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RIM Shares Up Amid Microsoft Adoption Plan

Research in Motion Ltd.Toronto: Research in Motion Ltd moved higher on yesterday on renewed market assumption that Microsoft Corp could be interested in adopting the Black Berry manufacturer.

Frederic Ruffy, a market analyst at options education firm Optionetics in California, said, “Microsoft has been mentioned as a possible buyer.”

Roche Molecular West Nile Virus Test Gets FDA Nod

West NileThe automated West Nile virus test conducted by Pleasanton’s Roche Molecular Systems Inc. has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorization

It is the second FDA sanctioned examination for identifying the virus in blood and organs.

San Diego’s Gen-Probe Inc. developed the initial test, which is marketed by Emeryville’s Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Inc., part of Novartis AG.

Bush To Summarize Subprime Mortgage Scheme

Washington: U.S. President George W. Bush

Consumer Alert On The Beef Infected With E. coli Bacteria

E-Coli BacteriaA consumer alert was issued by the Federal and state health officials on

US Housing Prices Stable in Second Quarter

Mississippi Is The Fattest State In US

ObesityMississippi has topped the list of ‘fattest states' in the US with an obesity rate of 30% for the third successive year.

The Trust for America’s Health, an investigation group that focuses on preventing disease, states over 20 percent of mature residents in 47 other states are also considered overweight