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AOL was quickly running out of room in October 1996 for its network at the Fairfax County campus. In mid-1996, AOL moved to 22000 AOL Way in Dulles, unincorporated Loudoun County, Virginia to provide room for future growth. . Triton and the new wave of IIoT security threats. Quantum Space, the first fully automated play-by-mail game (1989–1991). America Online 2.0 software for Microsoft Windows (1994). On January 3, 2008, AOL announced the closing of one of its three Northern Virginia data centers, Reston Technology Center, and sold it to CRG West. . Subscribers bought a modem from the company for US$ 49.95 and paid a one-time US$15 setup fee. GameLine permitted subscribers to temporarily download games and keep track of high scores, at a cost of US$1 per game. . AOL offered a new program called AOL Active Security Monitor, a diagnostic tool which checked the local PC's security status, and recommended additional security software from AOL or Download.com. The program rated the computer on a variety of different areas of security and general computer health. Two months later, . AOL purchased search engine WebCrawler in 1995, but the next year sold it to Excite in a deal that makes Excite the exclusive search and directory service on AOL. . By November 2007, AOL's customer base had been reduced to 10.1 million subscribers, . AOL charged its users an hourly fee until December 1996, . dtSearch instantly searches terabytes of files, emails, databases, web data. See site for hundreds of reviews; enterprise & developer evaluations. Also that month, AOL informed its American customers it would be increasing the price of its dial-up access to US$25.90. The increase was part of an effort to migrate the service's remaining dial-up users to broadband, as the increased price was the same price they had been charging for monthly DSL access. . Verizon has begun warning customers that it's getting out of the email game and that you need to act soon if you want to keep your Verizon.net email address. One alternative is to actually keep that Verizon.net address, but have Verizon acquisition AOL manage it for you. So your address would be on the surface, but AOL underneath due to Verizon ending its email service. ( See also: The deal closed on March 17, 1999. Another large acquisition in December 1999 was that of MapQuest, for $1.1 billion. . In January 1983, Steve Case was hired as a marketing consultant for Control Video on the recommendation of his brother, investment banker Dan Case. In May 1983, Jim Kimsey became a manufacturing consultant for Control Video, which was near bankruptcy. Kimsey was brought in by his West Point friend Frank Caufield, an investor in the company. . On May 24, 1985, Quantum Computer Services, an online services company, was founded by Jim Kimsey from the remnants of Control Video, with Kimsey as Chief Executive Officer, and Marc Seriff as Chief Technology Officer. The technical team consisted of Marc Seriff, Tom Ralston, Ray Heinrich, Steve Trus, Ken Huntsman, Janet Hunter, Dave Brown, Craig Dykstra, Doug Coward, and Mike Ficco. In 1987, Case was promoted again to executive vice-president. Kimsey soon began to groom Case to take over the role of CEO, which he did when Kimsey retired in 1991. . NEWSLETTERS: Get the latest tech news sent directly to your in-box. AOL discontinued Q-Link and PC Link in late 1994. In September 1993, AOL added Usenet access to its features. . Xdrive also provided remote backup services and 50 GB of storage for a $9.95 per month fee. . when the company changed to a flat monthly rate of $19.95. . Kimsey changed the company's strategy, and in 1985, launched a dedicated online service for Commodore 64 and 128 computers, originally called Quantum Link ("Q-Link" for short). . Gmail features custom themes, lets you view attachments from within Gmail, and of course you get access to numerous other services from your Google account. Google also makes it pretty simple to switch between Gmail accounts. [ASKDEEIPSNPPET-21-23] I muddled through the 800 number automated panel, then WAITED and WAITED for a PERSON before AOL disconneted me. So, I tried Live Help online, filled out screens through typing out the problem, AOL disconneted that deleting all my effort there. How can I recommend AOL when I will probably cancel several years of membership this week?? I push cancel when your continuous New Found Hardware pops up..and then I get another saying there is a problem..there is no problem. I DONT WANT IT NOW OR EVER. Thats the problem with AOL we are never asked if we want a service, its shoved at us time and atime again. Is this the plan, wear us out with your staff trivia? Your service isn't. And, when I want to read my mail, I want to read it, not Welcome or the celebrity news or anything else. Yet, you constantly pop things into my screen in front of what I'm reading..Wwhat is going on?????? America Online and Time Warner America Online Inc. is trying to find ways to keep customers coming back to its Internet community while parent company Time Warner Inc. seeks ways to expand its Internet empire. NFL NOTEBOOK: Time Warner Rejects NFL's Offer of Arbitration Thinking More Globally, Giving Less Locally Brand Name to Brand X, Y and Z AT COOLIDGE HIGH: How a 'Fundraiser' Ate Up Nearly All of a $50,000 Grant AOL Adds to Its Advertising Makeover More News Free E-mail Newsletters TechNews Daily Report See a Sample. On my Mac OSX, version 10.4.11, dual 1 GHz, PowerPC, G4, 1MBL3 cache per processor, memory is 768 MB DDR SDRAM computer the past two months, the three screen information news AOL Welcome pop-up hasn't rotated. It has been stuck on the same sequence. I can use Safari it is also a working software on my machine. hey Wendy lost my access to pogo too?? what the heck?????. If you press "Go," you don't get anywhere, anyway. Ref: phone conversation with customer service about the advertisement on high speed internet service for the washington area. America Online Inc. yesterday began offering high-speed Internet access with AOL e-mail and content in the Washington area and Chicago, a move that company officials hope will stem the loss of dial-up users as the service is rolled out nationally later this year. The Dulles-based firm has lost more than 5 million subscribers to faster and cheaper Internet services in recent years. The new $29.95 per month service, dubbed AOL High Speed, gives the company something fresh to offer fleeing dial-up users. AOL officials said they plan a series of cable television ads and online marketing to encourage the firm's dial-up subscribers, who pay $23.90 per month, to switch to AOL High Speed. Your service was great at first it was difficult to find the number for AOL, and your service was great. Thank You!!! I cannot figure out how to e-mail aol customer service. I asked for tech help and was asked to pay $38.oo which I did and never got an answer to my problem. I can not access my e-mail or facebook. I have done everything you asked me to do and it does not work. I want my money back and an answer to my problem. There is no help on this line. its a computer who doesn't listen to a word you say. I just installed AOL 10 on my computer and I'm so unhappy that I did so, it is the slowest browser that I've ever used and more complicated than it should be. If I don't figure it out very shortly I'm going to drop AOL and find another service. Not only did I lose all my favorites but finding anything takes so much time that its not worth the effort. I've used AOL for as long as I've had a computer (maybe 10 years) and this is the first time I've been so disappointed that I want to change. How can you get live help when you do not have an account with them but they still bill you?. I have been a member with you'll since 2000 and now you 'll want let me get help or 1 touch fix. Why such treatment I am still paying for service Do you have a problem with me? If you have a problem with me let me know it to my face. I have an aol account ( ) but I haven't used this acct for years and it seems someone hacked into it and is sending emails to friends of mine on a routine basis. I can't remember my password and it won't allow me to reset it. How do I delete this account? How can i stop AOL from sending me E- MAILS about their products and services?. Dulles-based AOL's outdated dial-up service has lost millions of customers. (By Joe Raedle -- Getty Images). i called a while back, ask to remove a person on my acxcount, i was told it would be remove, has not been done..why was i told it would and was not.. thank you for your help. Graphic Options Online Beginning today, AOL will offer its first competitively priced broadband product to customers in the Washington region and Chicago. A comparison of major providers in the area: so how long before AOL bites the big one and goes belly up. .take yahoo with you. Your service is very bad, I am about to stop your service all together.