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AOL and Time Warner: A Sympathy Note

Reflections on the downfall of an Internet star and failure of a record-breaking merger as Time Warner dumps AOL.

Time Warner Separation Could Help AOL Find Its Way

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.

Will Your Data Disappear When Your Online Storage Site Shuts Down?

Dying storage dot-coms can make precious images or business data vanish overnight. Here's how to protect yourself.

20 Years of AOL Annoyances and Foul-Ups

AOL floppies and CDs. Sharon Stone's fling with the Running Man icon. The death of Netscape. It's all part of AOL history we'd like to forget.


AOL Closes China R&D Base as Economy Slides

AOL will close its R&D office in Beijing less than a year after it launched a mainland Chinese Web portal.

AOL Boosts Webmail

Users can now preview messages sent to their Gmail and Yahoo Mail accounts.

AOL Turns Bebo into One-Stop Inbox

AOL's Bebo social network will now aggregate and update content from a variety of sources.

AOL/Yahoo Merger: Remedy Worse Than the Disease?

ANALYSIS: Yahoo's weak stock would get a boost from a merger, but it may create more problems than it solves.

Annoying Software: Is Apple iTunes the New AOL?

Remember back in 2000 when AOL was king--and incredibly irritating? Apple's iTunes seems to be catching up. Here are seven reasons why iTunes may be ready to don our Annoying Software crown.


ISPs Join to Block Child Porn

Five major ISPs have signed an agreement with the New York attorney general to block access to child pornography.