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PaidContent’s Rafat Ali reports that America Online is buying Weblogs Inc., the weblog company behind brand name uber blogs like Engadget and The Auto Blog. The terms of the deal have not been announced as yet. If this is really happening, I guess Jason and I […]

PaidContent’s Rafat Ali reports that America Online is buying Weblogs Inc., the weblog company behind brand name uber blogs like Engadget and The Auto Blog. The terms of the deal have not been announced as yet. If this is really happening, I guess Jason and I work for the same master – Time Warner. Nice scoop, Mr. Ali.

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  1. WTF ?, they just make 1 million or so per year depends heavily on natural search engine ranking for traffic and they are acquired for a 30 something multiple?.

  2. And if google buy’s AOL…

  3. it comes a full circle

  4. Om: Me and you: let’s team up and start a new Daily Deal :)

  5. is gawker media depressed?

  6. Jonathan Greene Wednesday, October 5, 2005

    You guys are killing me… amazing news if true.

    Weblogs kills Gawker Media in my book, but pwnd by AOL? WOW!

  7. Google declares war on Microsoft

    INTERNET search engine Google has declared war on Microsoft, announcing plans to launch free spreadsheet and word-processing software online.

    Google has joined forces with US-based technology giant Sun Microsystems to allow web users to access Sun’s OpenOffice from any personal computer.

    http://www.thecouriermail.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,16826120%255E3122,00.html

  8. Alex Barnett blog Wednesday, October 5, 2005

    What is Ning?

    Jim Bumgardner explains why Marc Andreesen’s latest project, Ning, could be a big a Web 2.0 deal:…

  9. rafat, only if i could be half as good as you. dude you are steady in the scoop..

  10. im going to start a blog and be the first to write about an om and rafat merger

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