Microsoft ordered to pay $242m in Cortana patent lawsuit verdict

Company intends to appeal

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Microsoft ordered to pay $242 million in Cortana patent lawsuit verdict
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Microsoft ordered to pay $242 million in Cortana patent lawsuit verdict

A federal jury in Delaware ruled on Friday that Microsoft must pay $242 million to IPA Technologies for patent infringement related to its Cortana virtual assistant software.

The week-long trial concluded with the jury siding with IPA, finding that Microsoft's voice recognition technology violated a specific patent held by IPA concerning computer-communication software....

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