John Murrell

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AOL Shares Patent Windfall With a $400M Buyback

As tipped by Kara Swisher over the weekend, AOL said today it will buy back $400 million worth of its shares as the first step in passing out the proceeds of its $1.1 billion patent sale to Microsoft. Shareholders will have until Aug. 2 to tender shares (currently trading at about $27.50) at a price between $27 and $30.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”