One of the high points of last week’s DLD Conference in Munich was the What’s Next? panel which explored the future of media in the digital age. Buoyantly chaired by DLD host Yossi Vardi, the panel included longtime media exec Jon Miller, whose illustrious career includes stints as Chairman and CEO of AOL and Chief Digital Officer at News Corp. → Read More
Like Scrooge after discovering the True Spirit Of Christmas, AOL is offering a shiny half-crown (worth $1,056) to the little boy (its employees) as thanks for bringing the prize Turkey from the Poulterer’s this holiday. The $1,000 cash bonus is a celebration of the company’s $1.056 billion patent sale it made earlier this year. I rarely, if ever, comment on internal AOL stuff but this… → Read More
The way we use email has changed dramatically in the past decade-plus — written down like that, it seems like an almost laughably obvious statement. But David Temkin, AOL’s senior vice president of mail and mobile, argues that email clients haven’t kept up with the changes — with the last major innovation coming in 2004, when Gmail launched.
Given its age, and its association with the… → Read More
TechCrunch founder Mike Arrington sat down with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong this afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt SF – yes, the CEO of the same company that Arrington sold the blog he created to two years ago (…before later being forced out). The last time the two were on stage together was when AOL bought TechCrunch, in fact. Arrington started off by complimenting Armstrong on tripling the AOL stock… → Read More