Brian Klug came across an item on Amazon.com carrying a price of $3 billion with $3.99 shipping. Out of curiosity, he ordered it from the Amazon affiliate. The order was processed but later cancelled. The reason given was “unable to complete the order”.
The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector is only a small 4% share of the GDP. But it accounts for 40% of all patents issued in the US. [more...]