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AOL to buy MovieFone

NEW YORK -- America Online Inc. is buying MovieFone Inc., the nation's largest movie listing guide and ticketing service, for $388 million in stock in...

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Netscape employees wooed by AOL with offer to stay

...month's pay as an incentive to stay on at least until AOL completes its takeover. Steve Case, the chairman of America Online Inc., sought to assure employees of Netscape Communications Corp. that the Internet innovator will remain "a cool...

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America Online offering refunds to customers

...giving refunds to customers who unsuccessfully attempt to log on during periods of heavy usage. The move comes as America Online Inc. faces a rash of criticism from customers and state consumer-protection officials who say the company oversold...

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DULLES, Va. -- America Online Inc. will make its Instant Messenger service easily available to the 2.5 million customers of two smaller Internet access services...

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Microsoft, Yahoo join blogging craze

NEW YORK - Welcome to the blogging craze, Microsoft and Yahoo. They have plenty of company: Google Inc., America Online Inc. and Six Apart Ltd., among others, already offer free and for-pay tools for users to create their own Web journals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/18/liv_450620.shtml
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Ask the Computer Guy: Personal Computing Q&A

Q: My modem seems too slow -- how can I measure its speed? A. America Online Inc. and some other online services give you a modem speed reading when you sign on. If you want something better, you might think...

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Tech bits: Shuttle launch, VoIP encryption and more

...watched NASA's webcast of this week's space shuttle launch. That's more than twice the 175,000 streams that America Online Inc. had at its peak July 2 for the Live 8 concerts, an event widely cited as a coming-of-age moment for online...

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Problems do not deter fans from login on to AOL

...sign on, software that trashes other Internet connections and, it seems, a gadzillion other things. Regardless, America Online Inc. remains the Earth's most popular front door to the online world -- with 21 million members and more than 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/19/tec_285074.shtml
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Microsoft profits help boost technology stocks

...jumped 30 percent in its fiscal first quarter. On the New York Stock Exchange, IBM met revenue expectations, and America Online Inc., the world's leading Internet provider, exceeded analysts' predictions by posting earnings of 15 cents per...

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Internet providers sue over spam mail

...of unwanted e-mails in violation of the new federal law against spam. The legal actions by Microsoft Corp., America Online Inc., Earthlink Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. represent the first major industry actions under the "can spam" legislation...

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