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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘RIM deathwatch’

BlackBerry Ditched by U.S. National Transportation Safety Board

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking to replace all of its BlackBerry devices with iPhone 5’s. The agency posted a notice to the Federal Business Opportunities website seeking firms that can handle the the transfer of the agency’s devices. The NTSB stated that the switch away from BlackBerry was due to the devices “failing both at inopportune …

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RIM Not Worth Buying or Splitting Up, Says Analyst

Although RIM impressed investors by not losing quite as much money this past quarter as was predicted, the company is still hemorrhaging its U.S. smartphone market share to Apple and Google and losing money. The company is banking its fortunes on its upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS, but the software and accompanying phones won’t hit store shelves until next year, well …

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Windows Phone to Overtake BlackBerry by Thanksgiving

While Windows Phone OS appears to be gaining a little traction in the smartphone market, BlackBerry OS usage is taking a nosedive, and has been for some time. A report by WMPoweruser, an independent Windows Phone enthusiast community, this weekend estimated that Windows Phone will overtake BlackBerry OS usage by the end of November. This conclusion is based on StatCounter …

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