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RIM downgraded as $200 PlayBook vanishes

The $200 PlayBook seems to be vanishing from retailers as RIM faces another downgrade in its stock outlook

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RIM now offering PlayBook as a freebie, whatever next?

In a deal that will see people receiving the tablet even if they don't particularly want it, Research In Motion is now giving away a free PlayBook to buyers of the latest version of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server software. It's the latest move by RIM in its…

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RIM’s PlayBook cut to $199 for holiday season – now will it sell?

For the holiday season at least, the price of RIM's PlayBook tablet has been slashed to $199. That's the same as Amazon's Kindle Fire. Which one would you go for?

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RIM: Buy two PlayBooks, get one free

Research In Motion is now offering customers a free PlayBook - but only if they buy two of them. The offer runs until the end of this year and is aimed at businesses.

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RIM delays PlayBook OS 2.0 update until next year

Research In Motion's senior vice president announced on Tuesday that the release of the PlayBook OS 2.0 update has been delayed until February at the earliest.

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Can RIM’s new BBX OS keep BlackBerry from going sour?

RIM is betting the future of its smartphone, tablet, and embedded systems on a new operating system: BBX. But there's no word when it'll be available, or what devices it will support.

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Does the BlackBerry PlayBook have a future?

RIM says its committed to tablets, but can it save the PlayBook? Promised improvements still haven't appeared, and the Kindle Fire is driving the PlayBook to retailers' bargain bin

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PlayBook gets 40 percent price cut in wake of Amazon’s Fire tablet unveiling

Research In Motion appears to already be feeling the heat from Amazon's Fire - on the same day that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the company's new tablet, RIM reduced the price of its PlayBook tablets by $200.

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RIM slashes price of PlayBook for Rogers employees, sign of things to come?

It may be a sign of things to come - RIM has started offering its PlayBook tablet at a heavily discounted price to employees of Canadian cell phone carrier Rogers, a long-time partner of the Ontario-based electronics company.

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Confirmation of Amazon’s 7-inch Android tablet, set to be released in November for $250

Some more details are learned about Amazon's 7-inch tablet set to release in November for $250.

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BlackBerry PlayBook gets $150 discount at Best Buy

Electronics retailer Best Buy has put RIM's PlayBook tablet on sale, discounting the 64GB version by $150, and the 16GB and 32GB versions by $50.

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Survey: Potential tablet buyers fixed on iPad

The results of a recent survey show that companies competing against Apple's iPad have a lot of work to do to get the attention of consumers.

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Sprint pulling 4G BlackBerry Playbook

And with that, the PlayBook loses all major US carrier support.

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RIM lays off 2,000 employees, splits COO position

Research in Motion is cutting 2,000 jobs - about 10 percent of its workforce - to trim its bottom line.

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US government gives BlackBerry’s PlayBook the okay

The BlackBerry PlayBook has one thing the iPad doesn't: US government certification.

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