Entries in 'rim' (8)

Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Financial services firm and existing Blackberry shareholder Fairfax has agreed to acquire the struggling phone company.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Blackberry's Euro MD Bates ignores iPhone questioning on BBC Radio 5Live

Blackberry's Euro MD Bates ignores iPhone questioning on BBC Radio 5Live

Blackberry 10 is released in the UK today but the new smartphone OS is off to a rocky start after an excruciating interview on BBC Radio 5Live Breakfast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 10:51AM in News
Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Blackberry manufacturer RIM is said to be considering selling off its handset business and becoming a messaging service specialist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 1:39PM in News
RIM offers $100 of free apps following Blackberry outages

RIM offers $100 of free apps following Blackberry outages

Following RIM's worldwide BlackBerry signal failure, the firm plans to make it up to the millions of irate customers with a selection of apps in a bid to "work ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 17th 2011 at 1:09PM in News

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Blackberry PlayBook sales stutter

Blackberry PlayBook sales stutter

Troubled mobile comms manufacturer RIM has revealed that it has shipped on 200k units of its new PlayBook tablet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 11:07AM in News
Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

With 14.1 million iPhones sold in its Q4, and quarterly revenues over the $20 billion mark, it's no wonder Apple CEO Steve Jobs was uber-bullish during the company's earnings call ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 11:28AM in News
Manufacturers lambast Apple

Manufacturers lambast Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ assertion that the iPhone 4 is not alone in experiencing signal degradation when held in a user’s hands has been met with outrage and ridicule in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2010 at 4:54PM in News
Symbian still bossing mobile OS market

Symbian still bossing mobile OS market

Whilst Apple continues to redefine the definitions of what a mobile phone operating system should be capable of and Goole Android fights to fulfil the lofty ambitions placed upon it, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2009 at 4:40PM in News