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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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App claims to know what wine or beer you'll like before you taste it

The Next Glass app claims to have isolated the tastes of alcoholic beverages and will tell you how much you'll like them -- or not.

By November 20, 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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Nest: Everyone loves our products (except kids, dogs and old people)

In a series of new ads, the very smart company suggests that only the supposedly progressive will truly love its wares.

By November 17, 2014

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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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Selfies take flight with Nixie wearable drone

Imagine the profile pictures you could snap with a wearable camera that's also drone. CNET's Sumi Das has more on Nixie, a device that wowed judges at Intel's "Make It Wearable" contest.

By November 11, 2014

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Jimmy Kimmel hologram gets its nose picked by country star

Making TV history, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" celebrates the Country Music Awards with hologram interviews and performances from country music stars Kacey Musgraves and Florida Georgia Line.

By November 6, 2014

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LG partners with Google in 10-year patent deal

LG tightens ties with Google in a patent cross-licensing agreement that is set to last for at least a decade, following similar moves by Korean rival Samsung earlier this year.

By November 4, 2014