BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released

More than a month out from RIM’s scheduled unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup on January 30, the leaks are already coming. Today, a Vietnamese website known for its Apple leaks has released a video preview of an upcoming BlackBerry…

3,000 RIM Layoffs Coming Next Week

Today it was revealed that Research in Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry line of products, will be laying off 3,000 employees starting next week. Boy Genius Report (BGR) cites unnamed source in its report, which states the layoffs…

RIM CEO Denies That His Company Is In A Death Spiral

To say that BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has been having a tough time lately would be to campaign for the Understatement of the Year Award. The fact is that by pretty much any standard you care to use, RIM…

RIM’s Earnings Report Expected To Be Bleak

Research in Motion, makers of the once-might BlackBerry smartphone platform, has found itself in an increasingly bad situation over the last few years. Poor product performance and a string of bad business decisions – including failing to take the threat…

RIM To Be Split Up And Sold Off In Pieces?

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion may be looking to split itself up and sell off some, if not all, of the pieces. The company would divide into at least two divisions – handsets and software services (i.e., BlackBerry Messenger). The…

BlackBerry 10 Won’t Have a Physical Keyboard

While RIM’s newest version of the BlackBerry won’t be ready until sometime later this year, they have confirmed that BlackBerry 10 won’t actually have a physical keyboard. While versions of the BlackBerry 10 operating systems will be available on devices…

BlackBerry Manufacturer Celestica To Wind Down Production As RIM Reorganizes

Celestica, one of the main manufacturing partners responsible for Research In Motion’s BlackBerry devices, has announced that they will wind down production of the devices by the end of the year. The changes are coming as the struggling RIM is…

RIM’s Former CEOs Get $12 Million Payout For Leaving

Back in January Research In Motion – the struggling makers of the BlackBerry smartphone platform – appointed Thorsten Heins as the company’s new president and CEO. Heins replaced former co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis. As part of that succession…

RIM Pulls Plug On 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion appears to have discontinued the 16GB version of their PlayBook tablet, according to recent reports. Though nothing is certain yet, it appears that recent price cuts on the PlayBook have drastically reduced the 16GB PlayBook’s…

RIM Facing Patent Lawsuit As Stock Woes Continue

Research In Motion, makers of the once-ubiquitous BlackBerry smartphone, can’t seem to catch a break lately. They continue to hemorrhage market share to iOS and Android, and their stock recently tumbled below the $10 mark for the first time in…

RIM’s $10 Stock: Lowest Price in Nearly a Decade

With the release of the new BlackBerry 10 looming in the distance, Research in Motion (RIM) is struggling to keep its head above water. Shares of the company are presently trading at about $9.70, which is almost the lowest price…

RIM Appoints New Operating and Marketing Leadership

Research In Motion (RIM) announced today that it has hired a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Kristian Tear will take over former COO Jim Roan’s position and Frank Boulben has been named the new CMO.…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…