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Google Acquires Display Patents From Foxconn

11:43 am on Sep 30, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I suspect the patents relevant to Google Glass was the big interest. Where was Apple in this, I wonder.

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (2317.TW) said Friday it sold some display patents to Google Inc. (GOOG) for an unspecified amount.

Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, a key Apple Inc. (APPL) supplier, said in a statement the patents sold to Google include Head Mounted Technology that generates "a virtual image and is superimposed on a real-world view." Google Acquires Display Patents From Foxconn [online.wsj.com]