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Mobile

Alto Mail now plays nice with Slack and Amazon’s Alexa

Alto, the email client from AOL and Verizon with a smart Dashboard, now integrates with Slack and Alexa. It also lets you perform actions from these cards like ordering an Uber or Lyft.
Web

Man who recorded ‘You’ve got mail’ greeting for AOL now drives for Uber

His dulcet tones welcomed an entire generation online. Once you connected with your modem, it's likely you heard three famous words spoken by him, Now Elwood Edwards has gone off in a new direction as an Uber driver in Cleveland.
Computing

Simplicity breeds success: the lasting impact of AOL Instant Messenger

Today, AOL Instant Messenger is a relic of the early internet, but the innovations made during its development have had a profound impact on the way we communicate online and using our smartphones.
Web

Yikes — did a teenager really hack the CIA director’s email?

If the claims of one under-20-year-old prove to be true, CIA director John Brennan will have been the subject of a rather alarming security meltdown. The FBI is investigating one teen's allegations that he managed to hack Brennan's email.
Mobile

It’s official, AOL is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon

Verizon's offer to buy AOL has now been completed after regulatory approvals. AOL has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon and current AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will continue to lead the way.
Home Theater

AT&T and Hulu get cozy in new multi-platform partnership

Hulu and AT&T have announced a joint effort to bring Hulu to the AT&T customers. According to a press release by AT&T this week, the commuications giant will offer Hulu subscription streaming service to its subscribers across multiple…
DT Daily

DT Daily: Apple to debut a giant iPad? 2:57

Today on DT Daily: Verizon snaps up AOL, Netflix’s CEO predicts the future of TV and the latest rumors about Apple’s jumbo-sized iPad
Web

AOL says more than 2.1 million Americans are subscribed to its dial-up Internet

More than 2.1 million Americans are still treating themselves to the aural ecstasy that is the AOL dial-up connection to the Internet, according to the company’s latest quarterly earnings report.
Computing

83-year-old gets hit with $24,289 bill from AT&T by using AOL’s dial-up service

A California resident was surprised when he discovered he racked up over $24,000 in AT&T charges. The octogenarian uses AOL's dial-up Internet service through AT&T's landlines, which, for some reason, caused a sharp increase in his monthly…
Movies & TV

AOL aims to do funny with new daily satirical sports show, 2 Point Lead

AOL hopes that new daily sports comedy short-form program "2 Point Lead" featuring host of MSN's "The Bracket" will drive sports fans to their site.
Home Theater

Apple TV adds free, ad-based channels for ABC News, AOL On, and PBS Kids

Apple TV users today received free, ad-supported access to a handful of new channels, including ABC News, AOL On, Willow TV, and PBS Kids. The ABC News channel brings 24/7 live hourly updates and live national and global news coverage, as…
Home Theater

AOL unveils a flood of new programming, announces Nielsen will rate

As AOL unveils a major push in online programming, with a host of new shows about to hit the web. The company also announced that it will be working with Nielsen to help it gauge the success of its new titles, as well as who's watching.