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Top 6 Tech Items or Services That Died in 2017

Tech Laid To Rest in 2017 Overall, 2017 was a pretty decent year for technology. It brought us Ryzens, Nintendo Switches and even sex dolls with AI. It also, however, ...

December 30, 2017 at 7:04 pm by

AOL is Officially Shutting Down it’s Instant Messenger

A sad loss for one of the institutions of the early days of the internet It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when AOL dominated the online market. Those of you in ...

October 7, 2017 at 3:51 pm by
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Leaving with $186M Payout

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Leaving with $186M Payout

Marissa Mayer’s tenure as CEO of Yahoo is expected to come to an end after the deal with Verizon has been finalized. Although Yahoo’s acquisition has been lowered ...

April 26, 2017 at 11:00 am by

CIA Director Hacker Reportedly a 13-Year-Old Stoner

Yesterday, we brought you news that CIA Director John Brennan (pictured) was the victim of a hack, with the attackers gaining access to the AOL account he used to share ...

October 21, 2015 at 10:30 pm by

CIA Director Has AOL Account Hacked by Teen

A teenage hacker has claimed to have compromised the AOL account of CIA Director John Brennan. If the news is to be believed, Brennan was stupidly using his AOL e-mail account ...

October 21, 2015 at 1:00 am by

AOL Being Bought for $4.4 Billion by Verizon

Verizon is moving into the content and media business with its planned purchase of AOL. If regulators approve the $4.4 billion USD deal, Verizon will join the likes of Comcast ...

May 13, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

Following Joystiq, AOL Also Shutting Down Apple Blog TUAW

AOL is shutting down The Unofficial Apple Weblog or TUAW, as part of its ever-growing cost cutting measures. TUAW was founded in 2004 and was part of Weblogs – a ...

January 31, 2015 at 7:28 am by

USA Freedom Act, the NSA Reform Bill, Blocked by US Senate

The USA Freedom Act, designed to restrict NSA powers to collect user data, has been blocked by US Senate Republicans in a vote on Tuesday. The bill, supported by tech business ...

November 20, 2014 at 2:07 am by

Facebook, Google, and Apple Support USA Freedom Act

A coalition of nine tech groups – comprised of Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Aol, Evernote, Dropbox, Linkedin, and Twitter – under the banner Reform Government ...

November 19, 2014 at 1:10 am by

Dial-up Internet Still Alive and Thriving

I’ve thought for a while that dial-up internet was dead, with maybe just a couple of hundred subscribers here and there. So did most of our readers probably. But I was ...

August 9, 2014 at 1:40 pm by

Winamp And Shoutcast To Be Bought By Radionomy

Winamp and Shoutcast, the legacy digital music services that owner AOL originally planned to shut down but then halted pending a sale, are reportedly being bought by another ...

January 1, 2014 at 8:01 pm by

There May Still Be Hope For The Llama-based Audio Player Winamp

Following yesterday’s announcement, Winamp will be shutting down on December 20th. According to Techcrunch, AOL may be in talks with Microsoft to sell Winamp, along with ...

November 21, 2013 at 10:32 pm by

RIP Winamp Media Player As Service Shuts Down After 15 Years

I’m starting to feel like a Leper today, like I’m the only one left who not only uses Winamp, but STILL uses Winamp. It seems like the whole digital music loving ...

November 21, 2013 at 9:44 am by

AOL News Reading app Hits the Google Play Store

AOL just released a news reading app on the Google Play store which is available for both smartphones and tablets. Unlike other news apps, the new AOL app uses the Flipboard ...

September 29, 2013 at 8:54 pm by

Yahoo Tops US Internet Traffic According To comScore

Russia Today reports that web analytics firm comScore now believes Yahoo now tops U.S internet traffic. The report states that Yahoo is now bigger than Google for July 2013. ...

August 23, 2013 at 10:11 am by

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