BlackBerry 10 app roundup, new platform launches with more than 70,000 apps

The BlackBerry 10 platform launches with over 70,000 apps and the intention is to add thousands more each week. Today, BlackBerry revealed some top apps available at launch.

RIM changes company name to ‘BlackBerry,’ one unified worldwide brand

The BlackBerry 10 launch has kicked off with the news that the RIM name will be dropped. Research In Motion will now be known simply as BlackBerry.

BlackBerry World storefront goes live hours before much-anticipated BB10 event

With the launch of a new mobile operating system and two new handsets just hours away, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has flipped the switch on its new BlackBerry World store for BB10 users, bringing with it a range of new content…

Big week for BlackBerry: BB 10 to launch Wednesday, Super Bowl ad to follow

On Wednesday Research In Motion launches its life-saving BlackBerry 10 platform, with a $3.8 million Super Bowl ad following a few days later.

Final port-a-thon before BB10 launch sees another 19,000 new BlackBerry apps submitted

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion held a final port-a-thon event recently that saw 19,000 apps submitted to its newly named BlackBerry World online store. The company is set to unveil its new BlackBerry 10 OS and handsets next week, a…

RIM rebrands its app store ahead of BB 10 launch, as CEO contemplates the future of the company

Research in Motion has rebranded its application store, now named BlackBerry World, and given it a makeover in time for BlackBerry 10's launch. Company CEO Thorsten Heins remains realistic ahead of its debut on January 30.

BB 10 buzz: RIM says 1600 companies have signed up for its BlackBerry 10 training program

Getting businesses back on board is key to the success of RIM's next-generation BlackBerry 10 platform. So the fact that more than 1600 companies have so far signed up to its BB10 training program – among them Fortune 500 firms and…

RIM plans to launch at least six BB10 phones in 2013

RIM is now just a couple of weeks away from its highly anticipated BB10 launch, set for January 30. The mobile maker says it will unveil two new handsets on the day, with at least four more to follow by the end of the year.

Be still my beating heart, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 is coming to T-Mobile soon

T-Mobile has announced it will be offering the BlackBerry Curve 9315 for sale at the end of January, just in time for it to be completely superseded by BlackBerry 10.
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New BlackBerry 10 phone with a QWERTY keyboard spotted

BlackBerry's new N-Series QWERTY smartphone has been spotted just a month left before launch day.

First BB10 handset reportedly to be called the ‘BlackBerry Z10’

It's been claimed that Research In Motion will be calling its new BB10 touchscreen device the BlackBerry Z10, indicating a new nomenclature strategy for the Canadian mobile maker. The device, along with a qwerty-keyboard-equipped handset…

RIM Q3: Subscribers and overall sales down, cash pile and PlayBook sales up

Six weeks before Research In Motion unveils its next-generation BB10 operating system and handsets, the company posted Its Q3 financial results, a mixed bag by any standards.