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.




The Latest: Search halted for man missing after plant blast

The Latest on an explosion at a Texas chemical plant that left one worker missing, presumed dead, and two others injured (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Officials say the search for a missing worker following an explosion at a Texas chemical plant has been halted while crews clean up chemicals that are leaching from the plant.