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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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BlackBerry

Nov 4, 2013 — Thorsten Heins took over the struggling mobile company last year, but his tenure was marked by product flops.
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Sep 23, 2013 — The deal comes just days after BlackBerry announced a nearly $1 billion quarterly loss and that it was shedding about 40 percent of its workforce.
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Sep 20, 2013 — The company plans to cut 40 percent, or 4,500 workers, as it continues to reel from a dramatic loss of market share to smartphone makers such as Apple.
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Feb 28, 2011 — A government shutdown could mean federal workers may have to shun their BlackBerries. That won't be easy since Washington got the crackberry addiction early and intensely.
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Aug 3, 2010 — With its new smart phone, called BlackBerry Torch, Research In Motion joins the rank of other phones by offering a full-featured web browser, an app market and built-in social apps.
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Aug 2, 2010 — The UAE government has announced it will start blocking BlackBerry data service in October because it apparently can't break the devices' encryption. The UAE says BlackBerrys represent a security risk to the "social, judicial and national security" since they use encryption software that makes it impossible for security officials to snoop on messages.
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Jul 30, 2010 — Research in Motion plans on unveiling its own tablet computer to compete with the iPad.
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Dec 8, 2009 — Today, NPR rolled out its new mobile Web site. The new site represents a major change in our mobile strategy, and a taste of things to come.
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Aug 13, 2009Attention all Crackberry users: Two lawsuits demand that hourly workers be paid for phone calls and emails after-hours.
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Sep 16, 2008 — Is that a Blackberry in your pocket? When iPods and email devices invade your bedsheets.
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