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Well that deal sure is win-win for Google on quite a few levels. I wonder if Motorola held patents which were holding back the android roadmap. Also, Apple can't be too happy about this. lol
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So... 510k/ea is the going rate for these huge companies super patents? lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
So... 510k/ea is the going rate for these huge companies super patents? lol
I'm willing to bet that 95% of those patents are worthless.. Things like putting a screw a quarter inch to the left of the screen... or some other random thing like that.
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$510,204.08 might be a coincidence.
However, Google was making very unusual bids for Novel so Google could be playing the numbers game again.
$1,902,160,540 = Brun's constant
$2,614,972,128 = Meissel-Mertens constant
$3.14159 billion = Pi



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I'm willing to bet that 95% of those patents are worthless.. Things like putting a screw a quarter inch to the left of the screen... or some other random thing like that.
...and how many screens have quarter inch screw to the left?
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can't win the lawsuit... its simple just buy the company
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It has begun!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
However, Google was making very unusual bids for Novel so Google could be playing the numbers game again.
$1,902,160,540 = Brun's constant
$2,614,972,128 = Meissel-Mertens constant
$3.14159 billion = Pi
If you divide the yield strength of steel by half a G, you get 250 MPa / 4.9 m/s^2 which is 51,020,408 kg.

51,020,408 kg
$510,204.08

I am not sure if this is why Google picked that number.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post
If you divide the yield strength of steel by half a G, you get 250 MPa / 4.9 m/s^2 which is 51,020,408 kg.

51,020,408 kg
$510,204.08

I am not sure if this is why Google picked that number.
Google's king of number theories and algorithms, they know their bids.





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Originally Posted by Dranx View Post
I'm willing to bet that 95% of those patents are worthless.. Things like putting a screw a quarter inch to the left of the screen... or some other random thing like that.
Do you even know what Motorola has done to the cellphone industry? It CREATED the very first mobile phone. Imagine all the radio technology patents the company is holding, which every mobile device in the world is using right now.

Think of the implications.
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haha Congrats Google !
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