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.

#35 Re:AOL To Buy Netscape?

by arielb

Tuesday November 24th, 1998 11:48 AM

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Thanks Chris. I can understand why some people are upset by this AOL stuff. But we need to stay on focus and look at the future optimistically instead of moaning and groaning and whining all the time. That's _not_ going to help