Google highlights Global IP Solutions technology in Gmail offering – but why?


Installation of Google voice and videomail chat reveals the line “Google voice and video chat incorporates technologies from Global IP Solutions and Vidyo, Inc. which are covered under pending U.S. and foreign patent applications.”

So, what does this mean, exactly?

Google could have simply said “You’re ready to go” and left it at […]

Google buys GIPS for $68 million


Megagiant Google ( has agreed to buy Global IP Solutions ( for a sum of $68.2 million. As Keanu Reeves said in one of his movies, “Woah!”

The party line out of GIPS – articulated in an open letter that was emailed to customers — is that Google has been a valued customer for […]