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Microsoft, Sony drop cash on Intellectual Ventures -- report

Dubbed a "patent troll" by some, Intellectual Ventures has built up a massive war chest of patents with help from big tech firms. Apple and Intel apparently did not join this funding round, though, according to Reuters.

By April 11, 2014

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Intellectual Ventures patent suit against Google ends in mistrial

Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.

By February 5, 2014

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Google, Intellectual Ventures take patent fight to court

Intellectual Ventures claims Google's Motorola unit violates its patents, while the search company says its opponent builds no products and uses its patent portfolio for financial gain.

By January 24, 2014

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Nokia unfolds its Here maps app to broader Android market

The Here beta for Android expands beyond Samsung devices. But there's some friction with the distribution plan.

By October 21, 2014

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Innovation-focused Nest partners with Intellectual Ventures

The newly announced patent sales agreement and license agreement between Nest and Intellectual Ventures tells us this smart thermostat creator is no shrinking violet.

By September 11, 2013

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Gates-backed Evolv emerges from Intellectual Ventures

The company recently closed an investment round worth $11.8 million, thanks to help from Bill Gates and Lux Capital, among others.

By August 29, 2013

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Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business

In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.

By October 20, 2014

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Ireland to close tax loophole favored by US tech giants

Come 2015, Ireland plans to start doing away with the "Double Irish" tax structure, which has allowed companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to shelter billion of dollars in profits from taxes.

By October 14, 2014

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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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Intellectual Ventures sues Motorola Mobility, again

IV launches another lawsuit against Google-owned Motorola Mobility over patents, the latest in series of lawsuits in recent months.

By June 19, 2013