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Google acquires 50+ patents from Magnolia

by T2D Staff on June 19, 2012

Search giant Google is heard to have acquired over fifty patents from Magnolia Broadband, a New Jersey-based fabless semiconductor company.

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According to Magnolia Broadband, the patents cover methods for increasing spectrum utilization, improving uplink transmission speeds, expanding coverage, and improving device battery life.

The terms of the acquisition has not yet been disclosed either by Magnolia or by Google.

However, Magnolia’s board chairman Yaron Eitan said the deal with Google “provides a return to our investors and funding for continued development of Magnolia’s MTD technology.”

Recently Google also acquired Motorola Mobility.

Well, even after the acquisition, Magnolia says it will continue the development of its software as well as make those available to mobile device vendors and makers of chipsets.

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