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BlackBerry CEO Calls iOS Outdated
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 18, 2013
Thorsten Heins says the new BlackBerry phones are better than iPhones because they can multi-task.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, BlackBerry 10, IOS, Apple, RIM
Apple, HP, Dell, Others Sued Over Security Patents
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
Maz Encryption Technologies has filed patent infringement lawsuits against seven technology firms.
Tags: Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Apple, patent lawsuit, RIM, Toshiba, Lenovo
RIM Renames Itself BlackBerry
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 30, 2013
The smartphone maker announced the change as it unveiled new phones and its BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Tags: mobile, BlackBerry 10, RIM, smartphone
Lenovo Is Considering Buying RIM
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 25, 2013
Any proposed deal would need approval from the Canadian government.
Tags: smartphone, Lenovo, BlackBerry 10, merger and acquistion activity, RIM
Apple's iPhone Beats Android in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 22, 2013
However, Android smartphones dominated in most markets, except the U.S. and Japan.
Tags: Japan, Apple, U.S., RIM, smartphone, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone
RIM CEO Says Company May License BB10 to Other Manufacturers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 21, 2013
The company's new operating system is generating buzz ahead of its upcoming launch.
Tags: operating system, BlackBerry 10, smartphone, RIM
RIM to Launch Six Phones This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 10, 2013
The lineup of BlackBerry 10 devices will include budget-friendly models.
Tags: operating system, mobile, BlackBerry 10, RIM, carriers, smartphones
Half of All U.S. Smartphone Sales Are iPhones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 26, 2012
A new report says Apple has achieved its highest ever smartphone market share in the U.S.
Tags: Android, iPhone, smartphone, Apple, Samsung, RIM, Windows Phone
Nokia, RIM Settle Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 21, 2012
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tags: settlement, licensing, RIM, patent lawsuit, Nokia, smartphone
Samsung Overtakes Nokia as Top Cell Phone Maker
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The Korean firm also leads in the smartphone segment, beating out Apple.
Tags: IHS iSuppli, cell phone, smartphone, RIM, HTC, Nokia, Apple, Samsung
RIM Launches BlackBerry 10 Technical Preview
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 18, 2012
Sink or swim? Once the poster child for enterprise mobility, the struggling handset maker is now courting big businesses with a BlackBerry 10 beta test program.
Tags: mobile, RIM, BlackBerry OS
After Arbitration Win, Nokia Seeks to Ban BlackBerry Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 28, 2012
The proposed sales ban would impact the U.S., the U.K. and Canada
Tags: lawsuit, Nokia, Wi-Fi, ban, RIM, BlackBerry OS, patent infringement
NTSB to Switch from BlackBerry to the iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 21, 2012
The agency cites unreliability as the reason for the change.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, RIM, government, Apple, BlackBerry 10
Greenpeace Releases Annual Guide to Greener Electronics
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 19, 2012
Indian firm Wipro tops the list of green technology companies.
Tags: HP, Greenpeace, RIM, Apple, wipro, green technology, Dell, Acer
BlackBerry 10 Launches January 30, Developers Get Cash Offer
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 12, 2012
Do or die? RIM schedules a launch event for its BlackBerry 10 mobile OS. The company offers developers a big cash incentive for app development. 
Tags: BlackBerry 10, developers, mobile, RIM
Carriers Begin Testing RIM's BlackBerry 10 Phones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 01, 2012
Don't count RIM out just yet.
Tags: testing, BlackBerry 10, RIM, smartphones
IDC: Smartphone Shipments Rise 45%
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 26, 2012
RIM stumbles as Samsung helps propel the blistering smartphone market to still greater heights.
Tags: iPhone, RIM, Samsung, Apple, smartphone
Analyst: BlackBerry 10 Won't Launch Until March
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 10, 2012
RIM has previously said that its new smartphones would debut in the first quarter.
Tags: RIM, BlackBerry 10, launch, smartphone
RIM Posts a Loss, But Beats Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 28, 2012
Could the struggling smartphone maker still make a comeback?
Tags: smartphone, earnings, BlackBerry 10, report, RIM
RIM Gives BlackBerry Fans a Reason to Hope
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 26, 2012
An impressive presentation at a developer conference leads to a jump in the company's stock price.
