Microsoft, AOL Shortchange Programmers

Leddy, Craig
August 2001
Multichannel News;8/13/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p28
Reports the search of AOL Time Warner Inc. and Microsoft Corp. for potential partners in the cable industry in San Francisco, California. Visions of the companies for the industry; Rejection of the companies over a personal computer software partnership; Benefits of broadband communications; Role of cable programmers in creating content applications in broadband.


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