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T-Mobile To Stop Selling BlackBerrys In Stores

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 4 U.S. wireless service provider, plans to stop carrying BlackBerry Ltd smartphones in its stores and in...

The Curse of Indecision

Francis Levy | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Francis Levy

Hamlet was notoriously indecisive. He wasn't sure whether it was best to live or die, but lots of people waffle about lesser issues. One of them is w...

Bye Bye, BlackBerry (and Good Riddance Too)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology

Unless Apple can reverse the screen-size advantage and 'use-ability' superiority of the Samsung Galaxy family of products, they may well be next to walk the technology plank into the deep, dark and unforgiving waters of tech extinction that now shortly will engulf BlackBerry.

If Mike Lazaridis Can't Save BlackBerry, He'll Try To Save Waterloo

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 03.28.2013 | Technology

Buried at the bottom of a press release announcing BlackBerry's solid fourth quarter earnings was the real headlining news: Mike Lazaridis, the founde...

The Sad State of Smartphones

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

We have access to the most powerful smartphones that have ever been made. We carry around more processing power in our pockets than our laptops held even just a few years ago. So why are smartphones more boring and more underwhelming than ever before?

BlackBerry CEO's Claims Yet Again The iPhone Is Outdated

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 03.22.2013 | Technology

TORONTO -- Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd. Thorsten Heins made the comment T...

How Home Depot Is Hurting BlackBerry

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (Reuters) - Shares of BlackBerry fell 3 percent on Monday after U.S. home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc said it is replacing the BlackBe...

BlackBerry's Flagship Phone Was A Good Try

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Are you ashamed to have a BlackBerry? It's not exactly a status symbol any more, at least not in the U.S., after it got left in the ...

5 Signs That BlackBerry Is Desperate

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

BlackBerry, the once-great smartphone maker that became victim No. 1 of Apple's iPhone, revealed two devices running on the firm's new operating syste...

Jason Gilbert

Meet The Two New BlackBerry Phones | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

Research in Motion -- now officially called BlackBerry -- has finally unveiled its two new phones, the first devices to run on its brand-new BlackBerr...

RIM Isn't Called RIM Anymore

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

During the launch event for the BlackBerry 10 on Wednesday, Research In Motion, the BlackBerry's creator, made another big announcement: the Canadian ...

The New BlackBerrys Are (Finally) Here

AP | By PETER SVENSSON and ROB GILLIES | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — After lengthy delays, Research In Motion Ltd. has unveiled its first two phones with the new BlackBerry 10 system. The Q10 will have...

A Terrible, Terrible First For BlackBerry

AP | By ROB GILLIES | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — Research In Motion's stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it char...

The Glimmer Of Hope For BlackBerry 10

AP | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Research In Motion says the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch a pilot program with its smartphones...

Blackberry To Users: You're Banned From Making Weak Passwords

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.07.2012 | Technology

Blackberry may be losing ground to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android devices. But its struggling parent company is still known for making some of th...

CEO Not Worried That BlackBerry 10 Will Crash And Burn Terribly

Reuters | Euan Rocha and Janet Guttsman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

By Euan Rocha and Janet Guttsman WATERLOO, Ontario (Reuters) - A new line of BlackBerry 10 devices will provide Research In Motion with...

FINALLY: Now You Can Make Free Voice Calls Over BBM

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry users will be able to make free voice calls over a Wi-Fi network using the popular BBM messaging service. R...

Jason Gilbert

How BlackBerry Is Like The Republican Party | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Stop me if this story sounds familiar: A once-dominant entity in the United States suddenly finds that its main opponent has surpassed it in overa...

Pentagon Won't Ditch BlackBerry COMPLETELY For iPhone

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday said it would continue to support "large numbers" of BlackBerry phones made by Research in Motion Ltd...

BlackBerry Maker: Don't Give Up On Us Yet!

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins is promising to restore the BlackBerry phone's stature as a trailblazing device even a...

BlackBerrys Stopped Working In 3 Continents Today

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — The chief executive of struggling BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion apologized Friday after an outage in Europe and Africa interrup...

Jason Gilbert

Which Company Makes The Worst Smartphones In America? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

About two weeks ago a good friend of mine, in the midst of the stressful process of buying a new smartphone, asked me a question I'd never before cons...

At Least Some Countries Are Still In Love With The BlackBerry

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology

Apple Inc.'s iPhone may be the first choice of the smartphone smart set in much of the developed world—and Wednesday's expected launch of the iPhone...

Samsung, Sony, RIM Prepare New iPad Competitors

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

Since it was first released to ravenous buyers in 2010, the iPad has reigned atop and dominated the tablet market, with competing tech firms trying an...

Jason Gilbert

Can RIM Win Back Customers With Free Booze And Money? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.12.2012 | Technology

On Tuesday evening I attended a party thrown by Research In Motion, which was a bit like spending a weekend at Bernie's. The BlackBerry maker has, aft...