Tags: smartphone, BlackBerry 10, RIM
RIM Hit by BlackBerry Outage
By Staff | Article Published September 21, 2012
Customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa report outages.
Tags: RIM, smartphone, outage, Blackberry, EMEA
Yahoo CEO: Have a Smartphone on Us, But No BlackBerrys
By Staff | Article Published September 17, 2012
Good news for Yahoo workers; bad news for RIM workers.
Tags: smartphone, Marissa Mayer, RIM, Yahoo
RIM's BlackBerrys Losing Shelf Space, Mindshare Among Carriers
By Staff | Article Published September 11, 2012
An analyst says "a meaningful number" of retail outlets aren't selling any BlackBerrys.
Tags: analyst report, RIM, smartphone, BlackBerry 10, mobile
Windows Phone Expected to Pass BlackBerry in November
By Staff | Article Published August 20, 2012
If the forecast becomes reality, Microsoft will still have only 2 percent of the smartphone market.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, RIM, market share, Microsoft, smartphone, Windows Phone, Nokia, OS
Sources: IBM Interested in Purchasing RIM's Enterprise Services
By Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
Another day, another rumor of a tech company that wants to buy part of RIM.
Tags: RIM, merger and acquistion activity, enterprise services, IBM, BlackBerry 10, servers, networking
U.S. Judge Gives RIM Its $147 Million Back in Patent Spat
By Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
An appeals court reversed an earlier verdict in favor of Mformation Technologies.
Tags: RIM, wireless, patent lawsuit, Blackberry
Android Races Past Apple in Smartphone Market Share
By Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
Google's mobile operating system has four times as much market share as iOS.
Tags: Apple, IOS, market share, Symbian, RIM, BlackBerry 10, Samsung, Nokia, smartphone, Android, Google
Samsung Says Not Considering Buying RIM or BlackBerry License
By Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
The South Korean firm wants to quash rumors of a deal with RIM.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, Samsung, RIM, operating system, smartphone, merger and acquistion activity, mobile
Analyst: RIM and Samsung in Licensing Talks
By Staff | Article Published August 08, 2012
A Jeffries analyst suggests Samsung could try to license BlackBerry 10 or to buy RIM.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, licensing, RIM, merger and acquistion activity, Samsung
RIM Unveils 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook
By Staff | Article Published August 02, 2012
The tablet will go on sale in Canada next week.
Tags: RIM, tablet, PlayBook, Canada
Samsung Ships 52.1 Million Smartphones in Q2, Doubles iPhone
By Staff | Article Published July 26, 2012
Juniper Research says Apple shipped only 26 million smartphones in the second quarter.
Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia, smartphone, iPhone, RIM
ITC Affirms Ruling Against Kodak in Patent Case with RIM, Apple
By Staff | Article Published July 23, 2012
The group said Kodak's patent was invalid.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Kodak, ITC, RIM
RIM Must Pay $147 Million Over Mformation Patent
By Staff | Article Published July 16, 2012
The decision covers technology included in BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
Tags: lawsuit, enterprise server, Blackberry, patent, RIM
2 out of 3 U.S. Mobile Phone Buyers Purchase Smartphones
By Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
Android continues to lead among platforms; Apple continues to lead among manufacturers.
Tags: RIM, Samsung, smartphone, Android, operating system, Motorola, HTC, mobile phone, IOS, Apple
RIM delays BlackBerry 10, announces job cuts
By Staff | Article Published June 29, 2012
The ailing smartphone maker reported a $518 million loss on Thursday.
Tags: mobile operating system, earnings, smartphone, RIM, BlackBerry 10, jobs
BlackBerry 10 Delayed, RIM Shedding 5,000 Jobs
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 29, 2012
Research in Motion delays BlackBerry 10 after a disappointing quarter.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, mobile, RIM
RIM Downgraded Amid BlackBerry Breakup Reports
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 26, 2012
Breakup rumors, stock downgrade stokes fears that RIM is circling the drain.
Tags: iPad, mobile, RIM, BlackBerry 10
RIM Considers Split, Handset Unit Sell-Off
By Staff | Article Published June 25, 2012
Is the BlackBerry maker about to meet the same fate as Palm?
