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Facebook pays Microsoft $550m for patents

2012-04-23 19:49

New York - Facebook announced on Monday it would pay Microsoft $550m for some of the patents the software giant recently acquired from AOL.

Facebook will pick up around 650 of the 925 patents Microsoft bought earlier this month from AOL in a $1.1bn deal, Facebook said in a statement.

Comments
  • paulrgonsalves - 2012-04-23 20:00

    mind blowing

  • Theo - 2012-04-23 22:47

    Wouldn't mind seeing that list

  • Preshen - 2012-04-24 08:41

    A Dad comments on his son’s Facebook status and the son says “WFT”. The dad says what does this mean the son say: “Welcome to Facebook”

      roberta.keeling - 2012-05-11 13:21

      It's WTF, not WFT.

      matthewrh1 - 2012-05-11 13:40

      Facepalm!

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