AOL

AOL was originally known as America Online. They were one of the first major providers of dial-up Internet access as well as mail and chat services. AOL also became a major content publisher and digital content provider. The company was acquired by Verizon in 2015.

Here is the latest AOL news from Writers Write:

  • Yahoo and AOL to Become Oath After Verizon Combines Iconic Web Brands (2017-04-04): Verizon will combine Yahoo and AOL into a company called Oath following the Yahoo acquisition deal.

  • AOL is Closing Joystiq and TUAW (2015-01-30): AOL is closing Joystiq and TUAW as part of a reorganization of its many sites.

  • AOL Finds Partner to Run Patch Local News Service (2014-01-17): AOL has found a partner, Hale Global, to run Patch, its local news service. The deal was announced January 15.

  • AOL and Vuguru Announce Original Web Series Called Fetching (2012-04-24):

  • AOL to Sell 800 Patents to Microsoft for Over $1 Billion (2012-04-09):

  • The Huffington Yaolhoost? AOL and Yahoo Discussing Merger Deal (2011-09-09):

  • AOL Launches Editions for iPad (2011-08-06):

  • AOL's Patch Local News Service Nears 7 Million Views (2011-06-06):

  • AOL Reportedly Folding About 30 Brands (2011-03-22):

  • AOL Launches 100th Patch Site (2010-08-20):

  • AOL Using Thousands of Writers for Online Content Creation (2010-05-26):

  • AOL Applauds Its Own Blog Success (2008-10-23):

  • AOL Closes AOL Journals; Sends Users to Blogger (2008-10-14):

  • AOL Launches AIM Widget for Blogs and Websites (2007-06-30):

  • AOL Network to Use Feedburner (2007-04-13):

  • Jason Calacanis Leaves AOL (2006-11-16):

  • AOL Launches Political Blog Network (2006-10-17):

  • AOL Launches Sports Blog Network (2006-08-29):

  • AOL Searcher No. 4417749 (2006-08-08):

  • AOL Releases Tons of Personal Search Data (2006-08-07):

  • Time Warner Launches AOL Video (2006-08-01):

  • AOL Launches Video Site to Compete With MySpace and YouTube (2006-05-16):

  • MySpace and AOL Battle Intensifies (2006-05-09):

  • AOL Launches BloggingStocks With Eight Blogs (2006-04-27):

  • AOL MySpace Challenge in the Works (2006-04-20):

  • AOL to Sell Video Online by July (2006-03-08):

  • AOL's Ted Leonsis Launches Blog (2006-02-10):

  • AOL Building MySpace Rival (2006-01-30):

  • AOL to Offer TV Show Reruns for Free (2005-11-14):

  • AOL to Acquire Weblogs, Inc. (2005-10-06):