Press Release: Research In Motion Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

Company adopts globally recognized brand, consolidates to single brand identity WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 30, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) has announced that it will now operate around the world under the iconic name BlackBerry, effective immediately. The Company will adopt the name of its revolutionary BlackBerry smartphone to coincide with the launch […]


ooVoo to Launch Free Video Chat and IM Solution for the BlackBerry 10 Platform

New York, NY and Waterloo, ON – ooVoo, one of the largest independent social video chat provider with 66 million registered subscribers, and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that ooVoo will bring its next-generation HD video communications service to the BlackBerry® 10 platform.

IDG Communications’ Marketing Clients Earn Marketing Recognition

Five Awards Programs Cited Tech Companies for Their Digital Marketing Excellence FRAMINGHAM, MA–(Marketwire – Jan 25, 2013) – Avaya, Dell, HP, and Research in Motion (RIM) have been singled out for superior digital marketing and information programs created with IDG Communications. The honors include a year-long multimedia content and social marketing program for the HP Enterprise […]

AT&T Agrees To Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless

It isn’t very often that two large competitors like AT&T and Verizon cooperate with each other, but it does happen.  In an effort from both parties to improve their 4G LTE coverage, AT&T will be acquiring some 700 MHz spectrum from Verizon Wireless pending regulatory approval.  The deal will cost AT&T $1.9 billion as well […]

Bell ID Mobile Token Manager Software Used in RIM’s Mobile Payments Solution

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bell ID® today announced that its Token Manager Software is being used by Research In Motion (RIM) in its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (near field communication) mobile payments. “With this implementation, Bell ID has proven its capability to provide true carrier grade software, which can support high volumes and […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Now Available for Download

Mobile Link RIM’s New Multiplatform Enterprise Mobility Management Solution Makes Mobility Easy for Businesses Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that its new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, is now available for download. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 re-invents RIM’s EMM by bringing together device management, industry leading security, […]

CompanionLink Announces Outlook to BlackBerry 10 Sync

CompanionLink synchronizes standalone Microsoft Outlook contacts, calendar, tasks and notes with BlackBerry 10 devices PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CompanionLink announces two-way BlackBerry® OS 10 sync with Microsoft® Outlook® 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, and 2013. CompanionLink will support USB, Wi-Fi and DejaCloud sync with BlackBerry X10 and Z10 phones. “Direct USB sync is one of the cornerstones of […]

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 […]

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 […]