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Hi Danny, The two patents that you've listed in postscript 4 haven't been granted, and are still just pending patent applications. It's possible th
Warren Buffett’s Business Wire Awarded Patent For Press Release SEO
Yousaf tweeted me about this earlier today, and I had a chance to look over it. I vaguely remember seeing it when it was granted in June, and skim
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Sounds a lot like the discontinued Google Web Accelerator, but without the option to opt in. I remember having to explain to a number of people why
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Hi Danny, While I appreciate the effort and the information shared, sometimes I dispair when I see infographics like this one, which present a simp
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Hi Greg Google did publish a patent application earlier this year (which I blogged about here - ) which described how they mig
Facebook Patents Social Search (Courtsey Of Friendster)
If you want to avoid the confusion over the name of this particular patent, see the related patent granted in August of last year:
Facebook was launched in February 2004. As mentioned, this patent was filed in October of that year. It would thus appear that Facebook ha
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Hi Eric, After seeing and hearing some feedback on your post, I think it might be worth looking at your 5 takeaways more closely. 1. "The earli
5 Things Google’s Latest Patent Tells Me About Links
Thank you, Eric. I definitely agree with you that patents aren't places to go to in an effort to try to find some kind of loophole. What I've foun
5 Things Google’s Latest Patent Tells Me About Links
Hi Eric, Google is just pushing some patents out these days. Actually, there have been 51 patents granted to Google at the USPTO since this patent

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