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Thursday, November 09, 2006
Microsoft to pay Novell $348 million under Linux pact
Software maker Novell Corp. (Nasdaq:NOVL - news) said on Tuesday Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT - news) will make two separate up-front payments totaling $348 million to the company under an agreement to allow Novell's open-source Linux software to work with Windows.