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VIA sues Apple for patent infringement

In the latest round of patent lawsuits, Taiwanese chipmaker VIA announced on Wednesday that it has taken legal action against Apple, filling a complaint with the US International Trade Commission and US District Court of Delaware for patent infringement.

Google purchases 1,029 patents from IBM

Google confirmed on Friday that it purchased just over a thousand IBM patents earlier in July. It has been reported that most of the patents appear related to search. Particularly within Silicon Valley, patents not only serve to protect ideas,…