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Reports: Google, Comcast Want to Buy Part of AOL

Media reports on Thursday said Google Inc. and cable company Comcast Corp. want to buy a minority stake in America Online, which is owned by Time Warner Inc.


Microsoft Corp. also reportedly is in talks to buy part of AOL.


If Google and Comcast are successful, it would mean Comcast could offer AOL content to its subscribers. Reuters reported sources told it Google and Comcast are willing to pay up to $5 billion for AOL properties.



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