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Google Acquires More IBM Patents
2012-01-04 09:15:28

Google Inc.´s patent portfolio has gotten a little bit bigger as it has acquired nearly 220 patents and patent applications from IBM, adding to the nearly 2,000 patents it had previously bought from the computer giant over the past year. The patents, first reported by the blog SEO by the Sea, cover aspects of email management, ecommerce, network performance, and even one patent that could aid Google´s own social network: Google+. The patents also include several...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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