Monday, December 06, 2010

Exclusive: AOL mulls breakup, then merger with Yahoo | Reuters

I don’t think it’s possible to will oneself into “… the king of content on the Internet” status, and AOL’s other recent recalc attempts haven’t turned out well

AOL Inc, undergoing a radical transformation into the king of content on the Internet, is actively exploring a breakup involving a complicated series of transactions that may lead to a merger with Yahoo Inc, sources close to the plans told Reuters.

The plans are still in the exploratory stage and Yahoo has not been contacted, the sources said. The plans are also fraught with complications involving myriad moving pieces.

Exclusive: AOL mulls breakup, then merger with Yahoo | Reuters

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