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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.

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.

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.

Sprint pulling 4G BlackBerry Playbook

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

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.

US government gives BlackBerry’s PlayBook the okay

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

Even Windows tablets are outselling RIM’s PlayBook

New figures from Strategy Analytics show RIM's PlayBook not just behind iOS and Android in shipments, but also behind tablets running Windows 7.

RIM loses PlayBook exec to Samsung

Another RIM executive has jumped ship to Samsung: this time it's a PlayBook senior product manager going to Samsung Mobile.

RIM has six months to prove co-CEOs need to be chairmen

Northwest & Ethical Investments has given RIM six months to make the business case its co-CEOs also need to be chairman of the board...or it's going to try again to split the roles.

BlackBerry App World hits 1 billion downloads

RIM says customers have downloaded more than 1 billion apps from BlackBerry App World, and continue to pull down more than 3 million apps a day.

RIM responds to highly critical, anonymous letter

A senior RIM exec allegedly pens an anonymous open letter severely critical of the company - and RIM responds.

Proxy firms pressure RIM to split CEO/chairman roles

As Research in Motion struggles to keep investors happy, two proxy firms are calling for RIM's co-CEO's to stop leading the company's board.