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Skift has acquired Gadling from AOL

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Travel news website Skift has acquired travel blog Gadling from AOL. Gadling was launched in 2004 and was acquired by AOL as part of a larger acquisition: Weblogs Inc.
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AOL reports $679 million in Q4 revenue

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AOL has reported better-than-expected revenue for fourth quarter. The company reported a 13% increase in revenue for the quarter to $679 million compared to $599.5 million from the same period last year.
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AOL turns Patch over to Hale Global

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AOL has passed Patch.com over to Hale Global, a firm that specializes in turnarounds. AOL chairman Tim Armstrong has been sentimental about the fate of Patch.com because he was a co-founder of the company.
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AOL reportedly to sell Winamp and Shoutcast rather than shutting it down

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AOL is reportedly going to sell off Winamp and Shoutcast instead of shutting the two products down. AOL announced last month that they would be shutting down Winamp on December 20th. One of the potential buyers is believed to be Microsoft.
[Source: TechCrunch]

AOL says that Patch.com is not shutting down

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On Monday, the New York Times posted an article about how AOL will be winding down Patch.com’s operations. The New York Times pointed out that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has a sentimental attachment to Patch.com since he created the service before joining AOL. He also persuaded AOL’s board to buyout the company in 2009.
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Winamp Fans Wants AOL To Open Source The Code

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AOL has announced last week that they would be shutting down Winamp, the popular Windows-based 16-year-old media player. Winamp said that Winamp.com and the associated software will be shutting down on December 20, 2013.

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Rumor: Microsoft May Buy Winamp From AOL

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It is rumored that Microsoft Corporation will be buying Winamp from AOL.  Earlier this week, it was announced that AOL would be shutting down Winamp and Shoutcast.  Winamp launched 15 years ago and was the media player of choice for many Windows users.  AOL will be removing the download links for Winamp on December 20th.  Many people were upset by the announcement.  Stay tuned to Pulse 2.0 in the future to find out if Microsoft does buy Winamp from AOL.

Winamp Is Shutting Down On December 20th After 15 Years

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We will miss Winamp whipping the llama’s ass for the last 15 years.  The free music player launched in the late 1990s, but it will now be shutting down December 20th, 2013.

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