AOL changes logo as the most obvious part of a makeover to help the fading online giant regain some of its past glory.
It may sound like a fortune, but $4.2 billion is a pittance compared with the $20 billion value that Google placed on AOL when it invested $1 billion in 2005.
The new AIM aims to be not only an IM client but also an aggregator of social networking info (aka your “lifestream”) from other services, too.
A T-shirt says a lot about the person wearing it. And when the wearer is a proud geek, the message comes through loud and clear.
Google leads the pack, with an 86 percent satisfaction ranking, the same as it scored last year. Ranked number 2 is "all others" with 78 percent, up 2.6 percent from a year ago.
Instant messaging shifts to Twitter for instant communication on celebrity news.
Google and possibly AOL are jumping on Microsoft's bandwagon, banning IM services to citizens of hostile countries.
Reflections on the downfall of an Internet star and failure of a record-breaking merger as Time Warner dumps AOL.
The media giant's split with AOL might be just the opportunity that AOL needs to be more like the cool, ground-breaking company it once was.
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