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Global ad-flinger Google and German ERP behemoth SAP have hopped in bed together to form a "long-term patent cross licensing agreement". The agreement apparently covers a "broad range" of products and technologies – but the companies have declined to say what that will involve exactly. The deal will cover the companies' …

  1. Warm Braw

    I'd have to rack my brains to come up with two technology companies that were further apart in terms of corporate cultures than Google and SAP. Attempting to meld them in a joint venture is going to be interesting to observe from a safe distance.

    1. ratfox

      It's just a patent cross-licensing agreement. I doubt their employees will ever meet apart from lawyers.

  2. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge


    I wonder if this means that the Chocolate Factory Lawyers will be helping SAP with their contunuing legal problems with Oracle?

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