AOL To Buy Netscape?
Sunday November 22nd, 1998
From Ben Marklein comes this interesting news -- apparently AOL is considering a buyout of Netscape in a stock swap. For the news, check out News.com and Techweb. Sun may be taking over Netscape's business application division.
UPDATE: Another more in-depth article is available at washingtonpost.com.
Here's another article - this one from the New York Times website. To view it, you must be be a registered user (it's free, though, so check it out).
UPDATE: An article at News.com confirms the rumors, but no deal has been reached at this time.
#16 Re:AOL To Buy Netscape?
by AOL <AOL@AOL.COM>
Monday November 23rd, 1998 7:46 AM
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1. AOL will continue to use IE for it's browser.
2. AOL have bought netscape for it's portal.
3. Netscape will be a foot note in history , like DEC.
4. The operating system will be the browser.