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Were the Wright brothers really first? Not in Brazil

In the U.S., the Wright brothers are recognized for making history with the world's first airplane flight. In Brazil, the first aviator goes by the name of Santos-Dumont.

By July 9, 2013

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Canon issues notice on 650D grip issue in Australia

Canon Australia has issued a notice for certain EOS 650D SLR cameras, stating that grips on some models may turn white.

By August 2, 2012

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How U.S. sanctions hurt Iranian Internet activists

In 1997, President Clinton signed an executive order creating an electronic embargo against Iran. It's still in effect today -- and causing headaches and hassles for Internet companies.

By March 21, 2012

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RIM aiding India with wiretaps, report says

The BlackBerry provider is said to be providing decoded customer messages to the Indian government--as long as it believes there is "legal authorization" to do so.

By October 28, 2011

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BBM goes down, government not to blame

BlackBerry's instant messenger and email services went down in the UK last night -- but stay calm, it was nothing to do with riots.

By September 17, 2011

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Ask Maggie: Google's Ice Cream Sandwich and what it means

In this week's column, I explain some of the benefits of Google's coming upgrade for the Android OS: Ice Cream Sandwich.

By May 13, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1421: Alien life or comet scum? (podcast)

On today's show, the increasingly scary security battleground that is our mobile phones (and how carriers could be making it worse), Sony's war against jailbreaking the PS3 goes nuclear, and Microsoft announces that IE6 needs to die. Plus, RIM's roadmap for 2011 doesn't inspire that much confidence, and the reason we're so tired on Monday (and every other) mornings. --Molly

By March 7, 2011

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RIM says it can't give India keys to secure e-mails

Repeating its position, BlackBerry maker says it's not possible to give the Indian government the keys to monitor e-mail on its BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

By January 28, 2011

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RIM gives India access to network, but not secure e-mails

The BlackBerry maker has given the Indian government the means to access its Messenger network but without the capability to actually monitor secure customer e-mails.

By January 13, 2011

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Verizon brings one-click purchase power to BlackBerrys

Verizon begins rolling out its V Cast application storefront to select BlackBerry smartphones; the app offers convenient carrier billing to those seeking a BlackBerry App World alternative.

By July 19, 2010