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Blackberry launches Gold and White special edition Q10 in UAE

The Waterloo company announced the launch special edition Gold and White Blackberry Q10s for the United Arab Emirates market for a starting price of $1,000.

Can the new BlackBerries save BlackBerry?

Blackberry hope their two new phones will help Blackberry survive, but will they be able to compete with the strong competition?

BlackBerry sells 1 million Z10's but loses 3 million users

Mobile phone maker BlackBerry has reported that it has sold one million of its new Z10 smartphones (in territories outside the U.S.). It has, however, lost three million users over the past twelve months.

Someone unknown bought a million BlackBerry 10 phones

An undisclosed partner bought a million BlackBerrys from the smartphone maker formerly known as Research In Motion -- marking the largest ever single purchase in the company's history.

Review: BlackBerry 10 is an iPhone for grownups Special

Research in Motion is re-branding itself as BlackBerry, and has come up with two new smartphones, the Z10 and the Q10, running on an entirely new operating system with features designed to appeal to corporate and government buyers.

Vodafone's customers experience Blackberry outages

Not the first time this has happened, but certainly won't be the last. Vodafone is experiencing a problem similar to the one back in 2012. Luckily, RIM is here to help.

RIM badly injured but definitely not dead

Blackberry maker Research In Motion is definitely recovering from a deadly blow. As Samsung and Apple are both release phones and compete for market share, RIM has yet to make a dent in the mobile phone industry.

RIM is banking on BlackBerry 10 to save firm

San Jose - RIM CEO Thorstein Heins is banking on BlackBerry 10 to reverse the sagging fortunes of the firm. However, the new BlackBerry's release has been delayed until next year.

Review: RIM’s problems aside, its new PlayBook is a great tablet

The PlayBook 4G LTE is an advance on other tablets in certain respects, and is equal to most of the others, and it can easily hold its head up with its current competitors

BlackBerry woos the developer community Special

Research in Motion’s road show comes to Toronto aiming to reclaim the handset maker's market share and rekindle the enthusiasm the company has lost over the past two years

Finance Minister confirms RIM won't receive Canadian bailout

Fredericton - Research in Motion, the struggling Canadian-owned BlackBerry-maker, will not receive a bailout from the federal government, confirmed Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty Thursday in New Brunswick.

RIM prepares for company overhaul as stock continues to drop

The Canadian makers of Blackberry smartphones saw its stock go down to around $11 late this week. This is a dramatic drop from its 2008 price of $150 a share, but according to Research In Motion and Canada's the Globe and Mail, the company has a plan.

Nokia joins 'patent wars,' sues HTC, RIM and Viewsonic

Nokia today joined the perpetual smartphone "patent wars" by launching a sweeping patent attack against HTC, Research in Motion and Viewsonic.

Cape Town: 50 nations take part in Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

Cape Town - High-ranking naval officers from 50 countries will be converging on Cape Town, South Africa, for the third edition of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) which seeks to increase safety and stability in the Indian Ocean Rim region.

TopFinds: The return of RIM's PlayBook, Adele flips the bird

Inside the new PlayBook update that could save Research in Motion. Why has it been a troubling week for Adele? A Digital Journalist tracks the 2012 Oscars preparation. These are the top stories on

Review: BlackBerry’s PlayBook gets a slick makeover Special

New features in version 2.0 of its operating system make the PlayBook what it was supposed to have been last year: A truly impressive device. But is the market too impatient for it?

RIM co-CEOs step down, COO Heins now taking over BlackBerry maker

According to recent reports, the co-CEOs of BlackBerry creator Research in Motion, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, are stepping down from positions they've held for more than two decades. COO Thorsten Heins will now take over RIM.

Canadian PM Harper says government focused on economy, talks RIM Special

Toronto - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, alongside Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and fellow Members of Parliament, spoke to the media Friday to announce the completion of the Ronald McDonald House Toronto and to talk about the nation's domestic issues.

Op-Ed: RIM's latest development a shallow concession, not a clever ploy

Waterloo - Waterloo-based smartphone developer Research in Motion (RIM) has seen its share value increase after announcing a new server that will support both BlackBerry and competing devices.

RIM served two class action lawsuits from BlackBerry troubles

After a recent BlackBerry service outage, Research In Motion is facing two class action lawsuits from users of the devices in both the United States and Canada.

RIM reveals new operating system for BlackBerry devices

San Francisco - Research In Motion (RIM) announced BBX, their new operating system for their line of BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.

RIM denies claims it's giving up on PlayBook

John Vinh, a chip analyst at Collins Stewart’s, says that he believes that Research in Motion (RIM) has stopped making the PlayBook tablet.

Digital Journal launches iPad and PlayBook apps powered by Polar Mobile

Digital Journal, a global digital media network with contributors in more than 200 countries, has launched two free news apps for the Apple iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook.

Social networks oppose UK gov't call for ban during civil unrest

In the wake of the recent UK riots, calls have been made to regulate social networks during times of civil unrest. Representatives from Twitter, Facebook and Research in Motion meet home secretary Theresa May today to warn against this move.

RIM to launch BlackBerry music service

Research in Motion may be launching a music service. The Canadian company known for its BlackBerry smartphones is in talks with four record companies about starting a music service.

RIM to launch BlackBerry music service

Research in Motion may be launching a music service. The Canadian company known for its BlackBerry smartphones is in talks with four record companies about starting a music service.

Research In Motion unveils new BlackBerry 7 smartphones

Waterloo - Research In Motion has unveiled its new line of BlackBerry 7 smartphones. The global launch, which will hit the market later this month, is part of an attempt to rebound in the wireless market against players such as Apple and Google.

RIM slashes 11% of global workforce, COO retires

Waterloo - BlackBerry maker Research in Motion announced Monday it was cutting 2,000 jobs around the globe, or 11 percent of its workforce. It also announced that Don Morrison, Chief Operating Officer, is retiring.

Op-Ed: Sony supports B.TWEEN3D — Future of 3D Being Debated July 21st

3D has become so wide-ranging and has affected industries in so many different ways. That's why 3D leaders from across the world are gathering in London, England next week.

Balsillie, Lazaridis buy time for RIM at shareholder meeting

Waterloo - The chief executives of Canadian smartphone maker Research In Motion have bought a small amount of time for their struggling company at its most recent shareholder meeting.
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Research in Motion s Playbook.
Research in Motion's Playbook.
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BlackBerry Z10
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A BlackBerry 3G
BlackBerry’s Z10 (left) and Q10 smartphones
BlackBerry’s Z10 (left) and Q10 smartphones
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Scoreloop will assist BlackBerry manufacturer RIM in improving their social gaming platform.
Scoreloop will assist BlackBerry manufacturer RIM in improving their social gaming platform.
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RIM's new BlackBerry Torch 9800
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Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of Research in Motion, the maker of BlackBerry smartphones
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A message on Scoreloop's website promises that the services developed for the BlackBerry platform will be "unparalleled."