Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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US patent number 6,618,593, which covers location based match-making technology (mobile social networking) was sold for $2.6 million in a live auction at the Union League Club of Chicago yesterday. It was one of the biggest bids recorded for intellectual property during a live auction.

 
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