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Your guide to the AOL-Time Warner merger

America Online's proposed acquisition of Time Warner would be the largest merger in history. Here are 12 links to help you understand its impact on the stock market, the media industry, and the IT world.


While all merger announcements are released with a certain amount of hype, you can forgive headline writers for losing their heads when discussing last week’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. by America Online. If successful, AOL’s proposal to buy Time Warner for $165 million will be the largest merger in history, creating a true Colossus of e-commerce.

The merger’s potential to change the news, entertainment, Internet, and e-commerce landscape is staggering. But don’t just take our word for it. Here is a selection of links to news stories, commentary, and analysis on the issue.
Speculation has varied widely on how the proposed merger could change things? What do you think it will bring? Post a comment below.
While all merger announcements are released with a certain amount of hype, you can forgive headline writers for losing their heads when discussing last week’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. by America Online. If successful, AOL’s proposal to buy Time Warner for $165 million will be the largest merger in history, creating a true Colossus of e-commerce.

The merger’s potential to change the news, entertainment, Internet, and e-commerce landscape is staggering. But don’t just take our word for it. Here is a selection of links to news stories, commentary, and analysis on the issue.
Speculation has varied widely on how the proposed merger could change things? What do you think it will bring? Post a comment below.

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