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RIM delays BlackBerry 10 phones, posts sharp drop in profits

Reasearch In Motion announced on Thursday that phones with its new BlackBerry 10 operating system would not appear until the latter half of next year. The company also posted figures for the latest quarter showing a sharp drop in profits.
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Bye bye BBX – RIM dumps name of next OS after court ruling

A trademark dispute with an Albuquerque-based software company resulted in a New Mexico court issuing a temporary restraining order against Research In Motion on Tuesday, stopping it from using the BBX name for its next operating system…
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What you need to buy now: Hottest gadget gifts of the season

Don't wait only to find out inventory is dwindling or retailers have oversold. Here are the electronics that are likely to be in high demand this holiday shopping season.
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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…
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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.