BlackBerry ripe for shutdown?

Summary:The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a petition by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to review a ruling that could lead to the shutdown of most U.

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a petition by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to review a ruling that could lead to the shutdown of most U.S. BlackBerry sales and service. News.com reports on the apparent end of RIM's long and winding legal road... It was only last month that RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis  chatted optimistically with David Berlind about the company's plans....and left David astonished at the patent mess that was positioning BlackBerry users so close to this precipice...

See: As legal woes loom, RIM co-CEO still talks up innovation

and...For Pete's sake, stop the patent madness now!

Topics: BlackBerry

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David Grober has worked a variety of editorial roles in the technology media since 1982, when he joined the copy desk at IDG's Computer Business News. He served as managing editor for PC Week (now eWeek) and, later, Digital News. David made the leap from print to online publishing in 1994, when he joined Ziff-Net's Software Library. Sinc... Full Bio

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