NBC Talking With Microsoft To Acquire Full Stake In MSNBC.com
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NBCUniversal is currently in talks with Microsoft Corporation to acquire the full stake in MSNBC.com. NBC News spokeswoman Amy Lynn confirmed that conversations are taking place between both companies. Microsoft and NBC started MSNBC in 1996 to create a 24-hour news channel and website. NBC acquired the news channel in 2005, but the website remained a joint venture. Comcast acquired NBC Universal in January 2011.