Heins’s Payout, Watsa’s expectations on BlackBerry and more

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What a week it has been for BlackBerry and we are not even at two full days in. A lot has changed in senior-management, with Thorsten Heins stepping down as CEO, Prem Watsa coming back on the BlackBerry board as lead director and John S. Chen taking over as executive chair and interim CEO for […]

BlackBerry still Washington’s Official Smartphone

Since reporting their Q4 and 2012 Year-End Fiscal earnings a week ago, Research In Motion has been on the receiving end of various news articles and editorials highlighting the decline in some figures.  Some of the reports claim that the BlackBerry smartphone has lost the battle with competitors, not to mention speculations about a RIM […]

641 BlackBerry Phones for Gloucester (UK) Police Force


If people are still questioning the capability and reliability of BlackBerry smartphones, then they might want to talk to the National Policing Improvement Agency (UK).  The agency is said to be funding the issuance of 641 BlackBerry smartphones to the Gloucester Police Force. Continue reading for more.

RIM to Lower Service Fees as Second US Government Agency Leaves BlackBerry

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Research In Motion, Ltd (RIM) is now planning on lowering fees that it charges to carriers to prevent major BlackBerry Enterprise customers from leaving.  This decision comes after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms decided to leave BlackBerry.

RIM Slammed With A Lawsuit From Dolby


Earlier today, entertainment technology company Dolby Laboratories Inc. said it has filed a lawsuit against Research In Motion Ltd. accusing that the maker of BlackBerry phones and PlayBook tablets used Dolby’s patented technologies without obtaining licenses. The lawsuit further explains that Research In Motion infringes Dolby patents covering highly efficient digital audio compression technologies which […]

RIM States Purported Class Action Lawsuit is Without Merit

In the beginning of the week it was reported RIM was going to be under investigation for allegedly falsifying documents that may be in violation of federal securities laws involving statements made between December 16, 2010 and April 28, 2011. RIM has answered back via Press Release and stated that they believe that the allegations are without merit. RIM […]

BlackBerry App World Now Available for Kingdom of Bahrain Users


BlackBerry users out in the Kingdom of Bahrain, be pleased to know that the BlackBerry App World is now available and downloadable, reports Viva. The App World is available for all BlackBerry smartphones with a trackball, trackpad or touch screen running BlackBerry OS (device software) 4.2 OS or higher. Download App World by going to this link from your native browser blackberry.com/appworld

Should Our President Ditch His BlackBerry?

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BlackBerry user and current United States President Barrack Obama said in a statement that he was leaning towards acquiring a device with “fancy buttons” and a larger screen, reports the dailymail. According to reports the President stated, “In the Oval Office, I always thought I was going to have really cool phones and stuff. I’m like, c’mon […]