BlackBerry Curve 9315 Smartphone Introduced By T-Mobile and RIM

T-Mobile’s most affordable BlackBerry smartphone provides productivity tools and features to keep customers connected BELLEVUE, Wash. and WATERLOO, ON –  T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the most affordable BlackBerry® smartphone on T-Mobile’s nationwide network – the BlackBerry® Curve™ 9315. Powered by the BlackBerry® 7.1 operating system […]

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InterDigital and Research In Motion Extend Patent License and Include 4G

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) today announced that its patent holding subsidiaries have entered into an agreement which extends the term of their worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing patent license agreement with Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”). In addition to extending the patent license agreement for a multi-year period consistent with InterDigital’s licensing program, the parties […]

RIM Sells NewBay For $55.5 Million To Synchronoss Technologies

It wasn’t that long ago that we reported on the acquisition of NewBay by RIM. Back in October of last year we all speculated that RIM had made the acquisition to help with their cloud storage plans, however today RIM has announced that they have sold NewBay to Synchronoss Technologies for half of the $100 […]

Nokia and RIM enter into new patent license agreement

Espoo, Finland – Nokia has entered into a new patent license agreement with Research In Motion. The agreement will result in settlement of all existing patent litigation between the companies and withdrawal of pending actions in the US, UK and Canada related to a recent arbitration tribunal decision. The financial structure of the agreement includes […]

Back in Black: the Porsche Design BlackBerry P‘9981 all in black

A new version of the luxury smartphone by Porsche Design Stuttgart. The luxury brand Porsche Design (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesel-lschaft mbH & Co. KG) is unveiling the new-look P‘9981 smartphone. The new version features a striking, completely black, design, further emphasising the iconic essence of the brand. The Porsche Design P‘9981 smartphone from BlackBerry® is […]

RIM Reports on Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings for 2013

RIM has released their earnings report for Q3 2013 today.  The earnings report doesn’t really include any surprises, as we all knew what to expect at this time. RIM has been concentrating on the launch of BlackBerry 10, and therefore we weren’t expecting to see any huge numbers from them on current in market devices. […]

Deutsche Telecom CEO Rene Obermann Announces He Will Step Down Next Year

While this may not seem as exciting or relevant news to many of you, but the announcement that Deutsche Telecom CEO Rene Obermann will be stepping down could affect some of us.  Mainly we will have to keep an eye on what becomes of T-Mobile USA, and their current merger negotiations with MetroPCS.

7digital Reveals the Top Selling U.S. Tracks and Albums of 2012

Top track of 2012 was Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’, while the most purchased album was Adele’s ‘21’ Mobile continues to expand, with a 277% increase in mobile users and over 4 million Android app installs. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–7digital, the leading open digital music platform, today announced that 21 by Adele was the top […]

WIND Mobile to Offer Carrier Billing for BlackBerry World

Wmode’s payment and billing services provides single access point for 3rd parties CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – Wmode has commercially launched Affiliate Commerce Exchange (ACE) with WIND Mobile. ACE will be integrated with WIND’s billing systems to provide 3rd party app stores and content or service providers with a powerful solution, allowing WIND […]

FCC RELEASES NEW “SMARTPHONE SECURITY CHECKER” TO HELP CONSUMERS PROTECT – MOBILE DEVICES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission today announced the availability of the online Smartphone Security Checker, just in time for the holiday season. BlackBerry is one of the contributors to the development of the online tool, which provides consumers with steps they can take to help protect their mobile devices from security threats.

CESG Approves BlackBerry 7.1 OS for Government Use

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® 7.1 operating system has been approved for UK government use by CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality of […]

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 and Lifestyle Store Launches in Vietnam

Stuttgart/Ho Chi Minh City. Porsche Design and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the elite new Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry® in Vietnam. Instantly identifiable as a Porsche Design product, the exclusive material choices for this unique smartphone include a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted QWERTY keyboard, […]

BlackBerry 10 Technical Preview Program Gives Selected Customers Opportunity to Beta Test New Platform

Program Begins Today with More Than 120 Enterprise and Government Customers Enrolled Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM, TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® 10 Technical Preview program, giving selected enterprise and government customers the opportunity to begin beta testing with BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 and pre-production BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The “by […]

BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5.2 helps achieve regulatory compliance and expands PBX support with Service Pack 1

RIM is upgrading to BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System (MVS), RIM’s unified communications tool. BlackBerry MVS gives business users the ability to make or take desk phone calls all over the world with their BlackBerry smartphone. The update adds support for the latest BlackBerry 7.1 devices, additional PBX systems and regulatory compliance with third party call […]

BlackBerry Launches First Tech Center in Brazil

The first BlackBerry Tech Center in Brazil is designed to help students and developers take advantage of the growing global mobile ecosystem São Paulo, Brazil – December 11, 2012 – As part of the BlackBerry® Academic Program, a global outreach and support program aimed at students and mobile application developers, BlackBerry® maker Research In Motion […]

OneTok Announces Highly Accurate Mobile Voice-Search Library

Developers can embed reliable, cost-effective capability into mobile apps NEW YORK – Dec. 11, 2012 – OneTok, the simple and flexible platform for developers building voice-recognition controls into mobile applications, today unveiled a highly accurate new voice search function that allows shoppers using mobile apps to find the products they want quickly and reliably. The […]

BlackBerry 10 SDK Toolkit Goes “Gold”

Interest from Global, Diversified Developer Community Continues to Grow as BlackBerry 10 Launch Approaches WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – December 11, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) today released the “gold” build of the BlackBerry® 10 developer toolkit. The “gold” build includes all of the final tools, components, and APIs that will enable developers […]

WiLAN Initiates Litigation Against RIM

Suit pertains to Bluetooth technologies OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – Dec. 11, 2012) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced it has initiated litigation claiming patent infringement in the Southern District of Florida against Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”). The suit against RIM claims infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,260,168 related to Bluetooth technologies. WiLAN will […]

New BlackBerry 10 Ready Program to Help BlackBerry Enterprise Customers Leverage Existing Investments

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM, TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® 10 Ready Program. The program is designed to address the needs of BlackBerry enterprise customers as they prepare their environments for the launch of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10, RIM’s powerful new multiplatform enterprise mobility management solution. The program will be […]

RIM Sends BlackBerry Academic Program to the Philippines

Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of BlackBerry® smartphones, has recently extended the BlackBerry® Academic Program (BAP) to the Philippines. The program provides curriculum and other resources to help students gain further knowledge of concepts related to mobile computing such as networks, spectrum, efficient use of battery life and mobile application development. Its aim is […]