By Brendan Sasso - 10/13/11 12:11 PM EDT
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion says "email systems are operating" and "browsing services are online" for customers in the U.S.
The outage couldn't have come at a worse time for Research In Motion as Apple prepares to launch its iPhone 4S.
Congress approves free trade deals with Colombia, South Korea and Panama, a priority for many tech companies.
AOL and Yahoo are considering merging.