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Google's 1,800 Patents in 2013, But Who's Counting?

Data from the U.S. Patent & Trademark office suggests Google has been working to secure lots of patents. In fact, about 10 patents daily -- up from four in 2003, per Antonio Regalado. They range from automated cars to balloon-based data networks. The company could close 2013 with 1,800 new patents for the year. Google founders Sergey Brin's and Larry Page's names are among them.

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