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Facebook To Pay Breakup Fee To Microsoft, If Sale Happens: NYP

If Facebook is sold to anybody except Microsoft, the social networking site will have to pay a breakup fees to the software giant, reports New York Post. This is because Facebook signed a search and advertising deal with Microsoft in August. The story says that the breakup fees will be about $10 million, which if the sale price is anywhere near the $1 billion that the rumors have been suggesting, should not be that big of an issue. If NBC could extract Hearst out of the iVillage sale deal, then anything is possible…
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