Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
New VIZIO P-Series Ultra HD LED TVs Start From $1000
Europe Asks More Concessions From Google In Antitrust Dispute
Future Of Apple's Beats Music Remains Uncertain
Facebook to Announce New Advertising Platform : report
New Toshiba Tecra C50 Laptop Delivers Security at Affordable Price
PlayStation TV Coming October 14th
Samsung Galaxy Alpha And LG G3 Vigor Coming from AT&T
EMC In Merger Talks With Other Companies: reports
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > General Computing > Google,...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, October 13, 2005
Google, Comcast Consider Investing in AOL


Google and Comcast are talking about investing in Time Warner's America Online division, a move that could shift the geopolitics in the Internet world by creating new alliances between online search and entertainment giants.

Google, which already powers the Dulles-based AOL's Internet search tool in the United States and Europe, wants to strengthen and expand that relationship -- as well as derail AOL's talks about a similar deal with Microsoft.

America Online is trying to find ways to keep customers coming back to its Internet community while parent company Time Warner seeks ways to expand its Internet empire.

Through these competing negotiations, AOL has become a powerful player in the global battle between Internet titans Google and Microsoft, which are vying for the attention of millions of Internet users. AOL could augment both companies' empires by adding users of AOL.com, AOL dial-up Internet service and AOL's affiliated Web sites.

A Microsoft-AOL alliance poses a threat to Google because AOL uses Google's search engine and is its largest source of revenue. On the other hand, an alliance between Google, AOL and Comcast would make a formidable enemy for Microsoft.

First, Microsoft proposed replacing Google with its MSN Search on AOL's Web sites. At the same time, Microsoft offered to combine its own MSN Internet service and pour cash into AOL. Those talks are continuing, though insiders said such a deal appears less likely.

The proposed MSN-AOL alliance prompted Google to enter the fray and propose an alternate deal with AOL. Meanwhile, Comcast's primary interest is in marketing its own high-speed Internet service to AOL's large but shrinking base of dial-up Internet users.

Microsoft yesterday made a retaliatory move. Microsoft and Yahoo joined forces to allow millions of their instant message users to chat wit


Previous
Next
LG Registers the "Super Multi" Name        All News        SunnComm Enhances MediaMax CD Security
Green Light to U.S Online Music Services in Europe     General Computing News      Microsoft and Yahoo Reach Instant Messaging Deal

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Europe Asks More Concessions From Google In Antitrust Dispute
US Government Data Requests Increased: Google
Google Adds A Steering Wheel To Its Self-Driving Cars
Google Takes a Medical Turn
EU Rejects Third Google Antitrust Deal
Google Glass Now Generally Available
Google, Photographers Settle Litigation Over Books
Google Software Accelerates Web Servers
Google to Refund Consumers at Least 19 Million Dollars to Settle FTC Complaint
Google Launches Quantum Computing Research Project
Google Tests Drones For Delivery Of Goods
German Regulator Will Pursue Complaint Against Publishers

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .