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AOL May Join in Bid for Yahoo, Report Says

The Wall Street Journal reports that AOL may be exploring ways to buy Yahoo.

AOL, TechCrunch, and My 'Contempt' for Blogs

A TechCrunch blogger took me to the virtual woodshed for some unkind things I wrote about AOL's acquisition of TechCrunch last week so now I fire back.

Wow! Another Groupon Clone Launched By AOL

New service will provide daily coupons to local stores and businesses.

AOL Swallows TechCrunch -- but Can They Keep It Down?

What do you get when you mix a tottering giant from the InterWebs' formative years with the new breed of post-first-ask-questions-later news blogs? We're about...

AOL Buys TechCrunch: Will The Scandals Continue?

Will TechCrunch continue to make news with rabble rousing stories now that AOL is in charge?

The Web's Most Annoying Apps

They install icons, they get up in your face with trivial alerts, they demand that you update and then restart--three times a week. We’ve all used these apps, and they’re always a pain.

Could Facebook Be the Next AOL?

Open source developers work to build standards-based social networking tools.

Facebook and AOL Together? You Can Do That Already

Here are four instant messaging apps that will let you chat with your IM buddies and social network contacts.

25 Geeky Silver Anniversaries to Celebrate in 2010

The current year's most notable technology-related 25th anniversaries, from AOL to Windows 1.0.

What a Dumb Decade: The 87 Lamest Moments in Tech

A year-by-year look back at the biggest blunders and goofiest stories of 2000 through 2009.