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Qantas latest company to swap BlackBerry devices for iPhones

Another company turns its back on the BlackBerry in favor of the iPhone. This time it's Qantas.

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BlackBerry isn’t dead yet… we should remember that

It's no secret that Research in Motion has seen better days, but is it actually a lost cause? If you read tech sites, you might think so, but we think there's still a chance for RIM. Here's why.

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RIM told to pay $147.2 million in wireless patent lawsuit

Canadian mobile maker Research In Motion has received more bad news, having been told to pay almost $150 million in a wireless patent lawsuit.

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RIM CEO answers reader questions about BlackBerry’s future

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has another article in The Globe and Mail, this time answering reader questions in response to his editorial about BlackBerry 10 last week.

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Let’s hear it for BlackBerry App World – store hits three billion downloads milestone

Three billion downloads may not sound like a lot when you look at Android's Google Play store and the iOS app store, but for RIM it's a decent enough milestone. More promisingly for the BlackBerry maker is the fact that the rate of daily downloads from its app…

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RIM CEO defends BlackBerry in newspaper editorial

Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins has written an editorial for The Globe and Mail defending BlackBerry and RIM's future.

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Tablet talk intensifies: Apple and RIM planning new devices

An iPad Mini from Apple? A Blackforest tablet from Research In Motion? It seems both are strong possibilities.

Apple

How grim is RIM? Anatomy of a trainwreck by the numbers

RIM just announced a $500 million loss, plummeting device sales, layoffs of up to a third of its workforce, and that's its delaying its BlackBerry 10 OS until 2013. How bad is RIM's situation, and can the once-mighty smartphone maker turn itself around?

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RIM considers Microsoft partnership and other last ditch options

Bleeding from all sides, Research in Motion's board may be considering drastic actions to turn the company's fortunes around including a move to Windows Phone.

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First BlackBerry 10 phones leak, includes QWERTY model after all

RIM's first BlackBerry 10 phones have appeared in a leak, and although one will be a QWERTY phone, it may not be out until next year.

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Report: Blackberry maker RIM considering splitting in two

Without citing sources, Britain's The Sunday Times reports that Canada's Research in Motion is considering selling its handset division or splitting it into a separate company.

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RIM dumps 16GB PlayBook tablet, retains other models

You probably saw this coming. Research In Motion is pulling the plug on production of the 16GB version of its PlayBook tablet. The 32GB and 64GB models will remain on the market.

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Research In Motion to cut at least 2,000 jobs in global restructuring effort, report claims

A report published Saturday suggests BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is about to lay off at least 2,000 of its employees worldwide as it seeks to turn its business around.

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RIM’s Wake Up campaign continues, as it tries to win back one of its lowest performing markets

Research in Motion continues its Wake Up marketing campaign in Australia. But why is it making such a fuss, and why is it bashing Apple at every opportunity?

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RIM aiming to attract BlackBerry 10 developers by promising $10,000 payout

Developers wondering whether they should work on apps for RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 mobile OS take note — the company is offering $10,000 per app submitted to the store, though there are, of course, strings attached.

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