'We got to talking further and realized that gdgt, its team, its technology, and perhaps most importantly its DNA, were a natural fit for AOL
's world-class lineup of tech sites," Block wrote in the blog post announcing the news.
During the third quarter, AOL
introduced its new advertising system and launched redesigned versions of its home page, as well as AOL
Travel and MapQuest.
In January, MediaGlow launched its first targeted site of the year, FanHouse, http://www.fanhouse.com, which replaces AOL
Sports as the main sports destination for AOL
, targeting males 18-34.
The changes represent strides AOL
is taking to expand its advertising influence in a global market.
"You can get right to the content," said Joel Davidson, AOL
's executive vice-president for access products and technology.
's plan, every message sent as preferred e-mail would be charged a fee of between one-quarter of a penny and one cent--based on volume--in exchange for special handling.
's hiring of the 36-year-old Cheney comes as rumors swirl that corporate parent Time Warner is looking to unload the company, which plans to lay off more than 700 employees.
Walt Disney Studios and America Online (AOL
) announced on Friday (21 October) that they have entered into a content partnership to offer previews of the new movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, prior to its release date of 9 December.
The next time America Online (AOL
) subscribers log into their account, they may need more than their password.
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