Tags: merger and acquistion activity, Blackberry, smartphone, RIM
RIM to Lay Off up to 2,000
By Staff | Article Published May 29, 2012
Several high-profile employees have left the company in advance of its restructuring plans.
Tags: RIM, layoffs, smartphone, mobile
Nokia Cites 45 Patents in Lawsuits Against HTC, RIM, Viewsonic
By Staff | Article Published May 02, 2012
The mobile patent wars continue.
Tags: ViewSonic, HTC, RIM, patent lawsuit, Nokia
Samsung Grabs Biggest Smartphone Share in Q1, Says IDC
By Staff | Article Published May 01, 2012
Apple fell to second place.
Tags: RIM, HTC, Apple, smartphone, Nokia, Samsung
RIM Launches BlackBerry 10
By Staff | Article Published May 01, 2012
The company says it is "taking our time to make sure we get this right."
Tags: RIM, BlackBerry 10, mobile operating system
BlackBerry Maker Hires Law Firm for Restructuring
By Staff | Article Published April 23, 2012
RIM may sell off assets, seek joint ventures or license some of its patents.
Tags: Blackberry, RIM
RIM Says Sales to U.S. Government Are Rising
By Staff | Article Published April 09, 2012
Even though no one else seems to by buying a BlackBerry, the government is.
Tags: RIM, Blackberry, government
RIM's Server Now Manages iPhone, Android Devices, Too
By Staff | Article Published April 03, 2012
The BlackBerry maker has updated its Mobile Fusion software.
Tags: Blackberry, Android, IOS, RIM, server software
BlackBerry Maker in Turmoil
By Staff | Article Published March 30, 2012
After another disappointing quarterly report, RIM's executives search for a way to save the struggling company.
Tags: Blackberry, earnings, RIM
The iPhone Overtakes RIM in Canada
By Staff | Article Published March 23, 2012
The BlackBerry maker is now losing on its home turf.
Tags: smartphone, iPhone, Blackberry, Canada, RIM, Apple
Samsung and RIM Sued for Infringing Emoticon Patent :-(
By Staff | Article Published March 20, 2012
Plaintiff Varia Holdings claims to own a patent on choosing an emoticon from a menu of options.
Tags: Samsung, patent lawsuit, RIM, emoticons
RIM co-CEOs Resign, New CEO to Stay the Course
By Staff | Article Published January 23, 2012
The company's former COO, Thorsten Heins, will take over as president and CEO; director Barbara Stymiest takes over as chairman.
Tags: CEO, RIM
RIM Leaning Toward New Chairman: Sources
By Staff | Article Published January 03, 2012
Barbara Stymiest could soon take over as board chairman for Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie.
Tags: RIM
RIM Now Faces Legal Challenge on "BBM" Trademark
By Staff | Article Published December 29, 2011
BBM Canada is suing the BlackBerry maker, but may be open to a settlement.
Tags: trademark, RIM
Amazon, Microsoft, Nokia Mulled RIM Bids
By Staff | Article Published December 21, 2011
The troubled mobile device maker looks like a takeover target.
Tags: RIM, mergers and acquisitions
RIM Delays New Phone Launch, Takes a Hit on Tablets
By Staff | Article Published December 16, 2011
More and more bad news for the beleaguered mobile device manufacturer.
Tags: earnings, RIM
BlackBerry Maker Cuts Estimates Again
By Staff | Article Published December 02, 2011
Discounts to the price for the PlayBook tablet lead RIM to re-state its earnings expectations.
Tags: RIM
RIM Runs into Trademark Dispute over BBX Name
By Staff | Article Published October 21, 2011
A New Mexico software company says it is taking legal action to protect its trademark of the name BBx.
Tags: BBX, RIM
RIM Facing Mass Defection Over BlackBerry Blunders
By Staff | Article Published October 20, 2011
A study says 30 percent of enterprise customers plan to leave RIM's platform next year.
Tags: RIM
BlackBerry Services Come Slowly Sputtering Back
By Staff | Article Published October 13, 2011
RIM says service has been restored in some parts of the world, but the outage is not fully resolved.
Tags: outage, RIM
BlackBerry Maker RIM Buys Cloud Tool Provider NewBay
By Staff | Article Published October 10, 2011
Analysts say RIM likely paid around $100 million for the "white label" provider.
