Twenty years ago, AIM chatbot SmarterChild out-snarked ChatGPT

Far before there was ChatGPT, there was SmarterChild, an instant message chatbot whose encyclopedic knowledge and quick wit could put Google to shame. Thirty million people added SmarterChild to their

Crunch Report | Go-Jek Buys Three Startups

Go-Jek buys three startups, the California Department of Public Health warns against being on your phone for too long and AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead. All this on Crunch Report.

AIM is officially dead

Say “goodbye” (in the AOL voice, if possible) to Aol Instant Messenger. Back in October, Oath (the combined entity of Yahoo and Aol) announced that it would shutter AIM on December 15. Yes

Crunch Report | AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down, some iPhone 8s are having battery problems and a smart bandage that releases meds on demand. All this on Crunch Report!

PSA: Don’t share your old AIM screen name

Hello it’s the fun police! Were you having a nice time engaging in nostalgia about the death of AOL Instant Messenger? Was it fun to look back on your old AIM login, how young you were, KrazyKat

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1997. AIM dominated online chat in North America at the t

Korea’s AIM raises $1.6M for its mobile trading service

Seoul-based startup AIM has closed $1.6 million in seed funding to bring its artificial intelligence-powered app for financial investments to market in Korea, and potentially other parts of Asia. Th

#Love: My First Experience With Internet Porn

Pornographic media has existed since the dawn of time, but it has never been as widely available and accessible as it is today. That's largely due to the internet, which provides a launch pad for our

As Brizzly Enters Its Final Hibernation, AOL Tries To Sharpen Its Social Media Claws

It may have taken longer than even its own creators might have guessed, but it's finally come to pass: Brizzly, the Twitter/Facebook client that was bought by AOL as part of Thing Labs in September 20

Soon, AOL's AIM Won't Require A Separate Login To Chat With Contacts In Gmail

<img src="" class="shot2">Since <a href="">2007,</a> you've been able to sign in to

AOL Launches "Incredibly Easy" Video Chat Service Internally; We Launch It Externally

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Our New Parent, AOL, Confirms Our Scoop On Them Buying Thing Labs

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AIM Is Now Faster, Better, More Streamy

<img src="" width="74" height="199" /> AOL has been seriously <a href="

AIM Brings Your Lifestream To The iPhone

<img src="" width="133" height="199" />A few months ago AOL <a href="

AIM Now Goes Both Ways (With Twitter And Facebook)

<img src="" width="215" height="108" /> In July, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) <a href="

AIM Embraces The Lifestream

<img src="" width="215" height="60" /> AOL took another step towards fully embracing the lifestream today with the release

Now We're Talking: AIM With Push Support Hits The App Store

<img src="" width="133" height="200" />There's been a lot of talk the past few days since the launch of the iPhone 3.0 software about the

Video: iPhone Push Notification In Action With AIM

<img src="" width="205" height="200" />Earlier <a href="">today</a>, Apple sent out a

IM Wars: AIM for iPhone grows up, gets paid version

While there may still be a lot of confusion surrounding the future of AOL, that didn’t stop the folks in Northern Virginia from recently overhauling their popular AIM instant messaging app for i

Meebo chats its way to the Android platform

It was only a few days ago that we tore into the 20 dollar IM+ application for being overpriced, buggy, and lacking anything that justified that 20 dollar price tag. At the tail-end of that review, we
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