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Techbits: Mitnick felled, New Wikis and more

BOGOTA, Colombia - This Andean highlands capital has twice felled famed hacker and security consultant Kevin Mitnick.
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Turner quietly severs last ties

...recent years complained of being sidelined. In 2003, Mr. Turner resigned as vice chairman of what was then known as AOL Time Warner Inc. Then, earlier this year, he said he wouldn't seek re-election to the board of what is now known simply as...
Comcast proposes to buy Walt Disney Co.

...the nation's largest cable operator with about 22 million subscribers, nearly twice as many as second-place AOL Time Warner Inc. Feb. 11, 2004 - Proposes to buy media and entertainment powerhouse Walt Disney Co., owner of ABC and ESPN television...
Source: AOL plans no-frills Internet service

...Internet access from a separate broadband provider. However, executives at Dulles, Va.-based AOL, part of AOL Time Warner Inc., don't believe the new Netscape discount service will siphon away bigger-spending customers after it debuts...
AOL may be dropped from AOL Time Warner

NEW YORK -- AOL Time Warner Inc. will consider a proposal at its board meeting Thursday to drop the troubled "AOL" part of its name, sources said, in what...
Music industry wins approval of subpoenas against Internet users

...appeals, said it received at least 150 subpoenas during the last two weeks. There were no subpoenas on file sent to AOL Time Warner Inc., the nation's largest Internet provider and also parent company of Warner Music Group. Earthlink Inc., another...
Turner enters exclusive bargaining over teams

...Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and the operating rights to Philips Arena," Turner spokesman Greg Hughes said. AOL Time Warner Inc. is Turner's parent company. The wording of the statement indicated that AOL-Time Warner, which owns Turner...
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Cable industry faces chicken-and-egg dilemma

...into their profits. Those that have are often owned by conglomerates that also own cable systems. HBO, a unit of AOL Time Warner Inc., has aggressively rolled out its HBO on Demand service to digital cable customers in the last year. The service...
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Braves spin their version of Glavine negotiations

...control costs, a process that has taken on added urgency because of the tenuous financial position of franchise owner AOL Time Warner Inc., No one will say how much the Braves are planning to spend for players next year, but Schuerholz insisted it...
Shutdowns, acquisitions to continue, expert says

...Stora Enso also closed a Wisconsin mill at the same time, laying off 290. Driving the trend are customers such as AOL Time-Warner Inc., the world's largest publisher of magazines, who have become multinational behemoths in need of international...
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