NXP Sues RIM Over Patents, Wants Triple Damages
Research In Motion was hit with a lawsuit by NXP, which alleges that RIM's BlackBerry Torch, Curve, and Bold smartphones infringe on six of its patents. NXP wants sales of the devices halted, and compensatory and triple damages. It's not immediately clear to which technologies the patents pertain.
RIM Will Soon Start Courting Buyers
Google will buy RIM for their patents and make their OS a paid app for the Android Platform.
RIM will not see the end of Q1 2013 (end of Q2 at the latest)
Apple, RIM and several others just got through outbidding Google for what was left of Nortels patents just a short while ago. They are still actively buying patents and companies like everyone else is.
Unlike Palm, RIM is such a c...