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Research In Motion has turned down takeover overtures from and other potential buyers because the BlackBerry maker prefers to fix its problems on its own, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

The high-end department store starts accepting Visa and Mastercard in hopes of attracting a younger, broader customer base. Pedestrians walk past a Neiman Marcus store on the Magnificent Mile March 5, 2009 in Chicago, Ill. (Scott Olson/) Jeremy Hobson: There's a big change happening today at Neiman Marcus. The exclusive department store -- which for years has only accepted American Express, Neiman's own credit card, or cash -- is going mainstream. Marketplace's Jennifer Collins reports. Jennifer Collins: Today, Neiman Marcus department stores start taking Visa and Mastercard. Vincent Quan teaches business at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Vincent

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