AOL's Patent Deal With Microsoft Means A HuffPro Media Monster

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    AOL's Patent Deal with Microsoft Means a HuffPo Media Monster - Forbes (click for full article)

    "AOL's billion-dollar payday in a patent and licensing agreement with Microsoft is standalone news. But the real story has more to do with the future of the Huffington Post.

    We've known for months that HuffPo is pulling the partnership into the new wild west of big-time online video, drawing $30 million from AOL's coffers to kickstart the major enterprise:

    As envisioned by Mr. Sekoff and Ms. Huffington, the network won't be CNN or YouTube or "The View," but it will incorporate elements of all three. Mr. Sekoff described it as a "never-ending talk show."
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