NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Research In Motion (RIMM) shares jumped 2% in pre-market trading Monday after a Bloomberg report said the company was considering a bid on Nortel's patent portfolio. Google (GOOG - Get Report) has already placed a $900 million bid for the wireless technology patents.In other RIM news, the Blackberry-maker confirmed Sunday that the United Arab Emirates will restrict individuals and small businesses from using the device's secure corporate e-mail services. The restriction will be effective May 1.
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