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Microsoft buys price comparison, research company for $486 million

Microsoft is apparently throwing around some of the money it didn't spend on buying Yahoo! or Facebook this year. Steve Ballmer recently pulled $486 million out of his wallet to acquire Greenfield Online, the German company that runs price comparison and shopping portal Ciao. The move could help Microsoft make inroads with European internet users. Ciao receives over 26 million unique visitors e...