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The following tables detail acquisition and related costs and other charges (in thousands):  
  
Year ended December 31, 
  
   
2001 
2000 
1999 
  
   
      
   
Acquisition and related costs: 
   
     
            
   
     
In process research and development 
   
$ 
600   
   
$ 
80,100 
   
$ 
9,200 
Merger related costs 
   
  
(4,104 ) 
   
  
43,898 
   
  
4,374 
  
   
   
   
  
   
$  (3,504 ) 
   
$ 
123,998 
   
$  13,574 
  
   
   
   
  
Year ended December 31, 
  
   
2001 
2000 
1999 
  
   
      
   
Other charges: 
   
     
            
   
     
Litigation settlement charges 
   
$ 
2,398   
   
$  1,732 
   
$  11,360 
Past overtime worked 
   
  
(2,371 ) 
   
  
3,000 
   
  
    
Notes receivable allowances 
   
  
10,630   
   
  
    
   
  
    
Impaired prepaid data license 
   
  
848   
   
  
    
   
  
    
  
   
   
   
  
   
$  11,505   
   
$  4,732 
   
$  11,360 
  
   
   
   
  
Restructuring Charges. 
    The restructuring charges of $17.4 million in the year ended December 31, 2001 includes leasehold 
improvements, furniture and office equipment and future operating lease costs, net of estimated sublease income, from the closure of our 
Seattle and Mountain View facilities and a portion of our Montreal facility. In negotiations with potential sublessees, we determined that due to 
current economic conditions and vacancy rates the properties would not be subleased at a rate that would provide for full recovery of future 
lease payments. Accordingly, a charge for the difference between the future lease costs and the probable sublease income was recorded at the 
time we made the decision to abandon the property. Also included in the restructuring charges for the year ended December 31, 2001 are 
severance costs for the reduction in workforce from the closure of the Mountain View facility and from the February and October 2001 
company wide formal workforce reductions. We recorded a restructuring charge of $2.3 million in the year ended December 31, 2000 for the 
closures of the Dallas, Texas and Ottawa, Canada facilities.  
  
Loss on Investments, net. 
    Loss on investments consists of recognized gains and losses on investments in accordance with Statement of 
Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) No. 133 
Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities 
, recognized gains and losses 
on investments marked to fair value in the Venture Fund, which was active from January 1, 2000 through March 31, 2001, realized gains and 
losses on investments and impairment on investments.  
  
Gains and losses in accordance with SFAS No. 133: 
  Effective January 1, 2001, we adopted SFAS No. 133 which requires us to adjust 
our derivative instruments to fair value and recognize the change in the fair value in earnings. We hold warrants to purchase stock in other 
companies, which qualify as derivatives. For the year ended December 31, 2001, we recognized a $5.4 million loss on these warrants.  
  
Venture Fund: 
  On January 26, 2001, our Board of Directors approved the liquidation of the Venture Fund. In the first quarter of 2001, 
we disbursed $16.4 million to the accredited investors, representing 100% of the accredited investor ownership. The Board of Directors also 
approved the acceleration of vesting of the contribution we made on behalf of our employees. The contribution was paid out in conjunction 
with the dissolution of the fund, resulting in compensation expense of $1.0 million in the first quarter of 2001. We recorded $517,000 of 
compensation expense in the year ended December 31, 2000 related to the contribution.  
  
Investments held by the Venture Fund were held at fair value, with changes in fair value reflected as gains and losses in the Statement of 
Operations, as required by investment company accounting, which was carried forward in consolidation pursuant to EITF Issue No. 85 12 
Retention of Specialized Accounting for Investments 
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