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BlackBerry to bid for Nortel patents to stop Google
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Though Research In Motion (RIM) here has not confirmed it, reports say the BlackBerry maker is planning to bid for thousands of wireless technology patents belonging to failed telecom giant Nortel.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 8:20:02 AM

Obamas made $1.72 million last year
Washington, April 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle made over $1.72 million last year, and paid about $453,000 in federal tax, the White House said.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 8:06:03 AM

Colombia seizes over three tonnes of marijuana
Bogota, April 19 (IANS) Colombian Police have seized over three tonnes of marijuana in the country's Caldas region, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 4:20:27 AM

Apple sues Samsung over Galaxy phones, tablets
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Apple Inc. has sued Samsung Electronics Co. over patent infringement in a latest suit, Xinhua reported Monday.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 4:05:44 AM

Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) The Los Angeles Times newspaper Monday won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing a salary scandal that led to the indictment of eight people, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:51:22 AM

Oil plummets on US negative credit outlook
New York, April 19 (IANS) US crude oil price dropped sharply Monday after Saudi Arabia reported a drop in its oil output in March and Standard & Poor's (S&P) cut the US credit outlook to negative, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:01:24 AM

DUI charges against Aguilera's beau dropped
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera's boyfriend Matthew Rutler will not be charged for driving under influence (DUI) of alcohol.

Monday, April 18, 2011 8:58:24 PM

Our beliefs shape our learning: Study
Washington, April 18 (IANS) If something is easy to learn, then it will be just as easy to remember - nearly everyone uses this simple rule to assess his or her own learning. But holding different belief about the nature of intelligence too can influence our learning, psychological scientists say.

Monday, April 18, 2011 5:34:11 PM

Former West Indies captain Gerry Alexander dead
Port of Spain, April 18 (IANS) Former West Indies cricket captain Franz 'Gerry' Alexander has died in Jamaica's capital Kingston, family sources said.

Monday, April 18, 2011 5:07:52 PM

Why we don't see what's right in front of our eyes
Washington, April 18 (IANS) It has happened to most of us - sometimes we are so engrossed in talking on the phone while driving that we fail to see the lights turning red, or watching our favourite movie star so intently that we miss what the other actors are doing in the scene.

Monday, April 18, 2011 3:30:53 PM

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