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MacroSolve targets AOL and BOA in app infringement suit

Mobile technology company MacroSolve filed patent suits against AOL and Bank of America, alleging the …

AOL hires advisors to explore strategic options

The Wall Street Journal reports that AOL has hired financial advisors to explore “various strategic options for the company,” which could include a potential tie-up with Yahoo.

Yahoo stock rises on private-equity takeover talk

Shares in US Internet giant Yahoo have risen sharply over the last two days on heightened speculation that several private-equity firms are mulling an offer to take the firm private.

AOL and Google partner for mobile search

AOL and Google announced a five year renewal and expansion of what was described as “one of the largest and longest-standing partnerships in Internet history”, stating that the deal has now been extended to include mobile search, underpinned by a revenue-share agreement.

AOL buys Rally Up to strengthen app offering

Internet content provider AOL has made its latest move in the mobile apps space, buying ‘social networking startup with a difference’ Rally Up for an undisclosed sum.

AOL launches apps in bid to regain relevancy

Internet content provider AOL is using the apps space to renew its focus on mobile, launching two new free apps on the Android platform.

AOL pushes UK mobile strategy

AOL is launching a UK mobile browser and portal which is ad-supported and aggregates information from AOL’s websites and other sites.

MTV ramps up mobile social networking plans

MTV is expanding its moves into the mobile social networking sector with the launch of Con3xion, aimed at the Latin market.

Google founder: Microsofts Yahoo! bid ‘unnerving’

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has called Microsoft’s US$44.6 billion takeover bid for Yahoo! “unnerving”, claiming that a successful acquisition will stifle innovation on the Internet.

Microsoft continues to push on Yahoo! offer

Microsoft remains optimistic it will succeed in its attempt to acquire Yahoo! for a proposed offer of US$44.6 billion.