$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 February 27, 2007