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AOL Buys Gravity Startup
2014-01-24 12:27:03

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While the hit movie Gravity is a heavy favorite for an Oscar for best picture next month, a different kind of gravity was attracting news this week. On Thursday online portal AOL Inc. announced that it will acquire Gravity, a software startup that tracks users to show more relevant ads and other content. AOL will buy the personalization company for an estimated price of around $83 million. In a press release issued on Thursday, the...

AOL Closes Biggest Deal Yet, Nabs Adap.TV For $405 Million
2013-08-08 10:46:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While AOL continues to make the transition from Internet gateway to ad-driven digital media company, on Wednesday it reaffirmed that it looks to offer serious competition to Google and Yahoo! as it announced the acquisition of automated video ad server Adap.TV. Moreover, the company beat analysts' expectations for the recent quarter. AOL will pay $405 million for the San Mateo, California-based digital video advertising service, which...

2013-04-05 16:22:53

NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media will honor AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and MAKERS at its annual spring benefit dinner in New York, which will take place on Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 pm. Armstrong and MAKERS will be awarded the Paley Prize for Innovation and Excellence in recognition of their landmark achievements in media and their impact around the globe.  Representing MAKERS: technology journalist Kara Swisher, broadcast journalist and...

2012-12-27 16:20:56

Starbucks and AOL's Patch.com Urge Nation to "Come Together" to Fix the Debt WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation nears the looming fiscal cliff deadline, Starbucks and Patch, AOL's network of hyper-local websites, have launched an innovative initiative to draw awareness to, and encourage action on, the ever-pressing issue in local communities. On Wednesday, the companies launched the "Come Together" initiative, which encourages Starbucks baristas to write...