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HuffPost Live is coming to cable

The Huffington Post will provide daytime content to the AXS TV cable network.


Web sites go dark to honor Sandy Hook victims

A long list of Web sites went dark for one minute at 9:30 a.m. ET today to mark a moment of silence for the 26 women and children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.

Add AOL's 'You've Got Mail' Announcement to Gmail

Whether for nostalgia's sake or just a practical audible announcement of new mail, this Chrome extension is a hoot.

The Roots of Social Networking

Before Facebook, before even Friendster, people still had social networking. Here's a look at how computer users got together in the days before the dawn of the Internet.


Facebook, Twitter, Google, AOL Join New Alliance to Fight 'Bad Ads'

Facebook, Google, Twitter, and AOL have joined an alliance that has been set up to counter "bad ads," including those that deliver malware.

Microsoft's AOL Deal: A Billion-Dollar Assault on Google

Microsoft and Google are locked in a series of lawsuits, and the acquisition of these patents by Microsoft may signal an even nastier round of suits.

AOL Patents: What's in It for Microsoft?

AOL makes a billion dollars and boosts its share price, but the benefits of the patent acquisition deal for Microsoft are less obvious.

AOL to Sell Patents to Microsoft in Over $1B Deal

AOL has entered into a definitive agreement to sell over 800 of its patents and their related patent applications to Microsoft, it said Monday.

AOL Won't Kill Instant Messenger

Reports of the popular IM service's imminent demise are mistaken, AOL announces.

2011 in Review: The 52 Lamest Moments in Tech

If you like botched products, corporate mishaps, and just plain weirdness, you had a fabulous 2011.