Google (GOOG) scoops up over 1,000 IBM (IBM) patents, many relating to search and search engines...

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Google (GOOG) scoops up over 1,000 IBM (IBM) patents, many relating to search and search engines - perhaps a reaction to its recent loss to Apple's (AAPL) consortium bid for Nortel's patents. "There’s a nice range and depth of intellectual property" here, SEO by the Sea writes, "that has me wondering if Google has an interest in pursuing some new interests and innovations."