AOL announced earlier today that it will sell 800 patents to Microsoft for $1.1 billion. Great job by Tim Armstrong avoiding an ugly patent fight while pocketing a ton of cash for the fledgling AOL.
The question on everyone’s mind now is what AOL’s next step should be.
Facebook just took one of the most buzzed-about startups off the market, Instagram.
SAI editor Nicholas Carlson outlines what AOL’s options are in the video below.
Produced by Will Wei
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