1. Microsoft was ordered to pay $1.52 billion to Alcatel-Lucent in a patent dispute about the MP3 digital music format, The New York Times reported. The verdict is the largest patent award ever.

2. A Pennsylvania woman filed a lawsuit against her son’s school district after the principal there allegedly prohibited the boy from wearing a Jesus costume during a Halloween parade last fall, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The mother said her son wore the costume to protest pagan holidays.

3. Planned Parenthood is offering its own celluar phone service to raise money, according to the Working Assets website. Working Assets is a company helps organizations raise money by offering phone service.

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