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The Buying Spree

DATE        PRICE IN STOCK   COMPANY

AUG. 1994   $34 million      Redgate Communications. Ted Leonsis' company,
                              which made multimedia CD-ROMs with online
                              links

NOV. 1994   $35 million      ANS, creator of the Internet network. Has
                              provided much-needed, high-speed network
                              capacity

NOV. 1994   $6 million       Navisoft, maker of software for creating Web
                              sites

DEC. 1994   $41 million      Booklink Technologies, provided AOL's initial
                              Web browser, which it now plans to drop for
                              browsers from Netscape and Microsoft

MAY 1995    $30 million       Medior, interactive media developer

MAY 1995    $15 million       WAIS, developer of Web server software

JUNE 1995   $11 million       Global Network Navigator, provided the
                               foundation for AOL's new Internet-only
                               service

SEPT. 1995  $15 million       Ubique, makes software for building 3-D
                               worlds, which will be used to enhance AOL's
                               chat forums.

FEB. 1996   $59 million       Johnson-Grace, data compression. Should help
                               speed up transmission of text and images.

DATA: AMERICA ONLINE




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