The new AOL Reader has many of the same features found in other popular RSS newsreaders. It looks like one of a few good alternatives for those losing Google Reader next week.
The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.
In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner. Now, AOL is being gobbled up by Verizon. Also, Apple will launch its smart-home service next month and Google's self-driving cars roll out. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.
If the deal goes through, AOL will be under the Verizon umbrella. What will that mean for you?
Why would a wireless and broadband company like Verizon spend $4.4 billion on a digital media company like AOL? One word: Advertising
The deal for the former dot-com luminary is all about trying to find a new path forward in getting digital content out to consumers and the advertisers who'll follow them.
Technically Incorrect: AOL's quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.
The service, free to everyone regardless of their carrier, has taken a couple of sharp turns on its road to release. The exec in charge shares the story behind Go90 and hints at long-term plans.
Technically Incorrect: To go along with its new logo, Verizon releases an ad that suggests the company is simply incapable of being shoddy. What's the matter with that?
Verizon customers get some video exclusively from the purely mobile mix of YouTube-like clips and on-the-go TV, but people who use any rival carrier will be able to watch at no cost too.