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Now the Internet has spotted a crashed Star Destroyer on Mars

It's been well established that the Internet has an overactive imagination, but the latest "sighting" in images from the Curiosity rover is a little much for CNET's Eric Mack.

By August 26, 2015


HuffPo's social-TV gamble

AOL executive Janet Balis talks about the company's ambitious plans for the Huffington Post Streaming Network at the Social TV Summit in San Francisco. Can programming based on conversation and zeitgeist revolutionize newsrooms?

April 3, 2012


HuffPo's Twitter account hacked

Usual tweets with links to stories about celebrities and cute animal photos are joined by racist and homophobic notes on The Huffington Post's Twitter account.

By January 15, 2012


HuffPo purchase weighs down AOL earnings

First-quarter earnings dive 86 percent, largely due to the costs of integrating the Huffington Post news site. Display ad revenue is up, a first since 2007.

By May 4, 2011


Super Bowl ads; AOL buys HuffPo

On today's episode of Loaded, we'll talk about the Super Bowl's commercials, AOL's purchase of the Huffington Post, and more.

By February 7, 2011


A year later, AOL is heading in the right direction

After a year of activist investors and departures, Tim Armstrong has turned AOL into a well-tuned machine.

By March 10, 2013


Among the top election quants, Nate Silver reigns supreme

Not only did FiveThirtyEight's Silver pick all 50 state winners in the presidential race, he also beat out his polling aggregator rivals for sheer margin of accuracy.

By November 8, 2012


AOL: It's not dead yet!

A few pieces of bad news this week create the sense of turmoil inside the company, but reports of AOL's death have been greatly exaggerated.

By March 2, 2012


Man proposes with fantastic Lego video

Walt Thompson took 2,600 photographs as he made a touching and very personal stop-motion video meant to inspire his beloved to marry him. The only question is, how many bricks did it take?

By January 9, 2012


AOL exec jumps ship to Spotify, report says

Jared Grusd, AOL senior vice president and strategy chief, is moving on to the music service in an unspecified role, according to a new report.

By October 27, 2011