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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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