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RIM

This is a column I wrote for The Globe and Mail Did you hear that giant whoosh, like the sound of air escaping from an enormous balloon? That was the sound of several million BlackBerry users heaving a sigh of relief yesterday, after Research In Motion Ltd. announced that it had finally settled its four-year…

RIM clock keeps on ticking

by Mathew on February 24, 2006 · 1 comment

By now, everyone involved in the legal battle between Research In Motion and NTP - from the lowliest BlackBerry user to RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie, and even Judge Spencer himself - probably wishes the whole affair would just go away. But while many observers, including many in the mainstream media, had convinced themselves that the…

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Got a BlackBerry and eager to use Google Talk for voice-over-Internet calls? Keep dreaming, friend. Russell Shaw, who blogs for ZDNet on IP telephony -- and also happens to have a blog devoted to the BlackBerry handheld from Canada's own Research In Motion -- clarified something I was wondering about as far as the recent…

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Better bite the bullet, RIM

by Mathew on December 9, 2005 · 1 comment

Bringing up the subject of Research In Motion's legal battle with U.S.-based NTP can generate a pretty heated emotional response in some circles, and I'm not just talking about RIM's Christmas party or one of co-CEO Jim Balsillie's poker night get-togethers. What began as little more than a nuisance lawsuit from an unknown company four…

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