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The Givers From the top ranks of AOL and A+E Networks, to Havas and Time Inc., a portfolio of people doing good

Despite a still-iffy economy and another dip in consumer confidence last month, Americans continue to open their checkbooks for charity, with total philanthropic donations last year growing 4 percent to…

July 9, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

AOL Restructures, Names COO CEO Armstrong taps CFO Artie Minson to oversee three new divisions at portal

Tim Armstrong is once again tweaking AOL’s organizational structure, hoping to provide the inconstant portal with some momentum and steady direction. To help, the AOL CEO has elevated the company’s…

June 29, 2012, 10:25 AM EDT

AOL Re-elects Its Board Despite Shareholder Protest Move is a victory of sorts for CEO Tim Armstrong

AOL has won a victory in its public battle with one of the company's major investors, Starboard Value. The Web portal announced this morning that it reelected all of its…

June 14, 2012, 10:44 AM EDT

AOL Takes Gloves Off in Proxy Fight Activist investor 'lacks understanding,' writes Tim Armstrong

A few weeks ago it looked as though AOL was winning its proxy fight whereas Yahoo’s efforts were floundering. While Yahoo seems to have lost its battle with activist investor…

May 16, 2012, 6:18 PM EDT

AOL's 'Off-Tune' Sales Strategy Puzzles Some Buyers pine for better ads, less drama from the portal

In explaining AOL’s disappointing display ad results in Q1, a surprising frank CEO Tim Armstrong offered several explanations. During Wednesday’s earnings call, Armstrong said, “we have had a display strategy…

May 11, 2012, 6:24 AM EDT

Fast Chat: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Upon mixed Q1 earnings, exec discusses the slow pace of Devil, video

AOL announced its first-quarter earnings this morning, and the numbers were a mixed bag. Overall revenue was up, but U.S. display advertising was down 1 percent—not good news in an…

May 9, 2012, 11:43 AM EDT

AOL Q1 Revenue Down as Display Advertising Softens CEO Armstrong 'not happy' with the numbers

AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong said he predicted business to rebound in the year after first-quarter revenue fell 4 percent year over year to $529.4 million on declines in U.S.…

May 9, 2012, 10:36 AM EDT

Portals Battle Activist Investors Yahoo, AOL activist investors call for board shake-ups

An embattled CEO like Yahoo’s Scott Thompson or AOL’s Tim Armstrong isn’t likely to welcome a proxy fight. But maybe they should. B. Riley analyst Sameet Sinha said proxy fights­—when…

April 23, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

AOL Reports Lower Earnings for 2011 Rising costs, lower subscription revenue at work

AOL closed a turbulent 2011 with earnings plunging as its costs rose and subscription revenue fell. AOL’s fourth-quarter revenue fell by 3 percent from the previous year to $576.8 million. Year-over-year…

February 1, 2012, 12:50 PM EST

Tim Armstrong Pushing AOL-Yahoo Deal on Shareholders But will Yahoo bite?

What do you get when you combine two once-hot Internet superpowers? If AOL CEO Tim Armstrong gets his way, we could find out soon enough. Reuters is reporting that Armstrong…

October 13, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

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