"IBM is renowned for its rich storehouse of patented inventions.
It once again led the research sweepstakes in America last year,
collecting 3,248 patents, more than any other company. And it
earned more than $1 billion last year from licensing and selling
"So why has IBM shifted course recently, giving away some of the
fruits of its research instead of charging others to use it? The
answer is self-interest..."
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