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VeriChat for Blackberry

VeriChat For BlackBerry is an always-on, unified instant messaging (IM) application for RIM BlackBerry devices. VeriChat keeps you...

July 13, 2006 By PDAapps

Ex-RIM co-chief tried to reinvent BlackBerry

Jim Balsillie, who recently resigned as co-chief of Research In Motion, tried to convince executives that the BlackBerry maker needed a significant shift in strategy to succeed.The former co-chief executive of RIM wanted to allow "major wireless companies in North America and Europe" to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices that was routed through RIM's network, according to a Reuters report on Friday.

April 13, 2012 by


Perform complete network and server administration from anywhere by securely connecting to your network, diagnosing the problem, and...

January 17, 2006 By Sonic Mobility

India's government: At last, we've cracked Blackberry's encryption

Following India's threat to shut down the Blackberry network in the country unless Research in Motion allows the government to snoop on Blackberry users made earlier this year, the country seems to have found a more pragmatic solution, and in a surprising move has publicly announced that they have finally managed to crack Blackberry's encryption :"The government has decrypted the data on Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry networks.

September 24, 2008 by

RIM CEO: The Geeks Did It!

Reuters is reporting that the CEO of RIM is attributing the outage that hit North American email network to problem in a service upgrade:"At the core virtually all these things tend to happen on service upgrades," Balsillie said in an interview with Reuters at the Mobile World Congress, but he added that the company was still working on getting to the root of the problem.RIM is still investigating the problem.

February 11, 2008 by

Exclusive: BlackBerry outage indicated by IP address connect refusals

A representative of BlackBerry traffic analysis solutions provider Zenprise softwarei just got back to me with the scoop of some diagnostics that are pointing to at least one problem likely at the root of  today's bad BlackBerry North American services outage:Basically there are two paths (IP addresses) in North America to connect to the RIM network.

February 11, 2008 by

RIM: Unite, enterprise, prosumer market all promising

Research in Motion reported stellar second quarter earnings and highlighted a few areas: Software called Unite that can coordinate schedules for up to five people; enterprise gains amid Wi-Fi and wireless network roaming and prosumer hits such as the Pearl update. RIM reported an in line second quarter, but provided a strong outlook for its fiscal third quarter.

October 4, 2007 by

Best Woman in Tech

Congratulations to Shirin Dehghan, CEO of mobile network-optimisers Avieso, for winning the overall prize at BlackBerry's second Women & Technology awards.According to RIM, the judges were particularly impressed at Dehghan's commitment to facilitating remote working among her employees - always a good thing.

November 3, 2006 by

RIM vs. Good: Whose network is more reliable?

I've been fortunate enough to be in the middle (not physically, virtually) of Research in Motion (RIM) co-CEO Mike Lazaridis and Good Technology CEO Danny Shader as accusations have flown (and corresponding defenses have been mounted) between the two about what each has to offer.

January 25, 2005 by

Vodafone BlackBerry 7100v

Vodafone's BlackBerry 7100v is a fair mobile email device so long as you don't need to handle graphics, large spreadsheets or complex documents. But as a handheld/phone combo it's eclipsed by more capable Palm OS- and Windows Mobile-based offerings.

November 29, 2004 by

Picking BlackBerry in Italy

Research In Motion and Telecom Italia Mobile announced on Monday that RIM's BlackBerry service and device is now available in Italy. The BlackBerry devices run on TIM's next-generation GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) wireless network. RIM's BlackBerry service and devices offer always-on access to e-mail. RIM has been working to get its BlackBerry service and device into new markets. In late April, the Waterloo, Ontartio-based RIM announced that its BlackBerry service and device were available in Hong Kong through a partnership with Hutchison Telecom. Hutchison's next target for a BlackBerry launch is mainland China. --Richard Shim, Special to ZDNet News

May 13, 2002 by

Nextel, Motorola to cultivate BlackBerry

Research In Motion said Thursday that it will work with Motorola to develop a version of the BlackBerry handheld that works on Nextel Communications' network. The device, which will look like a handheld computer but be able to make voice calls as well as handle wireless data, should be available in the fourth quarter. RIM said the deal was a multiyear agreement to provide units to Nextel. Also, Motorola and RIM have signed a licensing agreement allowing each company to incorporate technology from the other in certain of its products. RIM has a separate deal with VoiceStream to bring the BlackBerry to its network. The company has been talking since last year about enabling its devices to make phone calls. --Ian Fried, Special to ZDNet News

January 24, 2002

RIM's BlackBerry devices get a busy signal

Subscribers to Research In Motion's wireless paging network who have been experiencing service interruptions since late last week should see the problem cleared up by the end of the day, according to the company. The problem that caused the systemwide interruption has been fixed, but subscribers may still be experiencing trouble, a RIM (rimm) technical support representative said Wednesday.

January 9, 2001 by

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