Google Acquires Case Study Patents from International Tech Broadcaster

In my last couple of posts, I wrote about the acquisition of over 1,000 patents from IBM by Google. There are a number of reasons why a company might acquire a patent. In the case of the IBM patents, it’s likely that many of those will be used to protect Google from patent infringement litigation. … Read more Google Acquires Case Study Patents from International Tech Broadcaster

Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents in July

Google Quitely Assigned IBM Patents Google was in a bidding war with Apple, Microsoft, and others over more than 6,000 patent filings from Nortel. A war the search giant lost when f Apple, Microsoft, Research in Motion, Ericsson, Sony, and EMC joined together to bid $4.5 billion in cash. Google chose to bid using numbers … Read more Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents in July

Google and Large Scale Data Models Like Panda

Search engine optimization grows and changes much as the Web itself does. With the recent addition of Google Plus to the services that Google offers, and this year’s introduction of the Big Panda updates, one of the growing areas of SEO involves seeing how Google and other search engines might incorporate more user information into … Read more Google and Large Scale Data Models Like Panda

How Google Might Rank Pages Based upon User Behavior Information

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Historically, search engines have ranked web pages in search results based upon a combination of an information retrieval (IR) score based upon a matching of terms in a query to terms in a document, as well as a linked based score that calculates the quality and quantity of links pointing to a page, based upon … Read more How Google Might Rank Pages Based upon User Behavior Information