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RIM: Sorry About BlackBerry Outage ... Want Free Apps?

Company will hand out at least 12 premium apps in apology move

(Newser) - In an attempt to appease the tens of millions of angry customers who were affected by the days-long BlackBerry outage last week, Research In Motion is handing out $100 worth of free premium apps starting Wednesday. "We’ve worked hard to earn [customers’] trust over the past 12... More »

Text, Email Backlog Blamed for BlackBerry Outage

Network failure spread after backup system failed, RIM says

(Newser) - The BlackBerry service outage that has spread worldwide and annoyed millions of users started with the failure of a link in Research In Motion's European infrastructure, the Blackberry maker says. The back-up system also failed, and the subsequent backlog of European texts and emails caused the outage to spread... More »

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