Patent Wars- The Modern Tech Battle

Monday, March 26th, 2012
It may sound like there’s a battle going out there in the world of tech, because there is. It’s a silent one that happens only between the tech adversaries. It is always between fierce competitors trying to get that edge over the other, getting that advantage not just to move up, but also to survive. And when you are a tech giant, a vast cache of different intellectual properties becomes a vaunted shie

Facebook Acquires 750 IBM Patents

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
In the continuing saga of Tech Patent Wars, Reuters reports that Facebook had just acquired 750 patents from IBM. The list of intellectual property covers a vast spectrum of technology, curiously including semiconductor and search patents. So is Facebook about to battle Google on the search engine front and make hardware as well? Not likely, according to Engadget. The added patents could provide more ammo for Fa