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Thursday 19 November 2009
Plenty to get our teeth into around Indian cinema recently, so just to recap... Tum Mile ("I Met You", Vishesh Films) is a romantic drama set against the backdrop of the Mumbai floods in the summer of 2005.
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Time Warner said that it will spin off its internet business, AOL, as a separate company on 9 December.
Thursday 30 July 2009
AOL has promoted a former Google manager to resurrect the fortunes of its social network Bebo, more than a year after the last chief executive left.
Friday 29 May 2009
The mega-merger between Time Warner and AOL, which defined the dot.com euphoria at the opening of the decade, will be unwound by the decade's close at the end of this year, the company decided yesterday.
Saturday 11 April 2009
Q. I was divorced in 2005, when I was also off work because of ill health. This led to arrears on my mortgage with the West Bromwich Mortgage Company. At the final divorce proceedings the judge said that as the house was up for sale and to avoid further hardship I only had to make the mortgage payments, not the arrears. But WBMC began eviction proceedings immediately after the divorce and applied for the eviction of my ex-wife and our children. Each time it applied the judge said that as long as the mortgage was being paid there were no grounds for eviction. Each time, WBMC immediately applied again for eviction. Before the house was sold in May 2007 WBMC told me the arrears were £3,192.81, plus legal fees of £5,922.44 for the failed eviction proceedings. I also had to pay £3,767.75 for my own legal fees to prevent the evictions. I lodged a complaint with the Financial Ombudsman, which concluded WBMC's legal fees were justified. It said if I was still unhappy I could sue WBMC, but I no longer have the money to do this. NS, Stockton-on-Tees.
Thursday 08 January 2009
Time Warner, the media giant whose businesses include Time magazine, CNN, AOL, HBO and the Warner Bros film studio, will plunge to its first annual loss in six years, it warned yesterday.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Yahoo's stock rallied yesterday on a report that AOL's former chief executive believes he can raise enough money in a worsening recession to buy the struggling internet company for as much as US$30 billion ($56.48 billion).
Friday 11 April 2008
After 24 hours in which the hostile takeover battle between Microsoft and Yahoo took several dramatic twists, with internet rival AOL and Rupert Murdoch's MySpace both said to be getting involved, investors were last night making exactly the same bet – Microsoft's existing bid will be successful.
Wednesday 09 April 2008
Managing the political turmoil of the White House on the set of The West Wing was one thing, but in the real world it seems actor Rob Lowe is struggling to manage his own household, especially where a disgruntled former nanny bent on extortion is concerned.
Saturday 05 April 2008
Thursday 13 March 2008
AOL, the internet arm of Time Warner, said today it will pay $850m (£417m) in cash to acquire social media network Bebo, which has total global membership of more than 40 million.
Wednesday 20 February 2008
One question considered by the special task force of police, health and social services set up in Bridgend to review the spate of suicides is whether they are examples of the "Werther effect", the name given to suicide clusters after the title of a novel by Goethe.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Friday 26 May 2006
The Government failed properly to investigate claims that the CIA secretly transported al-Qa'ida suspects through Britain to face possible torture overseas, MPs and peers will say today.
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