AOL and Time Warner to merge

(BBC) Internet giant America Online (AOL) and media conglomerate Time Warner have announced that they plan to merge. The deal will combine powerful brands like CNN, Netscape, Warner Bros, CompuServe and Time Magazine in one company. see also America Online and Time Warner will merge to create world's first internet-age media and communications company (Press release), AOL/Time Warner: A new media world (FT) and The Behemoth: Merger May Produce Rival Microsoft Has Dreaded (New York Times). 16 January 2000

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