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Robotic 'Falco' hunts down airport birds

European company invents flying replica of goshawk.

By March 4, 2008


Leonardo da Vinci would love this robo-bird

SmartBird by German-based Festo can fly, take off, and land autonomously. Good thing it doesn't like fouling statues.

By March 25, 2011


Google exec named AOL chief

Time Warner has hired Google's Tim Armstrong to head up the ailing AOL unit, as the company tries to figure out what to do with the troubled online property.

By March 12, 2009


AOL to lay off 700 employees

CEO Randy Falco cites deepening recession and desire to focus on core businesses as rationale for consolidation plan and 10 percent workforce reduction.

By January 28, 2009


Former Yahoo sales exec to head AOL's Platform-A

Greg Coleman, who left Yahoo early in 2008, will take over from acting Platform-A head Lynda Clazirio.

By February 3, 2009


AOL CEO addresses troops, but not Yahoo

In wake of rumors that Yahoo might partner or merge with the Time Warner unit, Chief Executive Randy Falco sends memo to employees. But he doesn't say much.

By April 10, 2008


Got birds? Put that shotgun down

The "BirdXPeller" makes them think there's a predator nearby.

By April 9, 2008


Looks like some Yahooers prefer Microsoft to AOL

Insider comments reveal that at least some Yahoo employees apparently do not share Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang's enthusiasm for a deal with AOL.

By April 11, 2008


AOL buys social network Bebo for $850 million

International growth is on the mind of AOL--an unexpected buyer. Youth-oriented social site Bebo is wildly popular in the U.K., Ireland, and New Zealand.

By March 13, 2008


Robo-lawnmower goes hybrid

The "Automower Solar Hybrid" is a greener version of the Roomba of lawnmowers.

By March 6, 2008