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Will AOL be united with MSN?

Are virtual wedding bells about to chime for America Online and Microsoft? Senior execs from AOL and Time Warner (which owns AOL and TIME) have been meeting with Microsoft officials for several months, trying to work out a deal that could unite AOL with Microsoft's MSN network. The talks, which were first reported in the New York Post, have risen to the highest levels of both companies, involving direct discussions between Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons and Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer, says a source close to the talks. Negotiations are now at an impasse over key technology issues, such as whose...

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