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 and Techweb. Sun may be taking over Netscape's business application division.

UPDATE: Another more in-depth article is available at

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 confirms the rumors, but no deal has been reached at this time.

#27 APL?

by Renne <>

Monday November 23rd, 1998 4:07 PM

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What if America On Line would relise there products under an open linsence, then people could use there accounts with an alternitive OS. Mahap it would ease the transisition from Win/IE to Linux ,or what ever OS you fancy, and Mozilla.