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Microsoft Arms Self With 1,100 Patents From AOL
In an effort to goose stock price, AOL sells the majority of its patents to Microsoft for $1B

AOL sells more than 800 patents to Microsoft in $1 billion+ cash deal

thenextweb.com
Huge news from the patent front this morning, as AOL and Microsoft have struck a deal that will see the former sell more than 800 of its patents to the Redmond software giant. In addition, Microsoft will license more than 300 additional patents and applications. Aggregate proceeds of the agreement...
AOL sells more than 800 patents to Microsoft in $1 billion+ cash deal

Tim Armstrong Sells His "Beachfront Property": Microsoft Buys 800 AOL Patents for $1 Billion

allthingsd.com
Turns out AOL’s patent portfolio was as valuable as Tim Armstrong said: Microsoft is buying 800 patents from the Internet company for $1 billion. Release below, more shortly: AOL AND MICROSOFT ANNOUNCE $1.056 BILLION PATENT DEAL AOL to sell more than 800 patents to Microsoft; Microsoft to license more than...
Tim Armstrong Sells His "Beachfront Property": Microsoft Buys 800 AOL Patents for $1 Billion

AOL Sells 800 Patents For $1 Billion To Microsoft [Memo To Staff]

techcrunch.com
This just in: one chapter of AOL’s patent journey is coming to an end. The company is selling 800 patents to Microsoft for just north of $1 billion. Tim Armstrong, the CEO of AOL, says that the company will continue to sold on to about 300 patents and patent applications...
AOL Sells 800 Patents For $1 Billion To Microsoft [Memo To Staff]

Microsoft's $1 Billion AOL Patent Buy: Google Loses, Lawyers Win

www.readwriteweb.com
Wonder what $1 billion will get you? Depending on your tastes, you can pick up a neat photo app with no business model or a hefty collection of software patents from a struggling company. Pending regulatory approval, Microsoft will buy more than 800 patents and related patent applications from AOL...
Microsoft's $1 Billion AOL Patent Buy: Google Loses, Lawyers Win
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