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Score one for AOL

As reported in Computerworld  and other media outlets yesterday, AOL announced its new “One by AOL platform, unveiled on Tuesday, promises a consolidated and holistic view of brands’ marketing expenditures and performance across all screens, including TV” Also from the … Continue reading

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Will AOL’s Tim Armstrong ever find a way to make Patch.com profitable?

Three years ago I posted that local newspapers needed to change to continue to be relevant.  Three years later not much has changed except that there are fewer local newspapers.   I thought that AOL’s http://www.Patch.com might fill the void (Tim … Continue reading

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Venture Capital attitudes are changing – for the better I hope

Being a venture capitalist has always sounded like fun to me.   My perception is that most VC’s reach a station in life at which there is an ability to vet opportunities that come over the transom, as well as create … Continue reading

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Procter and Gamble says no to streaming video

This week Procter & Gamble announced http://bit.ly/I262sG that it would ban employee access to Netflix and Pandora in order to save bandwith at the company headquarters in Cincinnati. My first reaction was that banning internet site access never seems to … Continue reading

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AOL shows Huffington Post the money

You cannot blame Arianna Huffington for taking the $ 315 million ($ 300 million in cash) for Huffington Post from AOL and Tim Armstrong. Greg Coleman who is the CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) at Huffington Post actually came over from … Continue reading

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