"Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry e-mail device, Friday announced it has settled its long-running patent dispute with a small Virginia-based firm, averting a possible court-ordered shutdown of the BlackBerry system." -- ABC News
It looks like all the worrying was for nothing, as RIM has settled with NTP for Just over $600 Million dollars. While this is a sizeable sum, it's actually on the low end of what was expected, and to top it off, RIM won't owe any future royalties to NTP, so this is finally settled once and for all.
Now, if we could just get a good push email solution for Smartphones and Pocket PC's that doesn't require a corporate mail server. . .