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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 wh...

Bye Bye, BlackBerry (and Good Riddance Too)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

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?

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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...

Jason Gilbert

How BlackBerry Is Like The Republican Party

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jason Gilbert

Which Company Makes The Worst Smartphones In America?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Optimistic RIM Marketing Chief Argues BlackBerry Delay Is A-OK

Reuters | Alastair Sharp | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - A delay in the launch of the new generation of BlackBerrys until next year will give retailers mo...

RIM CEO Claims 'Nothing Wrong' With Company

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2012 | Technology

TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion Ltd Chief Executive Thorsten Heins said on Tuesday there is nothing wrong with the company as it exists now, de...

BlackBerry Maker Posts Massive Loss, Crippling Delays, Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.28.2012 | Technology

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion posted a huge loss for its Q1 2013 fiscal quarter. During the three months that ended on June 2, 2012, the Cana...

BLACKBERRY SPLIT?

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is considering splitting its business in two, separating its struggling handset manufacturing d...

Five Companies In Danger of Extinction

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 important American brands that we predict are going to disappear within a year. This year’s list reflects the...

16GB BlackBerry PlayBook Killed Off

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

If you're in the market for a BlackBerry Playbook, you are now going to have to go big or go home. In terms of storage, that is. RIM has canceled p...

BlackBerry is Truly Over

Shelly Palmer | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

I loved every BlackBerry I ever owned, right up to the time each and every one one of them became obsolete,

Four Tech Tales of Doom: Goodbye HP, Dell, Nokia and RIM

Jonathan Littman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Littman

The dynamic shift toward computing in the palm of your hand and storage in the cloud is bleeding four former Goliaths -- from creaky computing stalwarts like HP and Dell to recently pioneering mobile behemoths, Nokia and Rim. All four of these companies desperately need fresh strategies and narratives.