1 Aug

After its Nortel defeat, Google has no option but to look elsewhere

Losing out in the US$4.5 billionNortel patent auction wasundoubtedly a major setbackfor Google. The company mustnow spend the money it savedon building a dynamic andstrong portfolio that canprotect the Android platform.The good news is that it can bedone. The bad news is thatcash-rich Apple will seek tomake it as hard as possible