Google buys IBM patents and launches Hotel Finder

So google is snatching up tech patents from IBM (and I'd imagine other companies)... they just continue to grow...

Google has bought more than 1,000 technology patents from IBM as the Internet giant seeks to build up its portfolio and head off potential intellectual property suits.

Read an article on it HERE


Google also launched their new "hotel Finder' service

Google, which purchased a leading flight software company earlier this year, has launched a new tool for finding hotels.

Hotel Finder is an "experimental search tool" designed to help users locate and book hotels, software engineer Andrew McCarthy said in a blog post.

Hotel Finder, which is restricted to the United States for now, lets a user refine their choice by geographic area using and select hotels using various criteria including price, the number of stars and user ratings.

Read more on it HERE and find the service at HOTEL FINDER