Just checked Microsoft's press releases and nothing there (yet) about this $450M purchase!
Novell also announced it has entered into a definitive agreement for the concurrent sale of certain intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings LLC, a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft Corporation, for $450 million in cash, which cash payment is reflected in the merger consideration to be paid by Attachmate Corporation.
Mary-Jo Foley doesn't know what this is either?
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