AOL Agrees To Acquire The Huffington Post

AOL Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Huffington Post, the influential and rapidly growing news, analysis, and lifestyle website founded in 2005, which now counts nearly 25 million unique monthly visitors. The deal was worth $315 million.

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Speed-Racer4819d ago

I always loved Huffpost, even when they posted crap on some days, but this is so disappointing. It's not that I hate the AOL Weblog group, but I feel as if independent blogging is dying. They will turn into robot bloggers like Autoblog or Joystiq...nothing out of the ordinary or beyond the norm of journalism. Mashable seems to be one of the few big blogs that managed to stay independent.


Verizon again sold Internet pioneer Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion

Internet pioneers Yahoo and AOL are changing hands yet again as Verizon is selling its Verizon Media branch for about $5 billion

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RYOT Lab Launched by AOL to Create AR/VR Branded Content

One of the lab's first projects is for Time Inc and Sports Illustrated.


RYOT and AOL Partner With ELLE for AR November Issue

Next week's November issue of ELLE will now feature AR.