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AOL Shares Soar with $1B Microsoft Patent Deal

April 09, 2012

Bloomberg's Jon Erlichman reports that AOL Inc. (AOL:US), under shareholder pressure to make strategic changes as revenue declines, agreed to sell and license patents to Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US) in a deal worth $1.06 billion. AOL shares soared the most in more than two years. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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  • AOL
    (AOL Inc)
    • $43.47 USD
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    • -0.46
    • -1.0%
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