Save up to 90% on a Hartford Courant subscription. Click here to sign up now!

Phil Knight

AOL co-founder Steve Case writing book, 'Third Wave'

AOL co-founder Steve Case has a book deal.

Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Case's "Third Wave" will come out in April. The publisher is calling the book "part memoir, part manifesto and part playbook of the future." Case will look back on his years with AOL and the disastrous 2001 merger with Time Warner, but will focus on what he believes is a new wave in the digital era, a "third wave," a theory he has been talking about over the past year. The book's title is an homage to futurist Alvin Toffler's "The Third Wave," the 1980 best-seller that described the world as entering a post-industrial...