had breached its systems and posted online a file of 400,000 usernames and passwords.
In just one week, developments solidified the future of a new kind of media, with The Huffington Post and Time Inc. both announcing new tablet offerings.
Institutional Shareholder Services is recommending that AOL investors vote for two of three board candidates named by Starboard Value, an activist hedge fund seeking to overhaul the Web company’s strategy.
Less than two weeks after Microsoft paid AOL more than $1 billion for a trove of its patents, Microsoft is selling or licensing those same patents to its online ally, Facebook, for $550 million.