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After Court Order, RIM Renames BBX Phone/Tablet OS Ro BlackBerry 10
2011-12-08 06:09:53

Research in Motion (RIM) has changed the name of its next-generation operating system to "BlackBerry 10," after a federal court in Albuquerque forced it to drop the original "BBX" moniker. The judge issued a temporary restraining order (http://www.docstoc.com/docs/document-preview.aspx?doc_id=107308324) against the Canadian company, prohibiting it from using the name BBX, which is a trademark of the New Mexico-based software firm Basis International. Basis had sued RIM in October over...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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