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Nokia sues RIM for breach of contract (Update)

Nokia Corp. said Wednesday that it is suing Research In Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry, for breach of contract in Britain, the United States and Canada over cellular patents the two companies agreed on nine years ago.

dateNov 28, 2012 in Business
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Turtle extinction event bodes ill for our waterways

A number of distressed and dead turtles were found by canoeists in the Bellinger River on the north coast of New South Wales on Wednesday February 18 this year. At that time, it was reported by NSW National Parks and Wildlife ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Ecology
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Lyft secures $530 mn to take on Uber

Lyft has upped the stakes in its ambitious drive to take on Uber, saying Thursday it raised $530 million in a funding round led by Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten to fuel expansion in the US and abroad.

dateMar 12, 2015 in Business
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It's sound—Bristol Pound encourages community unity

There is a rapidly growing momentum driving the development of mobile payment systems. New research has shown systems, such as the Bristol Pound, can have a positive effect on the local community by encouraging consumers ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Business
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