Mark Bridge writes:
If you want a big money story from the last few days, you want Apple. The company announced its highest quarterly revenue ever, hitting $46.33 billion (£29.66 billion) with record quarterly profits of $13.06 billion. That’s probably enough money to buy the moon, assuming Newt Gingrich is prepared to sell it – or, in the real world, is one of the biggest quarterly profits ever.
RealNetworks has agreed to sell around 190 patents and 170 patent applications to Intel Corporation for $120 million.
The deal also includes next-generation video codec software from RealNetworks and lets RealNetworks use the patents in current and future products.