After Alibaba's initial public offering today, Yahoo will have about $5.29 billion in cash to play with. The big question is: What will Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer do with the money? She could probably buy AOL if she wanted to. Back in June 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong talked multiple times about such a deal. Show More Summary
Yesterday's earnings call with shareholders and reporters revealed two AOL bombshells: not only does AOL still exist, but it appears its bullying chief executive is no longer blaming he company's struggles on infirm female employees. Read more...
AOL Build talks "Sex, Drugs, Rock 'N' Roll and Advertising" with Andrew Robertson, President and CEO of BBDO Worldwide. Watch the Live Streaming above, moderated by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong on Thursday July 24th, at 4:30PM on the #AOLBuild stage.
We told you earlier that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong was spotted at a bar late at night talking to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and that this has led to speculation that the former is trying to sell his company to the latter. Mayer isn't convinced, apparently, because it would be like merging too Old Internet brands into one — it's too backward looking. Show More Summary
Last week at the Sun Valley conference AOL CEO Tim Armstrong was spotted at the bar late into the night with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. This prompted speculation that the two were going to merge their companies. Kara Swisher at Re/code did some reporting around the possibility and here's what she's hearing. Show More Summary
ByQuoth the Raven: There has been tons of speculation behind Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO). The company's earnings are coming up this Tuesday and CEO Marissa Mayer was found having late night drinks the other night with AOL's Tim Armstrong. Naturally, speculation about what the two them could have been discussing has run rampant. Show More Summary
The biggest names in tech and media are in Sun Valley, Idaho this week for Allen & Co.'s big conference. It's the annual event where a lot of those moguls initiate big deals, mergers, and partnerships. Thursday night, two reporters spotted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong having a "deep conversation" at a bar. Show More Summary
Former Chairman and CEO of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Dr. Tony Coles shared his business philosophy and thoughts on leadership with New York AOLers this week during the second event in the BUILD Speaker Series. Tim Armstrong kicked off the...Show More Summary
By Trefis: AOL Inc. (AOL) is in the middle of transforming its business focus from content to ad technology. According to CEO Tim Armstrong, the company has adopted a barbell sales strategy that offers programmatic advertising on one end and deep marketing services or premium buys on the other. Show More Summary
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong was very optimistic during today’s Q1 earnings call when asked about the advertising potential of its new slate of original webshows. Last week AOL announced a partnership with Nielsen to provide audience ratings for the 16 …
AOL is getting crushed this morning. The stock is off 18% after reporting earnings. AOL beat expectations on the top line, but it missed on EPS. On the earnings call, CEO Tim Armstrong mentioned that AOL's search business was down 1%, and was struggling a bit, according to Reuters. Show More Summary
The online company, led by CEO Tim Armstrong, posted a 16 percent increase in advertising revenue, but charges were a drag on the bottom line. read more
AOL decided to hold its Newfront presentation in the Brooklyn Navy Yard — near the Brooklyn Bridge — in order to make a point about bridging the gap between TV and digital video, CEO Tim Armstrong told about 2,000 advertisers at his company’s Newfront presentation. Show More Summary
AOL Inc., the owner of the Huffington Post and TechCrunch, said Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong was paid $6.48 million last year, a 46% decline from 2012, when he was awarded larger stock... To view the full story, click the title link.
By Trefis: America Online (AOL) is in the middle of transforming its business focus from content to ad technology. According to CEO Tim Armstrong, the company has adopted a barbell sales strategy that offers programmatic advertising on one end and deep marketing services or premium buys on the other. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO - AOL announced today the creation of ONE, a platform for both buyers and sellers of digital media to transact. We sat down with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong after he presented the news as a keynote at the AdTech conference here. He speaks about the "mechanization" of the advertising and media business and the new role of AOL. Show More Summary
AOL has come a long way from dial-up internet and disposable CDs. At the ad:tech conference Wednesday in San Francisco, CEO Tim Armstrong announced the integration of the company's advertising technology products into one platform, which it is calling AOL ONE. Show More Summary
AOL's Tim Armstrong and Bob Lord are taking the stage at the ad:tech conference in San Francisco today where they're announcing a new platform called ONE for ad campaign planning and management. I met with Armstrong (CEO) and Lord (CEO of AOL Platforms, which is the new name for AOL Networks) earlier this week to discuss the news. Show More Summary
Ever since he took over as CEO of almost five years ago, Tim Armstrong has been promising that the digital media company was on course to catch up to its industry peers in display advertising growth. So far, he has yet to make good on those assurances. But in the next few months, he’ll make [...]
I’ve been sitting on this post for weeks thanks to the embargo on Ben Horowitz’s new book, which I reviewed earlier in full here. As I was reading my galley of the book, the astoundingly shameful story about AOL CEO Tim Armstrong complaining that saving the lives of two of his employees‘ “distressed” babies had cost him...