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Microsoft Buys Former Exec's Company

Michael Toutonghi is headed back to the Redmond campus, presumably a wealthier -- although maybe not that much wealthier -- man after Microsoft's acquisition of his start-up, WebFives (which, incidentally, is a name that has "dot-com boom" written all over it, even though it's obviously not from that era. No wonder the company struggled.)

Posted by Lee Pender on December 04, 2007 at 11:54 AM


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