Stake of Microsoft in MSNBC.COM acquired by Comcast Home › Forums › Webmaster Forum › Domains › Stake of Microsoft in MSNBC.COM acquired by Comcast This topic contains 1 reply, has 1 voice, and was last updated by gigjets 8 years ago. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts July 16, 2012 at 12:22 pm #2268 Rajiv Gupta AS per the latest reports, Comcast buys out the complete stake of Microsoft in the news website MSNBC.COM for a price of around 300 million $. After acquiring Microsoft’s stake in the website, Comcast changed the domain name of the new website from MSNBC.COM to NBCNEWS.COM. Microsoft and Comcast had started a joint venture in both cable and news website business. Microsoft after exit out from the cable business but retains 50% stake in the news website. July 17, 2012 at 3:10 pm #2284 gigjets that is definitely one helluva of a sale. Is the domain also included in the deal? Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.