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BlackBerry 10 Camera Lets Users Turn Back Time

Instead of being excited for the most advanced BlackBerry phone ever revealed, the tech press greeted the BlackBerry 10 with a collective “meh,” and proceeded to speculate as to whether the phone was enough to save the company from death or becoming a full-time patent troll. But among the many announcements in the BlackBerry World 2012 keynote presentation was the …

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First BlackBerry 10 Phone Coming In October?

The first of Research In Motion’s long-awaited BlackBerry 10 smartphones may be coming in October, according to a recent report. The latest update to the BlackBerry platform was originally slated to launch late last year, but has seen repeated delays. Citing inside sources, N4BB.com is reporting that RIM will announce the first BlackBerry 10 device in the middle of August, …

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The Rise and Fall of RIM [Infographic]

It never ceases to amaze me how fast the tech industry is evolving. Companies cannot afford to sit back and revel in success, or the start-up competition will quickly overtake their market share. Constant innovation is key to maintaining a lead, as companies such as Yahoo! and Myspace found out this past decade. Nowhere is this lesson more instructive than …

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RIM May Hire A Financial Adviser To Help Solve Its Problems

Research In Motion, the long-suffering maker of the BlackBerry smartphone platform, is reportedly looking into hiring a financial adviser to help it navigate out of its current troubles. Late last month the company released its fourth quarter earnings report, and the news was pretty grim. Revenue for for the quarter was down 19% from the third quarter, and 25% from …

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RIM Losing More Execs Following Poor Earnings Report

Late last month Research In Motion, makers of BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, announced the departure of several of their top executives following a dismal earnings report. Former co-CEO Jim Balsillie left his position on RIM’s board, while CTO David Yach retired and COO Jim Roan “has decided to pursue other interests.” Now it seems that Balsillie, Yach, and Rowan were …

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RIM Insists They Are Not Abandoning Consumer Market

RIM has issued a statement insisting it is not exiting the consumer smartphone market, despite reports from numerous media outlets. When RIM’s earnings report for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 was published yesterday, it painted a bleak picture of the once-mighty smartphone maker. Revenues for the fourth quarter were down 19% from where they were in the third …

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RIM Will Abandon The Consumer Market, Focus On Enterprise

As we told you yesterday, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of the 2011 fiscal year, and the news was not good. The company, which stood unchallenged at the top of the smartphone market just five years ago, reported a 19% drop in revenue for the quarter, a 7% drop for the year, …

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RIM Earnings Released: Q4 Revenue Down 25%, Full-Year Down 7%

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) just released its fourth quarter and year-end of fiscal 2012 earnings. For Q4, the company reported a 19% drop in revenue from $5.2 billion in the third quarter to $4.2 billion. That’s also down 25% from $5.6 billion in the year-ago quarter. The company shipped 11.1 million BlackBerry smartphones and over 500,000 BlackBerry PlayBook …

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What About BlackBerry Mobile Device Management?

Research in Motion (RIM) has released a statement regarding their mobile device management solutions and where the company is headed in general. They seek to inform their consumers that they aren’t out of the game, but adapting and providing new services that better suit the needs of enterprise clients today. In the following statement they address their current BlackBerry Enterprise …

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Recent Research: BlackBerry Is Out!

Bad News for Research in Motion (RIM). A recent research report shows that 27% of RIM users have already replaced their BlackBerry devices or are on their way to doing so. Currently BlackBerry holds about a 70% rate for company-purchased smartphones, but those numbers decline dramatically as businesses plan for the next two years. Here are the findings from InformationWeek’s …

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