Microsoft and NBC News Part Company

Posted July 16th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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Software giant Microsoft has parted company with NBC News

Comcast, the company that owns NBC News, has acquired full control of the website.

The dissolution of the 16-year-old joint venture was announced late Sunday. The financial details of the breakup were not disclosed.

Microsoft is set to launch its own news operation later this year on its Web portal,

Anyone opening up the website is now automatically redirected to Eventually will become the website for the cable TV channel MSNBC.