AMNews: RIM Compensates Mobile Operators, Nokia 701 Specs, Thailand Flood Disrupts WD Production

Research In Motion could soon issue compensation for its operators worldwide for unnecessarily finding itself at the receiving end of the recent three-day-long BlackBerry Messanger (BBM) outage.

In what seems to be an accidental-leak-on-purpose, Nokia has disclosed some of the details concerning a key forthcoming product. The handset in question is the Nokia 710 - a smartphone powered by the new Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system.

Western Digital has suspended its production operations in Thailand due to a massive flood in the region. As a result of flooding, hundreds of people in the region have died while thousands have lost their jobs. Water entered WD's production center in Bang Pa-in Industrial Park submerging some of the equipment.

Google has made some significant improvements to the Presentations module on its Google Docs cloud-based services with an emphasis on collaborative features. Steven Saviano, Software Engineer at Google, described how the company is introducing faster collaboration and more features, more than 50 of them in this major update.

Taher Elgamal, the creator of SSL technology, has warned that the system is as vulnerable as it was a month ago when it came under attack from hackers. The Secure Socket Layer technology is used to secure the communication and data site owners keep on a website.