Ars Technica and The Register reports that Google has patented the concept (opens in new tab) of a "Mobile Datacenter" unbeknown to Sun which has introduced its Blackbox project (opens in new tab) nearly three years after two Google Employees filed for the patent.
Like a piece of a giant jigsaw, Google's latest patent will allow it to move its datacenters where it would stand most to save money on utilities (Canada currently has the cheapest electricity rates in the World).
Webpronews (opens in new tab) reckons that Google might be planning to build its own version of the internet and suggests that the purchase of the 700MHz Wireless Spectrum is pivotal to the plan. Sun is now fully aware of Google's patent and as The Register reports, they are considering (opens in new tab) all options.
Google and Sun Microsystems (opens in new tab) are already good buddies and Google's current CEO (opens in new tab), Eric Schmidt, was the chief technology officer and corporate executive officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he led the development of Java, Sun's platform-independent programming technology.