PDA News – RIM injunction, Proporta tries leather cases, Medical software

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RIM loses decision, may lose rights

Research in Motion has lost a major court decision that may result in the loss of their rights to sell Blackberry wireless devices and service in the U.S.. From Brighthand:

Research In Motion, maker of the Blackberry line of wireless handhelds, has been involved in a bitter patent-infringement lawsuit with NTP Inc. for several years.  The judge in the case has ruled in NTP’s favor several times in the past and this week issued an injunction that blocks RIM from selling the Blackberry in the U.S. However, the judge also ruled that this not go into effect until after RIM has had a chance to appeal the decision.

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Proporta dips toes in leather with 2200 case

Widely known for selling aluminum cases, Proporta is diversifying into leather cases as well. Their first subject is the HP iPAQ 2200, for which they are offering two cases, a book style (side fold) and flip style (top fold).




Handheld prescription drug database

Reference software provider Beiks has released a compiled version of the MedicineNet prescription drug reference database, covering over a thousand generic and brand-name drugs. The database includes such information as dosing, side effects, interactions, and what the drugs are prescribed for.




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