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2010-06-16 06:10:00

Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) is developing a touchscreen smartphone and a tablet device to keep up with rival devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. RIM's smartphone will feature a slide-out keyboard, while its tablet device will serve as a larger-screen companion to the company's highly popular BlackBerry smartphone, said the Journal, citing sources "familiar with the device." The move by Waterloo, Canada-based RIM is designed to prevent the...

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2010-06-12 06:48:12

Research In Motion Ltd (RIM) has reached a technology licensing agreement with ongoing cellphone rival Motorola, ending more than two years of litigation. Motorola shares rose 4 percent on Friday as investors turned their focus to the value of the company's technology patents, for which RIM will make a one-off payment and pay ongoing royalties. USA's Motorola and Canada's RIM have been battling it out over technology patents since a pact between the two expired in December 2007. They said...

2010-06-09 07:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing the right tires and properly maintaining them are effective ways to enhance your vehicle's performance and improve road safety. This week is National Tire Safety Week and leading tire manufacturer Michelin is reminding consumers of the benefits of choosing the right tires and of simple, cost-effective ways to contribute to tire safety. After all - your tires are the only part of your car in contact with the road. (Photo:...

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2010-05-04 09:56:41

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has captured a new view of the rim of Endeavour crater, the rover's destination in a multi-year traverse along the sandy Martian landscape. A portion of the rim about 13 kilometers (8 miles) away appears on the horizon at the left edge of the image, along with the rim of an even more distant crater, Iazu, on the right. Endeavour is 21 kilometers (13 miles) in diameter, about 25 times wider than Victoria crater, the last major crater Opportunity...

2010-03-02 05:00:00

MONTCLAIR, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Civilian, military and law enforcement professionals who travel with multiple rifles and handguns can now ditch their large and clumsy 'case' collections. A new innovative one-for-all mobile transport solution called the GunCruzer KR-20 by CaseCruzer safely secures various firearms up to 41" in length. The versatile CaseCruzer gun case is appropriate for civilian rifle and handgun enthusiasts, as well as military and law enforcement personnel....

2009-10-14 09:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire North America, Inc. ("Continental") is supplying a new benchmark for airport ground service industrial tires with the recently released ContiRV20. The ContiRV20 is the first pneumatic industrial tire developed with the durability, speed characteristics and comfort needed for the airport ground service application, said Martin Burdorf, director of industrial tire sales and marketing for Continental - the Americas. The ContiRV20's...

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2009-09-27 06:57:32

Research in Motion Ltd., maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone, could see its market share decline as a result of competitive pressure from rival devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone, according to a Reuters report citing analysts' warnings on Friday as shares of RIM's stock plummeted 17 percent. The sharp decline followed RIM's earnings report on Thursday after the markets had closed, when the company posted disappointing profits and scaled back its future outlook. The analysts...

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2009-02-27 15:43:08

Canada-based Research In Motion (RIM) said on Friday it has excluded faulty batteries as the likely cause of keyboards heating up during the recharging of its BlackBerry Bold smart phones sold in Japan. The root cause of the problem is still being investigated, RIM said. "This issue appears to be specifically limited to the BlackBerry Bold devices sold in Japan since last week and sales of BlackBerry Bold devices in other countries are unaffected by this matter," RIM said in a statement. "The...

2009-02-18 03:30:00

The company behind BlackBerry(R) is recognized for pioneering the wireless data industry BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Research In Motion (RIM) was honoured with the GSMA Chairman's Award last night at the GSMA's Global Mobile Awards ceremony. This award, established in 1995, is the Association's most prestigious award and recognises outstanding contribution to the growth and development of mobile communications around the world. In his presentation to RIM Co-CEO Jim...

2009-02-10 20:42:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Certicom Corp. (TSX:CIC.TO) ("Certicom" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the "RIM Agreement") with Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") (Nasdaq:RIMM; TSX:RIM) under which RIM will acquire all of Certicom's issued and outstanding common shares (the "Common Shares") at a cash price of C$3.00 per Common Share. The RIM Agreement follows the announcement on February 3, 2009 that Certicom had...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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