RIM is reportedly considering whether to put an offer on the wireless-patent portfolio of bankrupt Nortel Networks.
According to a Bloomberg report today, RIM is considering putting its own bid on the 6,000 wireless patents belonging to fellow Canadian company Nortel. RIM may also join a larger group planning to make a bid. This group is a collection of handset makers and other tech companies, according to Bloomberg's unnamed sources.
The patent portfolio up for grabs is broad, relating to wireless, 4G, data networking, optical, voice, Internet, service providers, and semiconductors. Two weeks ago, Google bid $900 million in cash … Read more