AOL

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America OnLine (commonly abbreviated as AOL) is one of the oldest of the major internet companies.


Time-Warner Acquisition

AOL acquired Time-Warner in 2000 on stock value leverage, after much scrutiny and federal investigation into the merger. However, over time, Time-Warner once again became a more valuable company than AOL and the two began to slowly drift apart.


Verizon Acquisition

Verizon acquired AOL in 2015.


Services


External Links

References

  1. AOL ANNOUNCES NEW OPEN MOBILE SOFTWARE PLATFORM: http://dev.aol.com/openmobile/pr02112008
  2. AOL To Close AIM, Cites Obsolescence: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/308395/aol-to-close-aim-cites-obsolescence.html
  3. Download AOL now: http://free.aol.com/tryaolfree/wr6_cntrl/non_qualify.adp
  4. AOL Sells Bebo Social-Networking Site to Criterion (for $10m): http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704289504575312370739327424.html
  5. Russia's Digital Sky Technologies buys ICQ from AOL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/russianow/business/7809013/Russias-Digital-Sky-Technologies-buys-ICQ-from-AOL.html

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