Yet another U.S. government department is planning to ditch RIM in favor of alternatives, such as the iPhone, dubbing the BlackBerry platform "unacceptable."
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RIM has lost yet another exclusive major government client: this time around it's the U.S. Department of Defense that is looking to pitch iPhones to its employee base, dropping the previously favored BlackBerry.
RIM plans to woo CIOs to keep its enterprise base as it battles Apple encroachment and pitches its mobile device management tools.
The as-yet-unexplained outage seems to be affecting some of Vodafone customers in the UK and other parts of EMEA, although the blame appears to be on RIM's side rather than the operator's.
What does beleaguered device maker RIM need to do to halt BlackBerry's slide? The key lies in whether it gets developer relations right and fends off fragmentation with the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS.
Gartner group vice president of Asia Pacific Warren Anderson is not only active in the IT industry in Australia, but also competes internationally in triathlons, so he needs to travel, and often. Here are his travel tips.
The analyst house has highlighted a two-percent year-on-year drop in quarterly sales of handsets, although it says smartphone sales are continuing to shoot up
While one RIM executive believes BlackBerry still holds the niche government market, competing Android and iPhone devices seeking security certification could really rock the boat.
The Commonwealth Bank has revealed that it's unlikely to pour significant developer resources into making applications for BlackBerry users, with a senior bank executive saying that the mobile space will soon only be a race between Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Windows Phone.
Gartner figures today show that while the iPhone blew all other smartphones out the water in sales, Apple should expect a slowdown in Q1.
If your phone contract is about to expire, there's a very good chance that the next phone you get will be an all-singing, all-dancing smartphone. But which operating system should you go for?
No support planned as yet for Windows Phone, but it could be added if there is demand.
Google's mobile OS to make significant gains in enterprise smartphone market, say analysts...
Research In Motion has unveiled the compensation it will offer customers affected by last week's massive outage, including free downloads of apps such as Siri rival Vlingo
Our satirical take on the week...
Information Appliance Associates on Tuesday released BerryMover, an app can bring Blackberry data files over to the iPhone.
Apple may be plotting a low-cost iPhone---most likely the 3GS---in a move to tackle emerging markets, prepaid plans and midmarket customers. This working class iPhone would disrupt Android, RIM and Nokia.
Over the last year, Google's mobile OS has seen its share of the smartphone market almost quadruple, taking it to twice the share of Apple's iOS, according to figures from analyst firm Gartner
Research In Motion's new Bold 9900 and Bold 9930 smartphones are the first BlackBerry devices to support the contactless communications tech used in travelcards
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced plans at BlackBerry World 2011 for a multiplatform upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) that will allow it to also support and manage iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets.
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