- AOL TW could turn to spinoff. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;4/29/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 17, p3
Reports the possible public spinoff of the cable systems of AOL Time Warner in the U.S. Impact of the decline of first quarter earnings of the cable network; Plans to sell a minority stake; Creation of a deal currency to enable acquisition of additional cable systems.
- Parsons: No spinoff for AOL TW. Grossman, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/7/2002, Vol. 373 Issue 17, p5
Focuses on the business performance of America OnLine Time Warner (AOL TW) divisions in New Orleans, Louisiana. Assessment of chief executive officer Richard Parsons on the spin-off plan; Service offerings of AOL TW; Details the agreement with Comcast Corp.
- Business briefs. // Bulletin with Newsweek;5/7/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6323, p52
Reports developments on business in Australia as of May 2000. Details on the long-awaited spin-off of BHP Billiton of BHP Steel; Information on the losses of U.S. media giant AOL Time Warner; Purchasing of the Rothschild Australia Asset Management by Westpac.
- AOL to pay $850M to advance social networking plans. Gibbs, Colin // RCR Wireless News;3/17/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the acquisition by AOL of Bebo, an outfit that boasts more than 40 million users worldwide. The move follows News Corp.'s 2005 takeover of MySpace and Microsoft Corp.'s $240 million investment in Facebook. AOL's buy-in is sure to have an impact in mobile. AOL said it plans...
- JOANNA SHIELDS. de Vita, Emma // Management Today;May2008, p30
An interview with Joanna Shields, president of social-networking Web site Bebo in the U.S., is presented. Shields, who have moved from Google as managing director (MD) of Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa to Bebo, discusses Bebo's three video soaps, including "KateModern," and "Sophia's...
- On a Roll(er Coaster). Shields, Mike // MediaWeek;3/17/2008, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p10
The article reports that even though Internet content provider AOL is having sales-management troubles and may be up for sale, the company spent nearly $1 billion to acquire social-networking site Bebo in March 2008. The site claims 40 million members worldwide and is in direct competition with...
- Website Bebo hit by layoffs. Clarke, Steve // Daily Variety;11/13/2009, Vol. 305 Issue 30, p23
The article reports on the dismissal of almost 20 employees in the social networking web site Bebo Inc., a subsidiary company of the AOL Time Warner Inc., in Great Britain. It mentions that the move is part of the AOL's decision to lay off 100 AOL staff in Great Britain, U.S. and Australia. It...
- You got bailed: TW, AOL split. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter;5/29/2009, Vol. 409 Issue 50, p1
The article reports that Time Warner Inc. (TW) will be separating from the publicly traded company AOL LLC. As cited, the Time Warner-AOL merger carried out some time ago did not fulfill the goal of delivering synergies. The separation process is expected to get over by the end of 2009. AOL...
- The wheels are turning at AT&T. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;03/05/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p18
Comments on the moves taken by AT&T Corp. to divest itself of cable television assets it acquired in 2000. Squeezing of rival AOL Time Warner for maximum return on troubled partnership; AT&T and Time Warner's differences in the valuation of TWE.