aleksl - 3:39 pm on Apr 10, 2006 (gmt 0)
Nobody offered nothing. If anything would be even remotely close to millions, it would've been all over the net. The guy was probably too happy "big Google" was interested. Anyway, this is a patent aquisition, not "brand new SE to slayer big 3". It is not even an engine, it's an algo. Anybody knows what patents are worth these days? I'd bet he's gotten 5 figures tops.