Time Warner Inc. ended talks with &to=http://english.pravda.ru/comp/2000/10/27/522.html' target=_blank>Microsoft Corp. Friday and entered exclusive negotiations with Google Inc. over a $1 billion (Ђ830 million) investment and a broader advertising partnership with America Online, executives close to the talks said.
Shutting out Microsoft sets the stage for a high-profile agreement between two titans of the Internet. Under the deal, expected to be announced as early as next week, Google would get a 5 percent stake in AOL, implying a $20 billion (Ђ16.7 billion) value for the unit, said one official with direct knowledge of Time Warner's negotiating position.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
This problem is not limited to the situation with the "whale prison" in Russia's Far East, because many people buy tickets to go to oceanariums and turn a blind eye to the problem