RIM Apologizes to BlackBerry Customers and 2 Heavily Traded Shares Making Market Waves

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) will broadcast the 27th annual Farm Aid concert this year from Hershey Park Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania as it continues its tradition of broadcasting the historic show live. The broadcast will air live on Willie Nelson’s exclusive Sirius XM channel,Willie’s Roadhouse, on Saturday September 22nd. This special live broadcast will feature Sirius XM Radio host Dallas Wayne, who will conduct backstage interviews, along with offering behind-the-scene coverage.

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General Electric Company’s (NYSE:GE) new GEnx engine may face enhanced inspections, according to recommendations by the National Transportation Safety Board, which have prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to announce relatively stringent requirements for inspections to be conducted every 90 days, according to The Wall Street Journal. The article adds that the engines have been installed on all Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 787s, along with the newest 747 models.

Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM) Chief Executive Thorsten Heins has made the following statement on the company’s website, “I want to apologize to those BlackBerry customers in Europe and Africa who experienced an impact in their quality of service earlier this morning. The BlackBerry service is now fully restored and I can report that no data or messages were lost. Up to 6 percent of our user base may have been impacted. Preliminary analysis suggests that those customers may have experienced a maximum delay of 3 hours in the delivery and reception of their messages. We are conducting a full technical analysis of this quality of service issue and will report as soon as it concludes. I again want to apologize to those customers who were impacted today.”

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