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BlackBerry Gets Biggest Order Ever

March 14, 2013 9:20 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion Ltd., says it has received an order for one million of its new smartphones, marking the largest ever single purchase in the company's history. The Canadian company is relying on the redesigned BlackBerry to fuel a comeback...

Prepaid Carrier Solavei First in U.S. to Offer BB Z10

February 11, 2013 11:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The BlackBerry touchscreen Z10 is available in the United Staes through Solavei, a prepaid carrier, but it will cost the carrier's customers to get their hands on the device. Solavei today announced immediate availability of the Blackberry Z10 through its retail partner GSM Nation...

New BlackBerry Devices Catching On After European Launch

February 5, 2013 10:49 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

BlackBerry, formerly Research In Motion, says that its new devices have been well-received in Europe. According to a report from TechCrunch, BlackBerry's UK marketing director, Stephen Bates, speaking at the company's European developer conference in Amsterdam...

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Opinion: New Hardware Is Only Half RIM's Battle

January 29, 2013 5:35 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

If RIM's BlackBerry 10 devices fails to bring its maker back to life, it won't be the device's fault. Rather it will be how far RIM has fallen and the extent to which that decline has left a hole in its ecosystem much bigger than hardware. In case you've forgotten the height...

RIM: More Good News Send Shares Soaring

January 22, 2013 10:45 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Shares of RIM are once again soaring, up over 10 percent in morning trading, on news of strong developer support for BlackBerry 10, as well as report from Boy Genius Report that says the company will sell its new devices for a subsidized price of less than $199...

Compare: BB Z10 to iPhone 5

January 21, 2013 2:11 pm | Videos | Comments

A quick look at leaked video of how RIM's new BlackBerry Z10 stacks up to the iPhone 5. Granted, we won't know for sure whether this is a real unit until RIM unveils its new products at the end of the month but this does look legit.  

RIM Launches BlackBerry World Ahead of BB 10 Unveiling

January 21, 2013 10:08 am | News | Comments

In what appears to be more preparation for the Jan. 31 unveiling of BlackBerry 10, RIM today took the wraps off a redesign app store called BlackBerry World, previously known as BlackBerry App World. The changes are being rolled out in stages...

RIM, InterDigital Extend Patent Agreements

January 2, 2013 11:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

InterDigital and RIM have reached an agreement to extend thet temr of their patent licensing agreement. In addition, the companies said in a statement that they have agreed to amend the patent license to add coverage for 4G products, including LTE and LTE-Advanced products...

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RIM Turns to Complex Market in Southeast Asia to Grow Subscribers

January 2, 2013 10:40 am | by David Friend, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

While BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion claws for a diminishing market share in North America, the smartphone maker maintains a reputation in Southeast Asia that in some places harkens back to its glory days. It's sometimes hard to remember that RIM was once the darling of the tech industry...

RIM Loses BlackBerry Subscribers for First Time

December 21, 2012 9:29 am | by Rob Gillies, Associated Press | News | Comments

Research In Motion's stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees. RIM also announced that it lost subscribers for the first time in the latest quarter, as the global number of BlackBerry users dipped to 79 million.

RIM Launches BB 10 Beta for Enterprise, Government

December 17, 2012 10:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the BlackBerry 10 Technical Preview program, an initiative designed to allow certain enterprise and government customers the opportunity to begin beta testing with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10...

BlackBerry 10 Lands Security Certification

November 8, 2012 6:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

While still months from launch, Research In Motion’s forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system has met key government security standards.

Review: Tablet Apps Fill in Gap, Won't Replace PCs

October 11, 2012 6:10 am | by Bree Fowler, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Can tablets really substitute for a laptop when it comes to doing actual work?

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Amid Android, iOS Pressure, RIM Makes Its Pitch

October 11, 2012 6:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

During a Wednesday keynote address, Research In Motion CIO Robin Bienfait spelled out why BlackBerry still deserves a place in the enterprise after falling behind iOS and Android.

RIM Posts $235M Loss, BlackBerry Shipments Down

September 28, 2012 5:44 am | by Rob Gillies, Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion posted another large quarterly loss on Thursday, but the hemorrhaging was not as bad expected.

RIM Stock Jumps on Subscriber Numbers, BB 10 Update

September 26, 2012 7:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Shares of Research In Motion were up almost 5 percent immediately following the kickoff of yesterday’s BlackBerry Jam developer conference, where RIM CEO Thorsten Heins said BlackBerry subscribers hit 80 million in its latest quarter.

RIM Begins Showing New BlackBerry's to Carriers

August 24, 2012 7:30 am | by Rob Gillies, Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian phone maker Research In Motion has begun showing its new BlackBerry smartphones to wireless carriers around the world, but the struggling company says it is still months away from starting to sell them.

RIM Said to Plan NewBay Sale

August 13, 2012 7:38 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) is reportedly planning to sell off a cloud services company it acquired less than a year ago as it continues to downsize its foundering business.

RIM Opens Faltering Playbook to LTE

August 2, 2012 7:31 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) remains true to its commitment to the BlackBerry Playbook with today's launch of a new LTE-capable version of the QNX-based tablet.

RIM Seeks Patience until BlackBerry 10 Ready

July 11, 2012 7:15 am | by Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press | News | Comments

The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. asked disgruntled investors for patience Tuesday as the company develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.

BlackBerry Marketing Head Undeterred by Share Loss

July 10, 2012 7:31 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The new marketing chief for BlackBerry smartphones isn't dejected by perceptions that his products look ancient next to iPhones and Android devices.

RIM Boasts 3B App Downloads

July 9, 2012 7:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion boasted in a Friday post on its official blog that customers tallied three billion downloads from BlackBerry App World.

RIM Brings Microsoft Office 365 into BB Cloud

February 1, 2012 6:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) announced general availability of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365.

RIM CEO Heins Clarifies Stance on Change

January 27, 2012 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Many were taken aback when recently appointed Research In Motion (RIM) CEO Thorsten Heins said he didn't think any "significant change" was needed for the BlackBerry maker...

RIM Indonesia Boss Suspect in BlackBerry Chaos

December 5, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Police say a senior executive of Canada's Research In Motion is a suspect in last month's stampede at a BlackBerry promotion in Indonesia.

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