Google files trademark for 'Spot,' programming language to follow?

It looks as though our old pal in Mountain View might have its sights set on developing another programming language. Avid coders probably recall the company's Go offering that was announced last year. Now, Google is looking to stake its claim on the trademark for "Spot." Sorting through the USPTO mumbo jumbo, it's clear that the project centers on a coding language and its related computer programs. Also of note: the internet powerhouse gobbled up four case-related domains including,, and For those looking to See Spot Run, perhaps you'll be able to sprint over to the aforementioned URLs in due time.

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