Verizon Reports Strong Revenue and Customer Growth for Verizon Wireless and FiOS Services in 4Q 2012

NEW YORK – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today reported strong customer and revenue growth in Verizon Wireless and Verizon FiOS services in fourth-quarter 2012 — positioning the company well for 2013. Verizon Wireless reported record-setting customer additions in the quarter, while Verizon FiOS customer additions were higher in fourth-quarter 2012 than in the […]

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AT&T To Acquire Wireless Spectrum and Assets from Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc., Enhance Wireless Coverage in Rural Areas

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AT&T* today announced that it has signed an agreement with Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (ATNI) to acquire the company’s U.S. retail wireless operations, operated under the Alltel brand, for $780 million in cash. Under terms of the agreement, AT&T will acquire wireless properties, including licenses, network assets, retail stores and approximately 585,000 subscribers.

Jatheon Adds BBM Archiving in Time for BlackBerry 10

Canada-based Email Archiving Provider Adds Extra Features, including Gmail and BBM Archiving to Plug n Comply Solution Just in Time for Blackberry 10 Jatheon technologies announced this week that they are adding BBM archiving to their email archive solution. The addition comes as part of a number of updates and arrives just in time for […]

South Wales Police to Present Mobile Policing Case Study at World’s First BlackBerry International Police Summit, Moevenpick Hotel, Amsterdam, January 2013

Mobile Link The South Wales Police — a long-standing Mobile Innovations customer — will be delivering a keynote presentation on their use of the company’s apps for day-to-day policing with PlayBook and BlackBerry. Mobile Innovations President Gary Bauer will be on hand for BB10 and PlayBook demos and to launch his company’s new MPASmartDock. Amsterdam, […]

PixelMags Launches Readr® Newsstand With Revolutionary New Advertising Delivery Platform

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – Jan 16, 2013) – PixelMags, one of the largest digital content delivery companies in the world, has launched the next generation of digital magazines newsstands called Readr® which gives consumers instant access to hundreds of magazines, along with AnyTime®  — its new, all-you-can-read for one low monthly price, feature. “To date, […]

RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all […]

QNX CAR Application Platform 2.0 Chosen by Delphi for Next-Generation Infotainment Systems

Global tier one automotive supplier uses HTML5-based platform to create seamless connectivity from mobile devices to in-vehicle infotainment experience LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwire – Jan. 8, 2013) – 2013 International CES (North Hall, Booth 1837) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DLPH) […]

QNX Announces Release of QNX CAR Platform 2.0

Platform already being adopted by automotive community for next-generation infotainment systems LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwire – Jan. 8, 2013) – 2013 International CES (North Hall, Booth 1837) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that a release of the QNX CAR™ application platform 2.0 and of its […]

QNX Announces New In-Car Speech Recognition Framework to Understand a Speaker’s Intent

New intent framework to bring power of AT&T Watson(SM) speech recognition engine to wider variety of in-car systems and applications OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 7, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, has announced a powerful new framework that will allow speech recognition systems in cars to […]

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 […]

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 […]