Many are writing about the patent spending spree in Silicon Valley that continues unabated in recent months. On January 26, 2012, the BBC News reports Intel has agreed to pay $120M for about 190 patents and 170 patent applications from RealNetworks and commit to co-develop video encoding software in the future.
Here's a link to the BBC article with details that my friend Alan Cooper sent earlier today:
Intel buys RealNetworks' patents and video coding tech
Thanks again Alan!
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