Google Acquires More IBM Patents In September

Google seems to be making a regular habit of acquiring patents from IBM, with a new acquisition of 39 granted patents and two pending patent applications on September 30th, recorded at the USPTO today. Like the earlier transactions this year of 1,030 patents tranferred in May, and 1,023 patents assigned in August, there’s a wide … Read more Google Acquires More IBM Patents In September

How a Search Engine might Weigh Anchor Text Relevance Differently

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One of the things that’s clear about how search engines work is that when they find a link pointing to a page using certain anchor text, that page might be seen to be a little more relevant for the text found in that link. Google pointed out that about anchor text relevance in one of … Read more How a Search Engine might Weigh Anchor Text Relevance Differently