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2005-10-06 12:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- America Online Inc. has agreed to buy Weblogs Inc., a network of Internet sites focused on niche topics ranging from food to gadgets, for around $25 million, a source familiar with the deal said on Wednesday. AOL, a unit of Time Warner Inc., could announce the acquisition of New York-based Weblogs Inc. (http://www.weblogsinc.com ) as early as Thursday, the source said. A spokesman for America Online declined to comment. Executives for Weblogs were unavailable to comment. The...

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2005-07-06 14:21:38

SAN FRANCISCO -- Internet services company America Online Inc. plans to offer new services that can give its subscribers greater control over their personal data, the company said on Wednesday. AOL is undertaking the project with Plaxo, which supplies tools allowing Web users to automatically update electronic address books. The move comes as Internet service providers such as AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft Corp.'s MSN and Google fight over who can best help users manage storehouses of personal data...

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2004-12-30 08:45:10

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Viagra" is out. "Vioxx" is in. That's according to America Online Inc.'s second annual list of top spam terms. And while last year's spam pitched a variety of products, this year's messages were "much more scam and fraud oriented," sent largely by hardcore spammers with criminal intent, AOL spokesman Nicholas Graham said. So the top 10 list for 2004, based on the subject lines of messages reported as spam by subscribers, included "Breaking news on the Top Pick stock," as...


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