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  1. August 22, 2014

    Huffington Post to launch in India

    The Huffington Post will launch an Indian version of its news and commentary website in November, in the latest step of the...

  2. August 18, 2014

    Online ad group valued above $1bn in fundraising

    Allegations of fake eyeballs and robotic banditry have not damped investor appetite for digital advertising, with online ad...

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  1. Digital and Social Media Marketing 2013

    Ever-growing online outlets offer marketers more varied points of contact and fresh fo...
  2. The Millennial Generation 2013

    Part two: voices of a generation. From activists in Egypt to the unemployed in Spain, ...
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  1. August 6, 2014

    Strong advertising sales boost AOL results

    Strong advertising sales boosted AOL’s second-quarter revenue but higher costs weighed on profit at the US internet company....

  2. August 5, 2014

    Huffington Post to launch Arabic-language edition

    The Huffington Post is teaming up with the former head of Al Jazeera to launch an Arabic-language edition targeting a...

  3. July 17, 2014

    When investors are complacent, stupid deals happen

    When investors are complacent, stupid deals happen. Time Warner and AOL merged at the height of the dotcom bubble in 2000,...

  4. July 17, 2014

    Jeff Bewkes has Time on his side in media fight

    Jeff Bewkes knows a few things about failed media mega mergers. In 2000, as an executive at Time Warner, he argued in vain...

  5. July 16, 2014

    Bewkes not certain that bigger is better

    Jeff Bewkes is reported to wash his hands assiduously after greeting acquaintances – and the Time Warner chief executive’s...

  6. July 16, 2014

    Four reasons why Fox wants Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has offered $80bn for Time Warner – setting up the possibility of the world’s biggest...

  7. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2014

    Time Warner rejects

    Statement here, and it is more than boilerplate. The Board is confident that continuing to execute its strategic plan will...

  8. June 23, 2014

    No pay? You must be joking

    Charlie Hoehn attributes much of his career success as a marketing strategist to one thing: his willingness to work for...

  9. May 27, 2014

    Marketers are all over the shop

    It is enough to make anyone’s head spin. Rocket Fuel boasts that its artificial intelligence delivers real-time advertising...

  10. May 8, 2014

    AOL / Yahoo: like its 1999

    Digital advertisers prefer Facebook and Twitter to AOL and Yahoo. Investors should feel the precise opposite. AOL shares...

  11. FT Alphaville

    May 8, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Martin Wolf hosts a BBC4 show on the future of work. - Lydia DePillis on how immigration helps...

  12. May 7, 2014

    AOL spooks investors on turnround plans as shares fall 20%

    AOL shares tumbled more than 20 per cent after the internet company missed first-quarter earnings expectations, spooking...

  13. April 18, 2014

    Digital video leaps from tablet to TV

    Digital video is making a leap from the tablet to the television. A growing number of US homes are utilising streaming...

  14. April 18, 2014

    Online originals face battle to win over advertisers’ hearts

    Jerry Seinfeld rides in cars with comedians; Sarah Jessica Parker goes behind the scenes of the New York City Ballet; Seth...

  15. March 26, 2014

    AOL to offer one-stop media buying shop

    AOL will soon become the first major digital media company to give marketers a “one-stop shop” for buying ads across...

  16. February 9, 2014

    Dealmaking is back – up to a point

    This column goes to press early, so it is written without knowledge of whether we are upon another “Merger Monday”. Deals...

  17. February 6, 2014

    Media groups split by tech-driven ad buying

    The rapid adoption of technology-driven ad buying is leading to a tale of two cities in the media business. At AOL, total...

  18. January 24, 2014

    Goldman weighs ban on message services

    Goldman Sachs is considering imposing a ban on traders using some third-party computer-messaging services, in a move to...

  19. FT Tech Hub

    January 16, 2014

    Yahoo's ad business in five ever smaller numbers

    Yahoo has lost its chief operating officer who was in charge of steering the internet company’s advertising business, as it...

  20. January 15, 2014

    AOL strikes deal over Patch network

    AOL has struck a deal to create a joint venture with investment firm Hale Global for its Patch network of local sites,...

  21. January 9, 2014

    Huffington Post to launch global digital publication

    The Huffington Post is launching a new global digital media publication that aims to “connect the world and connect the...

  22. January 5, 2014

    Gongs for guff that reach new levels of flannel

    Each January for the past eight years I have handed out prizes to the finest, freshest examples of corporate guff spoken or...

  23. Business Blog

    December 16, 2013

    Golden Flannel Day 4: COC spouting bull

    Today’s prize is for a person, not for a word. It is awarded to a big-name CEO who in the course of 2013 has shown...

  24. December 9, 2013

    Google and Facebook call for end to US spy agencies’ data mining

    Leading US technology companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, have called on Washington to stop spy agencies from...

  25. November 18, 2013

    US taps crowds for seed capital

    To its proponents, it is the beginning of a new era of public investment in the small businesses and innovation that drive...

  26. November 5, 2013

    AOL feels pressure to hit profitability at Patch network

    The clock is ticking for AOL to reach profitability at its network of local sites known as Patch. Tim Armstrong, the chief...

  27. September 24, 2013

    Architecture: Designs on immortality

    The skyscraper index, long discussed but never formally introduced, is one of the great irreverent economic indicators. The...

  28. August 16, 2013

    AOL chief ‘you’re fired’ gaffe goes viral

    It was the firing heard around the world. “Abel, put that camera down right now. Abel, you’re fired. Out,” Tim Armstrong,...

  29. August 16, 2013

    Week in Review, August 17

    A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

  30. FT Tech Hub

    August 14, 2013

    AOL chief apologises for public firing

    Tim Armstrong, chief executive of AOL, has apologized to employees of the internet company for firing an employee last week...

  31. August 11, 2013

    Tiny screens are growing in importance for television viewers

    Television viewers are trading the small screen for the tiny screen, with a growing proportion of smartphone owners watching...

  32. August 9, 2013

    Slimmed down groups attract new admirers

    Breaking up can be a relief. Since News Corp split itself in two in June, shares in the film and television business that...

  33. FT Tech Hub

    August 9, 2013

    Bebo’s video – another tech founder has the last laugh

    It takes some nerve to sell a company for $850m and then describe it as “the biggest repository of online cock and balls...

  34. August 7, 2013

    AOL bets on ad shift to online TV with takeover of Adap.tv

    AOL is paying $405m for a digital video advertising platform in a bet that marketers will transfer tens of billions of...

  35. August 7, 2013

    Financials drop as S&P 500 falls again

    Financial and consumer discretionary stocks fell on the second straight day of a broad sell-off in US stocks, with fashion...

  36. August 6, 2013

    Q&A: Washington Post sale

    Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, stunned the media world on Monday when he announced that he was buying the...

  37. July 19, 2013

    Sun Valley: the ultimate dress-down showcase

    It’s been almost a week but I am still processing the succession of outfits that appeared on the great and good at the...

  38. July 16, 2013

    Yahoo: say hello to the AOL model

    What a ride it has been for a former Google star who is trying to right the ship at a fallen 90s tech star. Marissa Mayer at...

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