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Chicago Sun Times to be sold


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of The Chicago Sun Times are expected to announce the sale of the newspaper on Wednesday. A group of local investors are at the forefront ... Read more...

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BlackBerry announces job cuts as profits, stock plunge


June 17th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM)sank more than 15 percent during after-hours trading after Canada's top technology company released first-quarter results Thursday.As Waterloo-based RIM posted a ... Read more...

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Probe into whether BlackBerry misguided shareholders


May 25th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 25 (IANS) A US law firm is probing whether BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) deliberately kept its shareholders in the dark about its problems in releasing new ... Read more...

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BlackBerry downgraded as stock tanks 14.4 percent


April 30th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) As expected, shares of Research In Motion (RIM) tanked Friday after the BlackBerry maker slashed its outlook for the current quarter a day earlier.On the Toronto ... Read more...

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BlackBerry buys software company to beef up apps store


April 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) Desperate to catch up with Apple and Google Android devices in apps, BlackBerry has bought Montreal-based software company Tungle that develops apps that allow users ... Read more...

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BlackBerry likely to unveil new smart phones next week


April 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is likely to unveil new smart phones at its annual BlackBerry World conference next week in Florida."It's going to be ... Read more...

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Don’t write us off, warns BlackBerry chief


April 16th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto/New York, April 16 (IANS) After this week's advance reviews slamming its PlayBook tablet, that is hitting markets Tuesday, as 'half baked' and analysts calling the company a "broken ... Read more...

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Boeing wins USAF contract for next-gen midair refueller


February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
St Louis, Feb 25 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has finally won the world's biggest aerial tanker programme, defeating European conglomerate EADS which had appeared to be the favourite so far.Boeing chairman, ... Read more...

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Super successful Sikh is Toronto’s biggest Indian car man


February 1st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 1 (IANS) As the global meltdown grounded the auto industry, Toronto's biggest Indian car man, Nav Bhatia, only thrived. The multimillionaire Sikh has also been helping change ... Read more...

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BlackBerry posts 40 percent growth to beat forecasts


December 17th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) Beating forecasts, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) posted its sixth straight quarter of record smart phone sales in its third-quarter results of fiscal 2011 announced ... Read more...

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BlackBerry to sell tablet below $500 to undercut iPad sales


November 11th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 11 (IANS) With co-CEO Jim Balsillie Wednesday announcing that the company's PlayBook tablet will be priced under $500, shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) soared on ... Read more...

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BlackBerry boss hits out at Apple’s Steve Jobs


October 21st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Hitting back at Apple boss Steve Jobs who Monday claimed that "we have now passed RIM (Research In Motion)'' in smartphone sales, BlackBerry maker co-CEO Jim ... Read more...

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BlackBerry posts record revenue on Torch sales


September 17th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Beating all negative forecasts and reports of less-than-enthusiastic response to its new Torch smart phone, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has posted a record profit ... Read more...

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Craigslist ‘not doing enough to end sex trafficking on its site’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Recently, female victims of sex trafficking on the website Craigslist pleaded with founder Craig Newmark to delete the adult services section of the site, where sex ads are ... Read more...

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Despite Obama’s boredom with BlackBerry, RIM to unveil new device


July 30th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 30 (IANS) With Apple's iPhone 4 threatening to topple it from its top perch in North America and even President Barrack Obama admitting on a TV show Thursday ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland takes 26 percent stake in British Optare


July 29th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Ashok Leyland has bought 26 percent stake in Britain-based bus maker Optare for $7.5 million in a bid to enter new segments and insulate itself from down cycles ... Read more...

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BlackBerry now touts Messenger to woo the young


July 20th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 20 (IANS) Facing a fierce onslaught from Apple's iPhone 4 and Google Android devices, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is pulling out all the stops to ... Read more...

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US firm to invest $700 mn in Guatemala power plant


May 9th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Jaguar Energy Guatemala, a subsidiary of Houston-based Ashmore Energy International (AEI), plans to invest a total of $700 million to build a power plant along Guatemala's south-central ... Read more...

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PETCO to send pet fur to help cleanup Gulf of Mexico oil spill


May 8th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – PETCO on Friday announced that they have begun shipping donations of pet fur to help soak up and remove oil from Gulf of Mexico waters.The pet ... Read more...

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BlackBerry holds No 1 position in US, posts $2.46-b profit


April 1st, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 1 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) reported 35 percent jump in its revenue over the previous fiscal year, netting in $15 billion in fiscal 2010.The world ... Read more...

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Boeing’s Dreamliner successfully completes maiden flight (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, Dec 16 (DPA) More than two years behind schedule, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner successfully completed its first test flight Tuesday, becoming the first passenger airliner to take to the air with a ... Read more...

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IITians plan to make India global knowledge hub


October 12th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) The seventh annual Pan-IIT Global Conference ended with alumni of the prestigious institutes chalking out plans to make India the global knowledge hub by 2022. ... Read more...

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For BlackBerry, it is globalisation abroad and protectionism at home


August 6th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Preaching globalization abroad and protectionism at home. That seems to be the mantra of Canadian corporates.BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) may have worldwide operations but ... Read more...

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Canadian media favours protectionism, wants Nortel sale cancelled


July 30th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Taking protectionism and nationalism to absurd levels, the Canadian media has now joined opposition parties to pressure the government to stop sale of Nortel assets to ... Read more...

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Nortel’s end begins with auction of wireless business


July 25th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 25 (IANS) The liquidation of Canada's fabled Nortel began Friday.After a troubled decade, the 127-year-old telecom equipment giant went under the hammer in New York to sell its ... Read more...

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BlackBerry shut out of bidding for Nortel arm


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Dying telecom firm Nortel, which auctions its wireless business this week, has said Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) was shut out of the bidding process for failing ... Read more...

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BlackBerry cries foul as its bid for Nortel is scuttled


July 21st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Playing up the nationalist card, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Limited (RIM) has cried foul over the denial of the right to bid for the ... Read more...

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BlackBerry posts $643 mn profit


June 20th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has reported a profit of $643 million for the first quarter of the year, compared to $518.3 million posted during the previous ... Read more...

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Now print from your BlackBerry anywhere!


May 5th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has announced a strategic tie-up with Hewlett Packard (HP) to provide "a portfolio of solution"' to businesses on its smartphones. Under the tie-up, Hewlett ... Read more...

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BlackBerry defies forecasts to post record profit


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 3 (IANS) Defying market forecasts, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday reported a record profit of $518.3 million on a total revenue of $3.46 billion for the last quarter ... Read more...

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BlackBerry shares plunge 15 percent on lower revenue forecast


February 12th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) plunged by 15 percent on the Toronto Stock Exchange Wednesday after the global wireless communication giant forecast less-than-expected profits for ... Read more...

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Shape your personal narrative: BlackBerry boss’s mantra


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 23 (IANS) Even as he faces a record $100-million penalty from market regulators, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) co-CEO Jim Balsillie has been honoured with Canada's Outstanding Business Leader ... Read more...

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BlackBerry posts 66 percent jump in revenue


December 19th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 19 (IANS) Amid the deepening economic crisis, BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has reported revenue of $2.78 billion for the third quarter, posting a 66 percent jump in year-over-year revenue ... Read more...

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BlackBerry to be catalyst for India’s progress, says co-CEO


October 8th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) BlackBerry will be a major tool in India's quest to become a developed nation by 2020, according to a top official at the maker of the device Research ... Read more...

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BlackBerry adds 2.3 mn new subscribers, prepares to ship 40 millionth smartphone


June 26th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 26 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has announced that it added 2.3 million new subscribers in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, taking its total ... Read more...

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