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Lenovo, RIM: You two should probably still talk

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.

January 28, 2013

Lenovo may bid to acquire RIM in smartphone boost: Report

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.

January 24, 2013

Enterprise smartphones a three-way tie - Forrester

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".

January 30, 2012 by

BlackBerry Messenger key differentiator for RIM

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.

August 4, 2011 by

BlackBerry PlayBook gets DSD security tick

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.

July 31, 2011 by

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