Google is absolutely serious about strengthening the company’s portfolio. The company just announced that it has bought a large number of patents to add to its growing portfolio of patents. According to a report published by SEO by The Sea, Google has bought 188 granted patents as well as 29 patents with pending applications from IT company IBM. The purchase of the patents were officially completed last December 30, 2011.
Google’s purchase of the 217 patents now gives the company the ability to use or take advantage of technologies applied in a wide range of fields – from telecommunications, mobile networks and even blade servers. [Read more…]