[Reuters] Apple, RIM group wins $4.5 billion Nortel patent auction

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[Reuters] Apple, RIM group wins $4.5 billion Nortel patent auction - 07/01/11 12:44 PM

BANGALORE/LONDON (Reuters) - A group including Apple, Research In Motion and Microsoft will pay $4.5 billion to snatch Nortel Networks' patents from under the noses of Google and Intel, stealing a march on their rivals in a litigious market.