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Apple, Microsoft group to sell Nortel patents

The Rockstar Consortium, a group backed by Apple and Microsoft, is trying to unload some of its wireless patents, according to a Bloomberg report.

By December 23, 2013

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Where most of Nortel's $4.5B patent collection ended up

It's been nearly a year since telecomm giant Nortel sold off its patent portfolio, and its buyers have been quick to turn it into a business.

By May 21, 2012

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Nortel hacked for years but failed to protect itself, report says

The company didn't try hard enough to stop a 10-year incursion by hackers likely working from China, says a former Nortel exec cited by the Wall Street Journal.

By February 14, 2012

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DOJ clears Apple-Microsoft-RIM deal to buy Nortel patents

Along with green-lighting Google's buy of Motorola, the Justice Department today OKs an Apple-Microsoft-RIM partnership deal to buy Nortel patents, and Apple's plan to acquire Novell patents.

By February 13, 2012

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Ciena buys Nortel's Metro Ethernet business

Nortel Networks will sell another piece of its business for $769 million as part of its bankruptcy proceedings, which require it to dismantle its business.

By November 24, 2009

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Ericsson wins Nortel's North American GSM unit

The Swedish communications giant gets the GSM operations for $70 million in cash. It had already acquired Nortel's CDMA and LTE business in North America.

By November 25, 2009

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Report: Nortel portfolio buyers facing DOJ scrutiny

The sale of Nortel's portfolio of 6,000 patents and patent applications may be in the bag, but the Justice Department is reportedly chatting with the buyers to find out what they intend to do with the intellectual property.

By July 29, 2011

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Apple staked $2.6B in buy of Nortel patent portfolio

A detail in Apple's 10-Q filing shows the company staked more than half of the buy-in for Nortel's patent portfolio last month.

By July 21, 2011

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Nortel patent sale gets court approval

Judges in the U.S. and Canada approve the $4.5 billion sale of Nortel's patent collection to a consortium of companies including Apple, RIM, and Microsoft.

By July 11, 2011

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Apple, RIM in group buying Nortel patents for $4.5B

Consortium including Microsoft and Sony buys 6,000 patents and patent applications from the bankrupt Canadian telecom equipment maker.

By June 30, 2011