ILM East: AOL’s Big Bet on Local

"AOL has a huge bet on local and Patch in particular," said Mark Josephson, senior vice president of revenue at AOL Local during our afternoon session at ILM East. Patch hyperlocal sites reach 865 communities that Josephson describes as "under…

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Blinkx to Power AOL Video Search

Blinkx, a British video search company, will now power video search on AOL.com. Its video platform includes the ability to listen to the sound track using speech-to-text technology, look at the images on screen using advanced video analytics, and read…

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AOL Jumps Into Deals With Wow!

AOL is taking the plunge into the competitive deal-a-day space, launching Wow! as an integrated deals sites under the larger brand that will serve "your bargain of choice" from both local and national offers. Increasingly, group buying offers are sold…

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AOL: Happy 25th Anniversary

AOL today celebrates its 25th anniversary, and the thought of it leaves me a little nostalgic, but also really proud of the great role it has played in the development of interactive -- and local -- media and services. AOL’s…

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