Google Page Creator Patent Application Published

Back in February, the Google Press Center announced the launch of Google Page Creator, a browser based tool for creating and editing web pages. This morning, a patent application was published which appears to describe some of the processes and details behind the tool. The attraction behind Google Page Creator is that it enables people … Read more Google Page Creator Patent Application Published

Google Acquires Jotspot, Inc. & Wiki Patent Application

The news this morning, posted at the Google Blog is that Google has acquired Jotspot. I’ve been working with Jotspot wikis for a couple of internal business uses, and really enjoy it. This was an excellent choice for Google, and the program provides a nice additional tool to go along with Google’s Docs and spreadsheets. … Read more Google Acquires Jotspot, Inc. & Wiki Patent Application

Microsoft Virtual Earth and Local Search Patent Applications

Microsoft’s Live Local (now Bing Maps) is powered by the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform (now Bing Maps for Enterprise). Five patent applications were published at the US Patent and Trademark Office this past week which detail aspects of how Microsoft’s Virtual Earth works, including roof-top overlays, virtual Earth images, real time driving information, user privacy, … Read more Microsoft Virtual Earth and Local Search Patent Applications