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MICROSOFT DROPS OUT OF MSNBC.COM

July 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Hit the delete key on the “MS” in MSNBC.com. Comcast, which owns NBC Universal, has acquired from Microsoft the 50 percent of the news website that it didn’t already own and has renamed it NBCNews.com. The entertainment conglomerate agreed to pay $300 million to gain full ownership of the site, the New York Times reported […]

MSNBC.COM MAY CHANGE NAME

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC.com, one of the most trafficked news sites on the Internet, is weighing the possibility of changing its name, the New York Times reported today (Thursday). The site is currently owned equally by NBC Universal and Microsoft, but, according to the two parents, it is often confused with the mainstream cable TV news channel in […]