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Microsoft exits this year $290 million lighter, thanks to Word patent infringement ruling

Patent lawsuits in the technology industry have become about as common as transistors these days. Still, when a tech company the size of Microsoft gets socked with a $290 million fine (as it did on Tuesday) and is forced to make changes to a flagship product like Word within a few months (or stop selling certain versions of the software all together), it does raise a few eyebrows...

December 23, 2009 — Larry Greenemeier
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