The Wall Street Journal is running
a short article
about a patent deal between AOL and Microsoft.
"AOL Inc. agreed Monday to sell more than 800 patents and related
products to Microsoft Corp. for $1.1 billion, as the struggling online
company looks to raise fresh cash while fighting a boardroom showdown with
an activist shareholder.
" (Thanks to Martin Jeppesen)
Update: this article has more information, including a list of some of the patents involved.
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