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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