Yahoo! sued over shopping cart

A St. Louis firm has filed suit against Yahoo! Inc.

A St. Louis firm has filed suit against Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) over universal shopping cart technology. SBH Inc. says it holds a patent covering "Integrated interface for vendor/product oriented Internet websites." The suit claims that the patent covers a process allowing consumers to make purchases from multiple merchants using a single online shopping cart. -- Margaret Kane, ZDNN

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