October 20, 2011
RIM could still face lawsuits over outage: On ZDNet, Zack Whittaker reports that the BlackBerry maker could see legal action. ” Law firms in the U.S. and Canada are reported to be exploring possible consumer lawsuits against the BlackBerry maker, in a bit to recoup business and personal losses by end-users across North America. Citing reasons of “breach of contract” or “consumer fraud” claims, Reuters reports that customers’ common claims could be banded together into a single suit,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Google: Google+ enterprise deployment coming in ‘days’: On Talkin’ Cloud, Matthew Weinberger looks at the ailing social network. “Fast forward to the present: it’s not that Google+ is a failure, but the hype has cooled off considerably. Doomsayers (including at least one within Google itself) are quick to predict that it’s a flop in the vein of Google Wave and Google Buzz. But it still has a fairly dedicated user base, largely Facebook defectors, and they’ve responded very positively to Girouard’s announcement. At the time of writing, it was at +108 (Google’s version of the Facebook “Like”) with 86 shares. So clearly, there’s some interest,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Oracle vs Google court showdown delayed: On The Register, Brid-Aine Parnell reports on the delay. ” The delay should please Google, as Oracle was the party pushing for a speedy trial to put pressure on the web giant to settle,” Parnell writes. What’s your opinion?