Sit down, have a glass of wine over dinner, and discuss the endless possibilities of a smartphone coalition--or a hardware unit takeover, should RIM finally bite the dust.
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PC making giant Lenovo may be mulling a bid to acquire the BlackBerry maker. But the Canadian government would likely have to approve any sale of the company--especially if it's being sold to the Chinese, considering recent US worries.
RIM is planning to show off BlackBerry 10 devices to telecom execs and developers as it tries to stoke demand for a new smartphone lineup that will make or break the company.
RIM needs to make sure it has the fundamentals in place if it wants to be a player in the smartphone market. That means it needs to learn the same lesson that Microsoft did a few years back.
HTC joins Nokia and RIM in the struggling smartphone maker club.
While Apple and Google enjoy success at the top, RIM and Microsoft are left trying to define their place in the smartphone world. IMHO, Microsoft has the advantage.
The sad reality in smartphone land for RIM and Microsoft today boils down to this: It's an Android and iOS world. You just live in it.
RIM appears to be getting squeezed at the low- and high-ends of the smartphone market.
There has been a lot of armchair quarterbacking taking place for RIM and if they can get a device like the one rumored at CrackBerry.com then they may still be in the running for the 3rd smartphone platform.
The top three smartphone operating systems were in a three-way tie, according to global research from US-based Forrester. In its survey, Android led the market with 27 percent, followed by RIM BlackBerry at 26 percent and Apple's iOS at 24 percent, "as of the fall of 2011".
RIM needs to make changes and figure out a strategy to stay competitive in the smartphone market and a major first step was taken last night with the announcement that the co-CEOs are stepping down.
Nielsen's latest smartphone 'state of the union' is in. While Android and Apple beat the trousers off RIM, Nokia and Microsoft continue to struggle.
An AT&T executive talked up Apple's iPhone 4S and AT&T's launch, but also spent a lot of time giving Microsoft Windows Phone and Windows 8 props.
Smartphone maker has committed to making tool integral for BlackBerry users, says analyst who notes such efforts and desire for exclusivity are reasons why RIM has no plans to make Messenger available on other platforms.
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced that the Australian Government's Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has approved the BlackBerry PlayBook for use in government agencies — as long as the tablet is connected to an approved BlackBerry smartphone using the BlackBerry Bridge application.
Comscore has published results from its latest quarterly report on mobile market shares. Most of the big names have suffered losses, and none more so than RIM.
The BlackBerry PlayBook is a fun device with a slick user interface and powerful operating system. It is made better with a BB smartphone so I now want RIM to release their new 6.1 models.
The company's fourth-quarter results were in line with expectations, although its average smartphone price is falling and it has had to increase spending on the PlayBook launch
It's time to take a closer look at the upcoming BlackBerry Dakota, with what appears to be the first ever photo of the new RIM smartphone.
People are getting hands-on time with the BB PlayBook tablet device at CES and discovering that you need a BB smartphone paired up with it to access all of the functionality. Can a limited tablet like this succeed?
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