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AOL takes heavy fire from Starboard side

Starboard Value blasts away at AOL as the hedge fund prepares for a proxy battle to replace three AOL board members.

By May 24, 2012

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AOL strikes back at Starboard Value over proxy fight

The company says that Starboard is "misleading" investors and acting in a way that is not in the best interests of the online firm.

By May 3, 2012

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Yahoo turns to ad agencies amid calls for change -- report

Under increasing pressure to attract people to its products, Yahoo will reportedly hear pitches for a full branding campaign.

By October 3, 2014

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SoftBank, not Mayer, should run Yahoo, investor says

Alternative Investment Management & Research pictures a Yahoo-SoftBank merger, with the latter's CEO running the combined company.

By September 30, 2014

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Want the perfect smiley selfie? Carry a big silver stick

The importance of the selfie in establishing self-worth is underlined by those who choose to carry with them something called a Selfie Stick. Seeing one in real life is sobering.

By September 21, 2014

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The world rejoices: A new Kim Kardashian video game

Who needs the World Cup, when you can enjoy the seething anticipation of a video game in which Kim Kardashian comes to your rescue?

By June 19, 2014

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Anti-hijacker trap door among loony Ig Nobel prizes

Also honored: research into the beer-goggle effect, walking on lunar water, and the probability of cows lying down.

By September 13, 2013

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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

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Presenting to presenters: Hitachi StarBoard WT-1 wireless tablet

Hitachi introduces WT-1 interactive wireless tablet, an input device designed specifically for presentations that offers advanced functionality.

By May 19, 2009