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Twitter paid $36 million for IBM patents to avoid a lawsuit

Twitter never said how much it paid to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM last year, but a newly published SEC filing reveals the company was willing to spend big to avoid a patent-infringement battle.

By 8 March 2014

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Twitter buys 900 patents from IBM to end infringement spat

The social network bulks up its patent portfolio -- and ends a patent infringement dispute -- by inking a deal with IBM back in December.

By 1 February 2014

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IBM defends US patent crown in 2013

Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.

By 15 January 2014

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IBM charges Twitter with patent infringement

Big Blue says that Twitter has violated three of its patents but that it's willing to negotiate outside of court, according to Twitter's latest SEC filing.

By 5 November 2013

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IBM crowned patent king for 20th year in a row

The computing giant wins the patent game again, but it looks like Samsung, Google, and Apple will be tough competitors in the future.

By 11 January 2013

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By 10 July 2014

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China lets slip Microsoft's Android patent licensing details

Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.

By 17 June 2014

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Apple dethroned by Google as world's most valuable brand

Apple's brand value fell by 20 percent, according to a survey by Millward Brown research company.

By 21 May 2014

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Apple v. Samsung patent trial recap: How it all turned out (FAQ)

The tech companies battled in a San Jose, Calif., court over patents. CNET breaks down what happened during the monthlong trial.

By 7 May 2014

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Jury: Apple should duke it out with Google over patents

If Apple thinks Google's Android infringes its mobile tech, the two should go head-to-head, jury members in the Apple v. Samsung trial say.

By 6 May 2014