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February 10, 1999 | KAREN KAPLAN, technology reporter
Staying Put: Barry Diller may by trying to reshape the online landscape with his deal to combine Ticketmaster, Home Shopping Network and Lycos into a $21.5-billion company called USA Lycos Interactive Networks. But Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch, which will account for almost 20% of the combined company, will stay put in Pasadena. "Same bat time, same bat channel," said Charles Conn, chief executive of Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch.
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February 10, 1999 | KAREN KAPLAN, technology reporter
Staying Put: Barry Diller may by trying to reshape the online landscape with his deal to combine Ticketmaster, Home Shopping Network and Lycos into a $21.5-billion company called USA Lycos Interactive Networks. But Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch, which will account for almost 20% of the combined company, will stay put in Pasadena. "Same bat time, same bat channel," said Charles Conn, chief executive of Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch.
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February 9, 1999 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER and GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the latest endorsement of the potential of online retailing, Ticketmaster and Home Shopping Network are expected to merge with Web portal Lycos to create a $21.5-billion Internet powerhouse, sources said Monday. Media mogul Barry Diller, the architect of the deal, hopes that a venture combining one of the top portal sites on the Internet with his companies that excel at selling tickets and other merchandise will eventually become a shopping mecca for those surfing the Web.
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February 9, 1999 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER and GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the latest endorsement of the potential of online retailing, Ticketmaster and Home Shopping Network are expected to merge with Web portal Lycos to create a $21.5-billion Internet powerhouse, sources said Monday. Media mogul Barry Diller, the architect of the deal, hopes that a venture combining one of the top portal sites on the Internet with his companies that excel at selling tickets and other merchandise will eventually become a shopping mecca for those surfing the Web.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1999 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK and SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Has media mogul Barry Diller single-handedly brought Internet stocks crashing down to Earth? That was the question Tuesday in the wake of Diller's audacious deal to merge Lycos, the fourth-ranked Internet Web site, with assets of his USA Networks, including Home Shopping Network, Ticketmaster and Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch Inc. Diller said the new USA/Lycos Interactive Networks would be one of the world's largest electronic commerce companies, with combined sales of $1.
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