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BlackBerry CEO suggests route to eavesdropping

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. says it has no way of providing government officials with the text of encrypted corporate e-mails its devices serve up. But if the companies that employ BlackBerry ...

Sep 27, 2010
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Research in Motion posts 68 pct jump in 2Q profit

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. believes it will successfully resolve disputes with India, the United Arab Emirates and other countries over data security and avert their threats to ban services, ...

Sep 16, 2010
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Dubai police chief calls BlackBerry a spy tool

(AP) -- Worries about spying by the U.S. and Israel spurred plans to sharply limit BlackBerry services in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai's police chief said in comments that suggest a tough line in talks ...

Sep 03, 2010
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Interview: UN telecoms chief urges data sharing

(AP) -- BlackBerry's Canadian manufacturer should give law enforcement agencies around the world access to its customer data, the U.N. technology chief said, adding that governments have legitimate security ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Indian officials to meet to decide BlackBerry ban

(AP) -- Indian authorities are scheduled to meet Monday evening to decide whether to ban some BlackBerry services in India, one day ahead of a government-imposed deadline for the device's maker Research In Motion Ltd. to give ...

Aug 30, 2010
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RIM seeks broad industry-gov't talks on encryption

(AP) -- Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, said Thursday it is seeking to involve other technology companies in its talks with the Indian government, which wants access to the e-mails of BlackBerry users.

Aug 26, 2010
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BlackBerry users eye alternatives as curbs loom

(AP) -- Udoay Ghosh sat sipping coffee before an early morning flight from Dubai International Airport, looking with affection at his two - yes, two - BlackBerry smart phones laid out in front of him.

Aug 18, 2010
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Threats of int'l BlackBerry bans echo US debate

(AP) -- Threats by the governments of India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to shut down BlackBerry's corporate e-mail services reflect unease about a technology that the U.S. government also took ...

Aug 16, 2010
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US wades into BlackBerry disputes overseas

(AP) -- The Obama administration waded into the growing international dispute over the banning of BlackBerry services on Thursday, saying it is seeking to broker compromises between the company that makes the popular devices ...

Aug 05, 2010
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Indonesia joins countries mulling BlackBerry ban

(AP) -- Indonesia said Wednesday it is considering following the lead of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in banning BlackBerry services, adding to pressure on device maker Research in Motion Ltd. ...

Aug 04, 2010
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