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Editor's desk: BlackBerry and Samsung events, rumor repeats, the Avengers, and more

Editor's desk: BlackBerry and Samsung events, rumor repeats, the Avengers, and more

Rene Ritchie 9

And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest mobile sites found themselves united against a common threat. On that day, the Mobile Nations was born -- to provide the coverage no generic tech blog could provide! Through the years, their roster has prospered, changing several times, but their glory has never been denied! Heed the call, then—for now, the Mobile...

Oracle decided not to buy BlackBerry or Palm, denies the world Ellison helmed webOracleBerry

Oracle decided not to buy BlackBerry or Palm, denies the world Ellison helmed webOracleBerry

Rene Ritchie 8

Oracle, the 2 ton mutant gorilla of enterprise data software, once considered buying BlackBerry or Palm in order to take on Apple's iPhone and Google's Android in the smartphone space. No. Seriously. Unfortunately, Oracle CEO -- and former Apple board member and long-time Steve Jobs friend -- Larry Ellison decided against it. I say unfortunately because, while I can't imagine Oracle...