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Perion to get extension of deal with Google, Bloomberg says

Perion Networks' (PERI) contract with Google (GOOG), set to expire today, will be extended until May 31, according to a person familiar with negotiations, reported Bloomberg. The Fly notes Perion shares are off their earlier highs, but remain up 25c, or 2.3% at $11.13 following the report.