With all the turmoil on the mobile IP front, Google has taken yet another step in protecting its Android smartphone operating system, this time by purchasing 1,023 pieces of IP from IBM. This is following the recent purchase of Motorola by Google, which according to the Mountain Viewers was also to protect Android and its ecosystem. The IBM patents that Google have bought covers everything from manufacturing methods to specific software patents.
Google buys 1,000 patents from IBM to protect Android
By Stephen Huot on September 15, 2011
Posted in Mobile and tagged android, featured, google, ibm, motorola, patents.
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