A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of Amazon and Google, declaring that patents held by Eolas Technologies and the University of California are invalid. The decision upholds a lower court's ruling against Eolas and founder Michael Doyle, who claimed that functions including music clips, search features, maps and embedded applications used his inventions. Tim Berners-Lee, who is credited with inventing the World Wide Web, was among witnesses who testified against Doyle.

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