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BlackBerry reigns supreme in developing nations, but for how long?

After US and most of the European countries, BlackBerry is predominant in the ostensible developing countries like Indonesia and Nigeria. Because of the lower price and lesser cost most of the people can afford to buy this. The BlackBerry now accounts for roughly 50 per cent of the rapidly growing smartphone market in Nigeria, the

Despite Strong Performane on Trading Floor, RIM Still in Jeopardy

Despite gaining a sharp increase in its stock value, the future of Blackberry-maker Research in Motion remains uncertain and could be potentially disastrous in the coming months if its Blackberry 10 fails to generate interest in a smartphone market dominated by Samsung and Apple. Research in Motion posted strong figures on the trading floor after

US NTSB Dumps RIM’s Blackberry For Apple

  The U.S National Transportation Safety Board announced they are now replacing their Blackberry smartphones with Apple’s flagship mobile device iPhone 5 simply because the phone developed by Research in Motion has increasingly become unreliable. NTSB became the latest government agency to ditch RIM’s Blackberry for more advanced and sophisticated smartphones like the iPhone 5.

BlackBerry 10 Laguna specs revealed, heading straight to Verizon

A leaked screenshot that’s being circulated over the web by tech bloggers shows that Canadian smartphone-maker Research In Motion (RIM) is currently working on BlackBerry 10 Laguna. Amidst financial crises the company is experiencing, it is on the right track to salvaging what’s left of it. While many believe BlackBerry 10 (BB10) OS is its

4G LTE BlackBerry Playbook Canadian Release Set on August 9th

Research In Motion (RIM), maker of BlackBerry devices, confirmed rumors of the existence of 4G LTE BlackBerry Playbook. Recent reports suggest that the new version of RIM’s tablet will be coming to Canada before it will reach the US shores. Canadian carriers like Rogers, Bell and Telus confirmed that shipment will start on August 9th;

Lead Blackberry 10 Executive leaves RIM

The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) founder, Hampus Jakobsson has posted an astonishing announcement on his Twitter page regarding his latest decision to exit the company. Prior to his Twitter blast, Jakobsson plays a significant function at RIM as lead executive for BlackbBerry 10, specifically performing the role as Director, Strategic Alliances. The founder of TAT, however,

Poor Sales, Earnings Pushed RIM to Delay BlackBerry 10 Release

The deteriorating subscriber base in the United States (US) and poor first quarter earnings and sales eventually helped BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) decide to delay the release of its much anticipated BlackBerry 10 (BB10) mobile operating system. In a conference call with investors, RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins said that BB10 will not be

Nokia vs RIM: Who Will Be Bought Out First?

As much as phone manufacturers have great opportunities to grow these days, a few couldn’t just keep up with the competition. Two of which are Nokia and Research in Motion. Just about a couple of weeks ago, Nokia announced through a press release that it will be laying off yet another 10,000 employees and 3

Blackberry’s New CEO Says They’re Ready To Compete

RIM’s new CEO Thorsten Heins, stood on stage at Blackberry DevCon Europe on Tuesday and told the world that they are ready to compete. Albeit a little late, jumping into the competition at some point is better than never. While research firm IPD suggests that just 9% of the current smartphone market share is shared

Nokia and RIM surge after Google and Motorola announcement

Nokia and Research In Motion both surged following the announcement of Google’s intent to purchase Motorola Mobility.  Why?  It is simple, Microsoft.  The feeling around Wall Street seemed to be – they have to do something.  While Nokia seems the obvious choice to (most) people, Research In Motion was mentioned quite a few times.  Nokia