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Tesla's latest (and perhaps greatest) endorser: Bill O'Reilly

Having just one year ago said it was a waste of taxpayers' money, the Fox News icon lavishes garlands on Elon Musk's car.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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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 Apr. 11, 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 Jan. 24, 2014

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​Uber gives startups 7-minute rides to pitch Google Ventures investors

Think you have the next big idea? Uber will send an investor to your door as part of its latest marketing tactic.

By Apr. 8, 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 Feb. 5, 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 Sep. 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 Aug. 29, 2013

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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 Jun. 19, 2013

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O'Reilly makes Foo Camp a startup land

Tim O'Reilly is creating a startup camp to help coach entrepreneurs. But why not take it one step further and align technology founders with the businesspeople who can turn their ideas into cash?

By May. 21, 2008

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Salesforce, Intellectual Ventures ink patent deal

The two companies have signed a deal that gives Salesforce.com access to more than 40,000 patents.

By May. 24, 2013