Eyeglasses read to the blind (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) —A unique pair of eyeglasses developed by an FIU student team could revolutionize the lives of the blind, enabling them to walk into a library or a store, pick up any book or a can of soup, and read it.

Research In Motion shares climb (Update)

Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. Jumped nearly 14 percent Friday as investors seemingly grew more optimistic about a February launch of the Canadian company's much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

Astral still in talks with BCE about takeover deal

(AP)—Canadian broadcasting and advertising company Astral Media Inc. said Friday that it is still talking with BCE Inc. in the hopes of finding a way to have the friendly takeover offer by the telecom giant win regulatory ...

New chair tipped to lead BlackBerry maker: report

A former banker and stock exchange head could become the first-ever independent chair of Research in Motion in a shakeup of the beleaguered BlackBerry maker, a report said Tuesday.

RIM shares plunge on lowered earnings outlook

Research In Motion shares plunged Friday as the struggling BlackBerry maker said it will not meet its annual earnings target and it is taking a $485 million charge because of weak sales of the PlayBook tablet computer.

Ciena wins court approval for Nortel unit bid

(AP) -- Ciena Corp. won court approval Thursday to start bidding on Nortel Network Corp.'s optical and Ethernet division with an offer valued at more than $532 million.

Ciena bids $521M for Nortel business units

(AP) -- Ciena Corp. is offering cash and stock worth $521 million to acquire some of Nortel's most-prized remaining business units as the fallen telecommunications company continues to liquidate.

US, Canadian judges approve Nortel bankruptcy sale

(AP) -- Nortel Networks Inc. won approval Wednesday from judges in Delaware and Ontario for the $900 million sale of a Nortel unit that makes communications systems for businesses.