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Did RIM just meet its Waterloo? (No, not Waterloo, Ontario)

Where to start on RIM? First the bad news. And then more bad news.

By June 28, 2012


CES: Motion control tech powered by your eyes

It's like Kinect, but instead of dancing around and using your whole body to control a game, you just look around. The guys at Waterloo Labs showed us how their very preliminary technology works with a prototype they brought to CES.

By January 6, 2011


iPhone 4 is 'the new Vista': Apple press conference to announce recall?

Is Apple about to jump the shark? An emergency press conference will address the iPhone 4 reception issues tomorrow. Is this Steve Jobs' Waterloo? Tension! Excitement! Phones!

By July 15, 2010


Study: Subliminal ads warp your brain

Exposure to brand logos for just milliseconds changes the way people behave, according to research from Duke and the University of Waterloo.

By March 19, 2008


Intel, AMD: Countdown to a silicon Waterloo

Which chipmaker will emerge victorious and which will wind up humbled after the upcoming dustup? CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos has the answer.

By July 31, 2001


A historical cure for viruses

CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos says the Battle of Waterloo holds a lesson in communications for a world weary of computer viruses.

By September 5, 2003


RIM's BlackBerry available in Italy

Research In Motion and Telecom Italia Mobile announced on Monday that RIM's BlackBerry service and device is now available in Italy. The BlackBerry devices run on TIM's next-generation GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) wireless network. RIM's BlackBerry service and devices offer always-on access to e-mail. RIM has been working to get its BlackBerry service and device into new markets. In late April, the Waterloo, Ontartio-based RIM announced that its BlackBerry service and device were available in Hong Kong through a partnership with Hutchison Telecom. Hutchison's next target for a BlackBerry launch is mainland China.

By May 13, 2002


Hutchison to launch BlackBerry service

The previously announced partnership between Research In Motion and Hong Kong-based telecom company Hutchison will come to fruition May 6 when Hutchison will make RIM's BlackBerry service available to its 5.7 million subscribers in China, Britain, Taiwan and Macau. Service in other countries will follow. The news of the launch date of RIM's service came Tuesday at Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM's first analyst day in Atlanta. RIM also announced its new Mobile Data Service, which is being tested in trials and will help developers create wireless capabilities beyond the e-mail access and calendar updating services that are now possible on BlackBerry devices.

By April 30, 2002


Living up to the broadband hype

The cable open access debate is shaping up to be a techno-political Waterloo that will affect the evolution of the Internet and communications in general.

By July 28, 1999


Short Take: Casio beefs up handheld

Casio has teamed up with educational software makers to offer the Cassiopeia Computer Extender, a version of its Windows CE handhelds for the education market. Casio is launching two different versions of the Computer Extender, one for advanced students and teachers and one for beginning students. Educational applications for the Computer Extender include software from Key Curriculum Press, Waterloo Maple, and Math Resources. Pricing and availability have not yet been announced.

April 21, 1999