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$1.5 Billion: To Anyone Else, That's Real Money

French company Alcatel is now about a billion Euros richer, having won $1.5 billion in a lawsuit against Microsoft. The court decided that the way Windows converts sound files into MP3s violated patents Alcatel gained when it bought Lucent.

How worried was Wall Street? It drove Microsoft stock down all of 3 cents!

Posted by Doug Barney on 02/27/2007 at 1:15 PM


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