Tags: RIM
Analyst Predicts Research In Motion Will Be Dead by 2013
By Staff | Article Published August 05, 2011
A financial manager says the once-dominant smartphone company is unlikely to bounce back.
Tags: RIM
RIM to Lay Off 2,000 Employees
By Staff | Article Published July 25, 2011
The BlackBerry maker will reduce its workforce by 10 percent as its COO retires.
Tags: RIM
What the RIM Playbook Can Teach the iPad
By David Strom | Article Published May 19, 2011
Though lesser in sales, the Blackberry Playbook tops the Apple iPad in some key areas.
Tags: RIM, Netflix, Apple iPad, iPad apps, RIM Playbook
RIM in the Enterprise: Mobile Market Tightening
By Larry Barrett | Article Published November 12, 2010
Longtime top dog in enterprise smartphone market, Research In Motion faces a tougher market in the next several years.
Tags: Blackberry, enterprise mobile apps, RIM, iphone apps, iPad app
iPhone Tops in Mobile Usage
By David Needle | Article Published December 22, 2009
But other brands with more models enjoy a larger share of the market than Apple, according to a new study by Nielsen.
Tags: Nielsen, RIM, Apple, iPhone, Blackberry
RIM Promotes Blackberry in China
By - Reuters | Article Published December 07, 2009
RIM is accelerating its efforts to expand into mainland China.
Tags: network, Blackberry, carriers, RIM
Nokia Scaling Back Smartphone Offering
By - Reuters | Article Published December 04, 2009
The leading cell phone maker will drastically cut back on the number of different smartphone models unveils as it faces challenges from RIM and Apple.
Tags: Nokia, partners, operating system, RIM, smartphones
Smartphone Battle: Samsung vs. Nokia
By - Reuters | Article Published November 10, 2009
Cell phone titans Samsung and Nokia are maneuvering to win the battle with smartphone rivals like iPhone and Blackberry.
Tags: operating system, iPhone, RIM, Blackberry, Linux
RIM vs. Apple: Can RIM Stay Strong?
By Michelle Megna | Article Published October 26, 2009
While some see RIM's lion's share of the cell phone market slipping, others note that the company remains strong.
Tags: Storm2, RIM, Verizon, Apple, network
Apple Looks Rosy, But iPhone Questions Linger
By - Reuters | Article Published October 19, 2009
Even with optimistic earnings expectations, Apple must generate some robust iPhone sales figures.
Tags: Google, iPhone, Copyright, Blackberry, RIM
RIM to Release New Blackberry Storm
By - Reuters | Article Published October 15, 2009
The move is an effort by RIM to challenge the the iPhone as Apple offers the device to a larger number of wireless carriers.
Tags: wireless, RIM, iPhone, retail, carriers
Palm Takes It on the Chin, Still Fighting
By Michelle Megna | Article Published June 27, 2009
Forget the non-impressive current results, the company might benefit from some good developments, like an app store strategy, favorable Pre demographics and the webOS ecosystem.
Tags: Palm Pre, Palm, RIM, Blackberry, iPhone
Google Phone Hits Shelves in August
By - Reuters | Article Published June 23, 2009
The Google mobile unit will compete against the Pre and the iPhone.
Tags: Google, iPhone, Blackberry, wireless, RIM
Analysts Still Bullish on RIM
By Michelle Megna | Article Published June 20, 2009
Research In Motion didn't wow investors with its Q1 earnings, but industry observers are far from discouraged.
Tags: consumer, carriers, RIM, iPhone, Blackberry
Get Your iPhone 3G S (If You Pre-ordered)
By David Needle | Article Published June 19, 2009
Apple announced it has sold out of the initial iPhone shipments based on pre-order sales.
Tags: Blackberry, RIM, e-Mail, iPhone, CA
iPhone Outsold by the Blackberry
By - Reuters | Article Published May 05, 2009
The mighty iPhone lost its status as the top-selling cell to Blackberry, according NPD.
Tags: wireless, iPhone, BlackBerry Curve, RIM
Why is the iPhone Still Tethered to AT&T?
By Michelle Megna | Article Published April 16, 2009
The limiting factor is the type of carrier network that Apple wants. And there may be few alternatives, despite consumer desire.
Tags: AT&T, RIM, wireless, iPhone, Verizon