First Google acquired Motorola and their patents, now they're going after more. The purchase of Magnolia Broadband's 50 patents will help Google improve their mobile & tablet technology.

Magnolia says:
its MTD technology addresses the significant growth in mobile data usage by boosting network capacity and coverage, improving uplink transmission speeds, and increasing a device's battery life.
The article, which came out yesterday can be found here: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405960,00.asp