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Google you nerd-ed it again! I don’t know why we let you be the biggest brand in the world

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Guess what Google’s bid was for some important patents that could’ve helped Android in all those lawsuits?


PI (x) bn


Yup, it’s easy as PI for those nerdy guys. Well of course multiply that by billion. Story has it that they’ve also bid distances between planets and such. I wonder if they were over-confident about this bid, or just too bored and decided to geek out for fun.

Google’s $3.14159bn bid for a raft of 6,000 patents from bankrupt Nortel Networks really was a mathematical joke.


It’s not the first time they’ve done mathematical jokes.


They did this as a joke, but the bid was serious. And so are the consequences. Read more on the Guardian:

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