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Recently installed Time-Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes is apparently kicking ass and taking names over at the struggling media and entertainment giant, talking about cutting costs by 15 per cent and restructuring the conglomerate's cable division -- but for some unfathomable reason, he still can't bring himself to say that TW is planning to dump the…
America Online -- what a long, strange trip it's been. One of the first to make the jump from the old bulletin board days to the new visual Web, back when Netscape was just a toy that Mark Andreesen came up with at university, America Online was like the Google of its time. Sure, it…
According to a blizzard of reports, starting with the Wall Street Journal and now including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Reuters, Google is close to a deal to take a five-per-cent stake in America Online for $1-billion (U.S.). This, of course, is only the latest in a series of rumours about what's…

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Does Steve Case want AOL back?

by Mathew on December 10, 2005 · 4 comments

Cynthia Brumfield over at IPDemocracy.com points to a fascinating opinion piece by AOL founder Steve Case that appears in Sunday's Washington Post (which obviously appears on the website Saturday night). In the piece, Case argues that the merger between America Online and Time Warner -- which was actually a $165-billion acquisition of Time Warner --…

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