According to Reuters, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on Friday ruled that Apple Inc. did not violate any of five Nokia patents for electronic devices, including mobile phones, portable music players and computers.
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MacDailyNews Take: It sure sucks to be Nokia: Basically pwned by Microsoft; desperately wedded to a too little, too late Microsoft mobile OS; and now your dreams of royalties are rapidly evaporating, too.
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