Online service providers

  1. Spotify Reaches 2.5 Million Subscribers Worldwide

    November 23, 2011 11:57 AM EST Spotify has surpassed 2.5 million subscribers worldwide, the company announced in a blog post Wednesday . It has gained 500,000 subscribers since September and 1 million subscribers since June. Here's a timeline of Spotify's subscriber m ...

  2. AOL To Merge With Yahoo?

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST A report in Reuters says AOL may be considering breaking up into separate units and possibly merging with Yahoo as part of a broader effort to regain relevance in a rapidly changing online environment. The complicated plan, as reported by the news ...

  3. AOL To Sell Bebo

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT AOL Inc will sell its Bebo social network site to private investment firm Criterion Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum, as it tries to restructure its business and deal with declining revenue. Thursday's (June 17) announcement comes as A ...

  4. AOL Shutting German Operation

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Internet group AOL is leaving Germany, closing offices in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich. About 140 employees will lose their jobs. The closures were confirmed on Tuesday (Jan. 12) by AOL spokesman Thomas Knorpp in Hamburg. No comment c ...

  5. Briefs: Live Nation, 'The Beatles: Rock Band,' MySpace

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Live Nation 's "No Service Fee Wednesday" is underway and people are finding out that "service fees" are separate from other fees consumers will still have to pay. This isn't much of a revelation. Live Nation said ...

  6. AOL To Offer Movie, TV Show Downloads

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet giant inks deal with Paramount. Movies and television shows from Paramount Pictures will be available for sale through AOL's new video portal under a deal announced Monday. Classics such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and ...

  7. AOL To Offer Movie, TV Show Downloads

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AOL and Paramount Pictures have signed a deal that will allow AOL to sell downloadable versions of Paramount films and television shows through its new video portal. Consumers will own the movies and Movies and television shows from Paramount Pict ...

  8. AOL Unveils Revamped Music Store

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Offering open to any online visitor. AOL on Tuesday (Aug. 29) unveiled a revamped music product with a Web-based store and subscription service offering audio and video streaming, programmed radio and downloads that can be transferred to compatibl ...

  9. AOL Opens Content To Web Developers

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AOL Music Now unveiled a Web Services initiative designed to give Web developers access to AOL Music content. The company’s new developer site allows Web site developers, bloggers and others to add AOL Music Now unveiled a Web Services initiative ...

  10. Case Resigns From Time Warner Board

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steve Case, who co-founded America Online and was one of the architects of the much-maligned AOL-Time Warner merger, said Oct. 31 that he has resigned from TW's board to focus on media investments via NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Stev ...

  11. AOL Acquires Circuit City's MusicNow

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST America Online said Nov. 3 it has purchased from Circuit City the electronics retailer's MusicNow asset for an undisclosed amount, giving the Time Warner unit a service that looks a lot like the legit (The Hollywood Reporter) -- America Onlin ...

  12. AOL Buys MusicNow

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Preview of the new service is live now. American Online has acquired digital music subscription service MusicNow, which the company is integrating into a new digital music store to replace its existing MusicNet@AOL service. A preview of the new se ...

  13. Yahoo! Adds Podcasting

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. News ...

  14. Steve Case Starts Revolution

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former AOL Time Warner chairman Steve Case has announced his latest venture: a new investment fund dubbed Revolution that has acquired Wisdom Media Group's television/radio network, which is devoted t (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Former AOL Ti ...

  15. Time Warner Inks $510M Settlement With Gov't

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Time Warner Inc. on Dec. 15 settled criminal securities fraud charges the government leveled on its America Online unit, agreeing to pay $210 million to end the Justice Department's probe. The company (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Time Warner I ...

  16. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  17. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  18. Time Warner's Net Income Doubles in Q1

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Inc.'s net income more than doubled in the first quarter, driven by a gain from the sale of its music company, strong results from film and TV and improved profitability at America Online. Time Warner Inc.'s net income more t ...

  19. AOL's MusicNet Claims 250K Subscribers

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. The service claimed about 179,000 subscribers last October. America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. T ...

  20. AOL To Add Advertising To Its Dial-Up Radio Streams

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL says it plans to begin selling advertising on its streaming radio channels. The company has inked a deal to have Ronning Lipset Radio sell spots on radio channels featured on Netscape and AOL's di AOL says it plans to begin selling advert ...

  21. AOL To Webcast Grammy Party

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST marks third year for AOL's coverage. 2004 marks third year for AOL's coverage. News ...