Binding Offers Submitted For AOL’s ICQ; IM Unit Valued At $300 Million

Two months after bids started ramping up for AOL’s instant messaging service ICQ came rushing in, it looks like the competition to own it is down to three companies, Reuters reports, citing Vedomosti, a Russian business news outlet. As Rafat reported in February, two of the possible bidders included Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies, which has investment in Facebook and Zynga and South African media giant Naspers, which holds a 30 percent stake in China