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Co-Founders Lazaridis, Fregin Contemplating BlackBerry Buyout
2013-10-12 08:16:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online BlackBerry’s co-founders are reportedly expressing interest in re-assuming control of the troubled smartphone manufacturer formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM), various media outlets are reporting. According to Rob Gillies of the Associated Press (AP), Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, who currently own eight percent of the company they originally founded in 1984, have filed paperwork with the US Securities and...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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