Billion Dollar Deal Made Between AOL, CompuServe and WorldCom

September 8, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

Technology that Shapes Our Lives September 8, 1997 America Online acquired CompuServe, the oldest U.S. on-line computer service. CompuServe was the first major commercial online service in the United States. It dominated the field during the 1980s and remained a major player through the mid-1990s, when it was sidelined by the rise of services such..

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