NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Justice Department is stepping up its probe into whether tech heavyweights who purchased a large portfolio of Nortel patents could use them to unfairly hurt smartphones that run Google's (GOOG - Get Report) Android operating system, according to a published media report.The report, published on The Wall Street Journal's Web site, cited anonymous sources familiar with the situation.
U.S. Steps Up Patent Probe: Report
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