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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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