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    1. December 21, 2014

      Scheduling time at work to ‘think’ is a brainless idea

      How much of their time should managers spend thinking? Tim Armstrong believes the correct answer is 10 per cent — and has...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2014

      This is Shingy. When's the crash?

      Performance art, the personification of a tech bubble or just a cry for help from an existentially challenged AOL? From the...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. May 8, 2013

      AOL targets chunk of TV advertising dollars

      Internet companies for years have pointed to the large sums advertisers spend on television commercials as business they...

    12. February 8, 2013

      AOL revenues grow after eight years

      AOL is finally starting to emerge from the ashes of its disastrous $100bn merger with Time Warner more than a decade ago,...

    13. November 6, 2012

      AOL surges on robust results

      AOL shares surged 22 per cent t0 $43.70 on Tuesday after the New York-based internet company reported a better than expected...

    14. July 25, 2012

      AOL swings to profit on patent sale

      AOL made strides in its long-hauled turnaround, surpassing Wall Street forecasts with a second-quarter profit and its lowest...

    15. July 17, 2012

      Yahoo – meet the new boss

      It is probably Warren Buffett’s most-quoted aphorism, with good reason: “When a business team with a reputation for...

    16. July 16, 2012

      AOL comes out fighting against sceptics

      Tim Armstrong was three weeks into his job as chief executive of AOL in 2009 when the head of one of the largest media...

    17. June 14, 2012

      AOL chief gains boost in director vote

      AOL has repelled a challenge from a dissident investor, as the majority of shareholders backed the internet company’s board...

    18. May 9, 2012

      Chief calls AOL undervalued after patent deal

      Investors have not fully recognised the value of AOL’s recent $1.06bn patent deal with Microsoft, AOL’s chairman and chief...

    19. April 9, 2012

      Microsoft pays $1.1bn for AOL patents

      The price of technology patents, used as ammunition in the industry’s increasingly heated round of legal battles, reached a...

    20. January 3, 2012

      Huffington Post targets global expansion

      The Huffington Post is aiming to double its global audience in the next two years through partnerships with newspapers that...

    21. November 20, 2011

      Disgruntled top talent deserts AOL

      AOL is facing an exodus of top executive and editorial talent even as the owner of the Huffington Post and TechCrunch says...

    22. November 2, 2011

      AOL chief plays down Yahoo takeover

      Tim Armstrong, chief executive of AOL, sought to quell speculation that his company might be bought by Yahoo, again playing...

    23. FT Alphaville

      October 13, 2011

      AOL chief pitches investors on Yahoo deal

      AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong has been meeting with top shareholders in the past couple of weeks to push the idea of a...

    24. October 5, 2011

      The high costs of competing in premium content

      Forget their democratic, amateur origins of aggregated newswire stories and user-generated videos of kittens. The internet’s...

    25. October 2, 2011

      AOL independence rules over deals

      “Outside the media, banking and tech worlds, people love AOL,” says Tim Armstrong, who left Google in 2009 to run the...

    26. October 2, 2011

      AOL independence rules over deals

      “Outside the media, banking and tech worlds, people love AOL,” says Tim Armstrong, who left Google in 2009 to run the...

    27. FT Alphaville

      September 15, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: The conflict of interest in free news What did Tim...

    28. September 14, 2011

      The conflict of interest in free news

      For a man running a small business, Michael Arrington has attracted a lot of attention in the past couple of weeks. By the...

    29. September 1, 2011

      Buy-out rumours send AOL shares higher

      Shares in AOL are up sharply since Friday on reports that the internet access and content company could be poised to go...

    30. August 9, 2011

      AOL reports second-quarter loss

      AOL reported a smaller loss for its second quarter than a year previously after advertising increased for the first time in...

    31. August 7, 2011

      AOL shares down despite turnround strategy

      Investors are punishing AOL shares as the internet access and content company prepares to report second-quarter earnings on...

    32. March 24, 2011

      Huffington Post to launch UK edition

      The Huffington Post will launch a British edition this summer, its founder Arianna Huffington announced in London on...

    33. FT Tech Hub

      March 24, 2011

      Huffington Post to launch UK edition

      The Huffington Post will launch a British edition this summer, its founder announced in London, in what could be the first...

    34. March 14, 2011

      Business diary: Jimmy Maymann

      Danish internet entrepreneur Jimmy Maymann sold Goviral, the branded online video distribution network he co-founded in...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 11, 2011

      AOL workforce cut by 20 per cent

      AOL is axing 900 staff as chief executive Tim Armstrong continues to restructure the company to focus on content production...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 11, 2011

      AOL slashes workforce

      AOL is laying off 900 staff as chief executive Tim Armstrong continues to restructure the company to focus on content...

    37. March 10, 2011

      AOL cuts 20% of workforce

      AOL is axing 900 staff as chief executive Tim Armstrong continues to restructure the company to focus on content production...

    38. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper – Huffington is right to take the cash Arianna...

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