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A screenshot of Gmail. (CBS)

Google Encrypting Email Amid Spying Fears

Mountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn’t ensure confidentiality unless the recipients’ email provider also adopts the technology.

06/03/2014

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Eric Simons squatted at AOL in Palo Alto for two months in late 2011. (CBS)

Young Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Squatted At AOL Office For Months

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur was so committed to his startup company that he ended up living and working illegally on AOL’s campus in Palo Alto late last year.

05/25/2012

Yahoo Website

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Team Up To Sell Internet Ads

Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL are joining forces in an online advertising attack on Google and Facebook.

11/08/2011

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AOL CEO Armstrong Snaps Up $10 Million In Stock

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is making a $10 million bet that his turnaround strategy will pay off. He just invested that amount of money in 477,000 shares of the company’s stock.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

The homepage of the Huffington Post is seen after the deal with AOL Inc. was announced. (CNET)

AOL-Huffington Post Deal Eyed Closely By Silicon Valley

In a move that is being closely watched in Silicon Valley, Internet company AOL Inc. is buying the California-based news hub Huffington Post in a $315 million deal that represents a bold bet on the future of online news.

CBS San Francisco–02/07/2011

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Report: AOL Looking Into Possible Yahoo Merger

AOL Inc. has hired financial advisers to look into strategic options that could include a combination with Yahoo Inc., according to a newspaper report.

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Investment Vultures Increase Pressure On Yahoo CEO

With buyout vultures circling the Internet company, Yahoo Inc. CEO Carol Bartz may have to accelerate her timetable for engineering a turnaround if she wants to save her job.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010

A sign at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale. (AP)

Yahoo! Shares Climb On Report Of Possible AOL Merger

Investors were running up the price of Yahoo shares Thursday after a report saying AOL and a group of private equity firms may bid for the Web company.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010

A sign at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale. (AP)

AOL, Buyout Firms Reportedly Mulling Bid For Yahoo

Yahoo’s inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

The lobby of an AOL office building

AOL To Buy San Francisco Based TechCrunch

AOL Inc. says it will buy technology blog TechCrunch and other blogs in its network for an undisclosed amount in a bid to expand its news production.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/29/2010

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