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BlackBerry Dumps Plan to Sell, CEO

New direction involves raising $1B from investors

(Newser) - BlackBerry pulled the rug out from under customers today, announcing that it was ditching its plan to sell itself to Fairfax Financial Holdings —and CEO Thorsten Heins along with it, the Wall Street Journal reports. Today was supposed to be the day BlackBerry "firmed up" the Fairfax deal... More »

Chinese Man Could Make a Bundle on

Domain could be work $12K

(Newser) - When Shanghai resident John Chen bought in 2009, he had no idea Mitt Romney would make it a household name . He's just a fan of America, and decided the domain name—his for just $100—was close enough. "For us, Amercia is so near to America,... More »

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