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January 10: The (AOL) Time Warner Acquisition

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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January 10: The (AOL) Time Warner Acquisition

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This is an interesting parallelism:1990 - Time Inc. acquires Warner Communications for $14.1 Billion. 2000 - AOL purchases Time Warner for $165 Billion in stock. The merger would finally complete on Jan 11 2001 when the Federal Trade Commission approves the merger. AOL and Time Warner continue a relationship until 2009 when the two companies finally split. Wikazine – Full show notes for January 10 [dithg2mpc] Apple releases the Macintosh Plus Microsoft settles with Caldera A court rules against Rambus due to their "Spoliation" of documents