Domain crime : Get your domains away from AOL, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts fast!

Global alert : Domain hackers are attempting to steal domains, where the registrant uses AOL, Yahoo or Hotmail accounts. There have been numerous instances of such attempts and even successful domain theft incidents that we’re aware of. Changing one’s managing accounts to secure free email providers such as Gmail or ProtonMail is the first step […]

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AOL acquires Oath.com and Oath.co domains

Oath is the new face of an AOL/Yahoo merger, and for that matter they acquired the domain Oath.com. Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, identified the buyers of Oath.com as stealth acquisitions firm, Treadstone Group. Oath.com belonged to the World Media Group, owners of a large generic domain portfolio. AOL also acquired Oath.co which was up […]

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AOL : Will America Online be the first Fortune 500 company ditching an LLL .com domain?

AOL – or, America Online – is apparently going through an identity and brand crisis. Its current name as a company was given in 1991, predating the world wide web; AOL.com has become synonymous to a marketing barrage of billions of diskettes and CD’s arriving in the mail. Over the years since, America Online changed […]

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You’ve got merger! AOL to be bought by Verizon for $4.4 billion dollars

Can you hear me now? Oh wait, wrong slogan. America Online, the sweetheart of the 1990s and early 2000s, is being sold to Verizon. The acquisition cost: $4.4 billion dollars, or about $50 dollars a share. That’s a fraction of the company’s valuation from a few years back, when it was swallowing up companies. AOL […]

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AOL shutting down 15-year old Winamp media player and web site!

America Online – a company that through the years, littered millions of mailboxes with its sign-up floppies and CD’s, can’t be relied upon. After 15 years of existence, AOL is shutting down Winamp.com and the associated media player, Winamp. According to the official announcement: “Winamp.com and associated web services will no longer be available past […]

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Marissa Mayer gives birth; baby named after Google CEO

Marissa Mayer, the new Yahoo CEO, has given birth to a baby boy, the company confirmed on Monday. Weighing 7 lbs and 8 ounces, the baby will be named Larry – after Google CEO’s name, Lawrence “Larry” Page. “I wanted to show Google that I hold no animosity towards them,” said Marissa Mayer. “I worked […]

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Inspired by Circumcision.com sale, Yahoo goes after Uncut.com

Yahoo! is investing $250,000 in the domain name Uncut.com and plans to develop it into a web site that is fighting the obsession of Americans with the Abrahamic religions‘ tradition of penis foreskin mutilation. “The new web site, Uncut.com, will feature before and after pictures of a male penis, to deliver the message: America, leave […]

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$2 Billion Dollars spent today!

Two related companies, Microsoft and Facebook, spent a combined $2 billion dollars today. Microsoft, a long term Facebook supporter, bought several hundred patents that once popular community, America Online, held for almost 15 years. By spending $1.056 billion dollars on those 800 patents, Microsoft is thus shielding partner giant Facebook from any potential competition regarding […]

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US Post Office: AOL to blame for our financial loss

In an effort to eliminate almost $3 billion dollars in operating costs, the US Postal Service will soon be discontinuing Saturday deliveries. The twist? All mail that would have been delivered on a Saturday, will be opened, scanned and emailed instead. Now it’s the time to update your contact information with the US Post Office, […]

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AOL turns $400 million into less than half that!

How do you turn $400 million into half as much? Simple: you run America Online corporation. The much-hated mass-mailer of floppies and CD’s in the 90’s bought instant messenger service ICQ.com in 1996 for a whopping $400 million dollars. Around the same time Microsoft spent another $500 million to buy Hotmail.com but at least they […]

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Latino Army Of Light to fight AOL’s army of darkness

In what appears to be a case of reverse domain hijacking, New York based society ‘Latino Army Of Light‘ is fighting for its virtual survival against a giant: AOL – America Online. According to the LatinoAoL.com web site: The LATINO ARMY OF LIGHT is a fraternal order composed of members of Latin descent. The order […]

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