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gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, WjZv51IwBePRttJMzXWh8g5FKGg559w8ZtwHckexqtAj2i75L+GURoFHJLHgchqI L04sv0/NUhM/YA3XhLPqig== 0000891020-97-000194.txt : 19970222 0000891020-97-000194.hdr.sgml : 19970222 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000891020-97-000194 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 19970214 SROS: NASD SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: INDIVIDUAL INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001002536 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION [7374] IRS NUMBER: 043036959 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-49303 FILM NUMBER: 97532382 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 8 NEW ENGLAND EXECUTIVE PARK WEST CITY: BURLINGTON STATE: MA ZIP: 01803 BUSINESS PHONE: 6172736000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 8 NEW ENGLAND EXECUTIVE PK CITY: BURLINGTON STATE: MA ZIP: 01803 FILED BY:

COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MICROSOFT CORP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000789019 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE [7372] IRS NUMBER: 911144442 STATE OF INCORPORATION: WA FISCAL YEAR END: 0630 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: ONE MICROSOFT WAY #BLDG 8 STREET 2: NORTH OFFICE 2211 CITY: REDMOND STATE: WA ZIP: 98052 BUSINESS PHONE: 2068828080 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: ONE MICROSOFT WAY - BLDG 8 STREET 2: NORTH OFFICE 2211 CITY: REDMOND STATE: WA ZIP: 98052-6399 SC 13G 1 SCHEDULE 13G 1 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 SCHEDULE 13G Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.__)* INDIVIDUAL, INC. ---------------------------------------------------------------(Name of Issuer) COMMON STOCK ---------------------------------------------------------------(Title of Class of Securities)

455912105 --------------------------------------------------------------(CUSIP Number) *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page. The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes). (Continued on following page(s)) Page 1 of 4 Pages 2 Schedule 13G CUSIP No.: 455912105 1 Page 2 of 4 Pages

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON S.S. or I.R.S. Identification No. of Above Person Microsoft Corporation F.E.I.D. No.: 91-1144442

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) [ ] (b) [X] 3 4 SEC USE ONLY CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION a Washington corporation - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------NUMBER OF 5 SOLE VOTING POWER 1,050,000 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED ------------------------------------------------BY 6 SHARED VOTING POWER 0

EACH -------------------------------------------------REPORTING 7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 1,050,000 PERSON -------------------------------------------------WITH 8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 1,050,000 10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* Not Applicable 11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9 7.4% 12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* CO 3 Schedule 13G CUSIP No.: 455912105 ITEM 1. Issuer: Individual, Inc. 8 New England Executive Park West Burlington, MA 01803 Page 3 of 4 Pages

ITEM 2. (a) Microsoft Corporation (b) One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052 (c) State of Incorporation: Washington (d) Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (e) 455912105

ITEM 3. Not applicable ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP (a) 1,050,000 shares (b) 7.4% (c) (i) 1,050,000 (ii) 0 (iii) 1,050,000 (iv) 0 ITEM 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS Not applicable ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON Not applicable ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY Not applicable ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP Not applicable ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF A GROUP Not applicable 4 Schedule 13G CUSIP No.: 455912105 Page 4 of 4 Pages

ITEM 10. CERTIFICATION Not applicable SIGNATURE After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete, and correct. MICROSOFT CORPORATION

February 14, 1997

By /s/ Robert A. Eshelman ---------------------------------------Signature Robert A. Eshelman, Assistant Secretary ---------------------------------------Name and Title

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