Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
The National Transportation Safety Board is following the lead of other agencies in replacing Blackberries with iPhones. Its original advantage -- security -- isn't as valued as smartphones' features.
One of Canada's best-known companies also looks more and more like one of the world's shakiest. Today in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM puts on a brave face for shareholders at its annual meeting -- maybe a little tricky when its share price is down 95 percent from its peak.
The struggling maker of BlackBerry smartphones, Research in Motion, holds its annual shareholders meeting today outside Toronto in the Canadian town of Waterloo. Shareholders are hoping to hear some reassuring news.