How much would you have paid 20 years ago for a piece of technology allowing you to connect with your friends and share stories, messages and pictures online?
The patents for this piece of tech are probably worth far more now. Nasdaq-listed Facebook, the firm behind this software, had a market capitalisation of about US$922.5 billion (S$1.2 trillion) as of yesterday.
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Originally Appeared On: https://www.straitstimes.com/tech/tech-news/how-much-would-you-pay-for-a-tech-patent