By The Numbers

The numbers for September 3, 2013: Parking, patents and candles

Liyna Anwar Sep 3, 2013

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1/3

The proportion of cars driving at any given time that are not in in transit — they’re just looking for parking. (Marketplace)

$2 billion

As part of the $7 billion Microsoft purchase of Nokia and its phone technology, Microsoft is also paying billions to license Nokia patents. (WSJ)

$1.75 billion

The amount of money that consumer products company Jarden is paying for scented candles. Jarden will now add Yankee Candle to a roster that includes Crock Pots, Sunbeam appliances and Rawlings-brand sporting equipment. (Reuters)

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