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AOL Time Warner: Media monster

In a world where online services, media and entertainment are rapidly converging, the merged AOL Time Warner could have almost unparalleled resources.

 

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In a world where online services, media and entertainment are rapidly converging, the merged AOL Time Warner could have almost unparalleled resources.

"It is probably the most significant development in the Internet business world to date."

- Phil Leigh, Raymond James analyst

 


AOL's blockbuster megamerger
update The online services giant says it will acquire the media conglomerate in a blockbuster deal that will form a $350 billion company. Puppet masters: Who controls the  Net

Legal experts say merger OK likely
update Although the blockbuster AOL-Time Warner deal is already drawing criticism from a consumer group, analysts say federal regulators should approve the deal.

Markets climb on Time Warner deal
update Stocks rise as America Online's proposed $184 billion acquisition of Time Warner spurs demand for Internet and media shares.

GM, Ford sign alliances with AOL, Yahoo
General Motors and Ford Motor announce marketing alliances with the world's biggest Internet companies, as more companies go online to reach customers.

Mergers: How big is big enough?
year in review The face of communications changed radically in 1999, driven by an unprecedented stream of multibillion-dollar mergers.

AOL previews TV plans
Hordes of companies show interactive TV products at a trade show in Las Vegas, with America Online appearing as the big new competitor on the block.