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RIM Scoops Up Social Game Company Scoreloop

Research In Motion said Tuesday it had acquired German mobile social gaming firm Scoreloop for an undisclosed price. “We have recently enabled our developers to create social app experiences through our BBM Social Platform and have seen some very innovative applications result from that,” VP Tyler Lessard said in a blog post. “We look forward to working with the team at Scoreloop to provide tools that will further enable our developer community to take gaming to a new level of social integration on the BlackBerry platform.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus