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Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current president of South Africa.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
New York Post
AOL editor-in-chief to exit
The latest is that AOL editor in chief Cyndi Stivers is said to be exiting. She only joined in May. At the time of her hiring, Chris Grosso, the AOL senior vice president and general manager of AOL homepages said, "As we evolve AOL.com as a content destination, we will look to Cyndi to ensure the site showcases the most compelling stories relevant ... (more)
AOL Cuts 20
AOL hired one, but cut 20. On the heels of the company hiring Brian Balthazar away from HGTV , Capital New York reports that AOL has cut about 20 staffers, mostly from the editorial side of AOL.com's homepage.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
All Things Digital
Google Ventures Bets on Mobile Ad Startup YieldMo
Google dominates mobile ads, but it doesn't own all of the market. So it is investing in a startup that wants to carve out its own niche: Google Ventures has led an $8 million round in YieldMo , a company that runs a private ad exchange for mobile publishers.
The Washington Post
The Download: Dating app Hinge to move to New York
The dating app has grown to 10 employees. It raised millions in venture capital while housed in start-up hub 1776 .
Online video platform co Carambola raises $4m
Dec. 05 --Automated online video enrichment platform developer Carambola has closed a $4 million Series A financing round led by Pitango Venture Capital .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
She is a victim of child pornography in a terrible, viral way. Since her uncle took the pictures in the late 1990s and sent them to a man he met through an AOL bulletin board, they have surfaced on the computers of child pornography collectors all over the world, factoring into 3,200 criminal cases in the United States alone.
AOL Taps Balthazar As Head Of Programming
It will be hard to top Yahoo's courting of Katie Couric or Netflix's mantel full of Emmys, but AOL remains set on securing its place as a leader in content programming.
In Search of a Local Twitter, Circle Discovers the Problem of Proximity
It's been a tough year for hyperlocal content. Everyblock shut its doors . Sacramento Press was sold for parts .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Give Back and Celebrate the Second Annual Worldwide #GivingTuesday Today
Answer: #GivingTuesday a is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Aimee Mann Wins First Round in Lawsuit Over Digital Music
In July, Aimee Mann brought a noteworthy lawsuit over the possible existence of a massive amount of unlicensed music being streamed online.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
'Park on Patch' for Small Business Saturday in New Hyde Park
And what a better way to commemorate that than supporting local business. Patch has teamed up with American Express to help promote Saturday, Nov. 30 as "Small Business Saturday" in New Hyde Park.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Do You Want To Become A Real Estate Agent? 4 Tips To Get Started
AOL Jobs reporter Claire Gordon discusses the risks and benefits of becoming a realtor in today's job and housing market.
Who Would You Rather... AOL or Yahoo?
They were both once the darlings of the tech boom of the late 1990s. America Online was going to connect the world to the Internet and Yahoo! was going to help the world connect and find everything they were looking for on the Internet.
El Paso Times
AOL Travel: El Paso's Sun Bowl Parade among top 8 Thanksgiving parades in US
Super Mario shoots fire balls at Bowser on a float in the Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Taking up the gauntlet: The Punch Newspapers of Nigeria is blazing a...
I predicted it. I waited for it and it has arrived. The Punch Newspapers of Nigeria characteristically have now blazed the trail.
UBS to Host 41st Annual Media Conference from December 9-11 in New York
For the 41st consecutive year, UBS is proud to host the Global Media Conference in New York on December 9-11 .
RDInvesting Provides Investors with Free In-Depth Equity Reports on...
Research Driven Investing strives to provide investors with free daily equity research reports analyzing major market events.
AOL to Participate in UBS Global Media and Communications Conference
AOL Inc. today announced that Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong will participate in the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Dec. 11, 2013, at the Westin New York in Times Square.