- Samsung withdrew its bid to buy flash memory and device manufacturer SanDisk, citing "uncertainties" in financial markets.

- Award-winning composer Steve Jablonsky ("Transformers") will score the theme music for the upcoming Sims 3 videogame.

- Following the lead of the iPhone app store and the new Android platform from Google, Research in Motion announced an application store for Blackberry devices, allowing users to download new services for their phone.

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