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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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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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Saudi Arabia orders Blackberry ban starting Friday

(AP) -- Saudi Arabia is ordering its mobile operators to halt BlackBerry services throughout the kingdom this week, heightening tensions between device maker Research in Motion Ltd. and governments demanding ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Harmful 'red tide' hits Dubai beaches

Beaches in the Gulf tourism hub of Dubai have been plagued by a bloom of algae known as the "red tide" that has killed fish and is potentially harmful to humans, a municipality official said on Tuesday.

Apr 07, 2009
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