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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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Will this be the first Internet of Things company to IPO?

Q&A: Jasper Technologies CEO Jahangir Mohammed explains why this nascent tech transition will profoundly reshape businesses around the world

By June 17, 2014

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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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Rockstar Consortium agrees to drop patent suit against Huawei

Apparent settlement closes the book on one of a handful of suits filed against Android device makers by the alliance, which is jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson, and Sony.

By January 22, 2014

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Google fights back against Rockstar patent group

The company files suit against the Apple- and Microsoft-backed consortium, asserting that its "patent dragnet" has placed a cloud over Google's Android platform.

By December 26, 2013

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Google, Samsung, and more sued over Rockstar's patents

Apple- and Microsoft-backed Rockstar Consortium, which bought Nortel Network's 6,000 patent portfolio, goes after some of tech's other heavy hitters for alleged patent infringement.

By October 31, 2013

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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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Microsoft bolsters its patent access with Nokia deal

Microsoft didn't pick up Nokia's entire patent collection as part of its acquisition plan, but it's got more patents under its belt for the next decade and potentially beyond.

By September 3, 2013