Rockstar buys rest of Nortel's patents; Cloud Computing Interop Forum reemerges

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> TM Forum has announced that it will hold a series of conferences in 2012 in the Middle East, Latin America and Africa. Release

> Ethernet Alliance will present a webinar next Wednesday on fiber cabling and migration practices for 40/100 GbE. Release

> The Rockstar Consortium, which consists of Apple, Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), Ericsson and Sony, got U.S. Dept. of Justice approval to acquire a "substantial majority" of Nortel Networks' remaining patents. Article

> Ericsson Tesla secured a 65 million kuna (USD 11 million) contract with BH Telecom, Bosnia-Herzegovina's state-owned telecom operator, to support its wireline and wireless network. Article

> Roku is gearing up for a major funding effort to fulfill its international growth aspirations. Article

And finally ... the Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum reemerges after a failed start in 2010. Article