BlackBerry Outage Not Winning Any Fans for RIM

Research in Motion (RIM)--maker of the popular BlackBerry line of smartphones, confirmed an email outage earlier today. The issue has since been resolved, and RIM reports that service is back to normal, but it's never good for marketing or public relations to have the word "outage" come up.

BlackBerry service hit by second outage in a week

An outage hit BlackBerry smartphone service in the Americas on Tuesday night, operator Research In Motion confirmed via its support service. The outage is the second to affect users in less than a week.




Business Highlights

___ Zuckerberg asked to testify in UK; data firm's CEO suspended LONDON (AP) — A British parliamentary committee has summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social media users has been used improperly to influence elections.

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

On a day most indexes made gains, Arena Pharmaceuticals skyrocketed following drug trial results and Duluth Holdings fell on a weak forecast for 2018 sales.


How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks bounced up and down Tuesday as retailers, energy companies and banks recovered some of their losses from the day before, but technology companies struggled as Facebook dropped again.