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7 Big BlackBerry Fails

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec and Catharine Smith | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

Research in Motion (RIM) announced on Sunday that Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the company's co-CEOs, had resigned from their positions and that ...

Bianca Bosker

From RIM's New CEO, Expect More Of The Same: No 'Drastic Change Needed,' He Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

Sure, Research in Motion's stock price has plummeted, its market share is dwindling, and its offerings are an afterthought. But that doesn't mean anyt...

Reactions To BlackBerry Maker's Big Shakeup

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

On Sunday night, Blackberry-maker Research In Motion announced that co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie would step down from their positions. New...

Doubts Linger About RIM's New CEO

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Research In Motion's co-chief executives Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have bowed to investor pressure and stepped down, handing the jo...

Bianca Bosker

RIM Co-CEOs Step Down After Bruising Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

After a bruising year and growing calls for their resignation, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executives and co-chairmen of BlackBerry...

Apple Rival Shoots Down BlackBerry Buyout Rumor

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2012 | Technology

By Alastair Sharp and Miyoung Kim TORONTO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Research In Motion is not on Samsung Electronics Co's immediate shopping li...

iPad Rival Gets Huge Upgrade

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Research In Motion showed off a major update to the QNX-based software running its poor-selling PlayBook tablet and unveiled min...

iPad Rival Gets Huge Discount Again

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

On Tuesday, BlackBerry-maker RIM posted a juicy offer that will be available only for a limited time. According to the sale page, all BlackBerry Pl...

BlackBerry-Maker May Be Considering Huge Shakeup

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion is close to a decision on stripping its co-chief executives of their other shared role as chairman of the board...

Amazon Reportedly Weighed Purchase Of BlackBerry Maker

Reuters | Nadia Damouni | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni (Reuters) - Research In Motion Ltd has turned down takeover overtures from Amazon.com Inc and other potential buyers b...

Could RIM's Survival Mean Abandoning The BlackBerry?

Reuters | Alastair Sharp and Pav Jordan | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

By Alastair Sharp and Pav Jordan TORONTO (Reuters) - It might seem like corporate heresy but an increasing number of technology investor...

New BlackBerry Phones Hit Big Bump

AP | By ROB GILLIES | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

TORONTO -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. said Thursday that new phones deemed critical to the company's future will be delayed until late 2...

RIM's Only Road Back: Building a Better Product

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

There's still time for RIM to save itself and recapture its former glory. How? It's time to get up off the floor, stop wasting time with me-too products and finally build a product that's better than the iPhone.

Say Hello To 'BlackBerry 10'

AP | BY ROB GILLIES | Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

TORONTO — BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been forced to change the name of its new operating system from BBX after the company lost a t...

Exec Facing Charges For Chaotic BlackBerry Sale

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Police say a senior executive of Canada's Research In Motion is a suspect in last month's stampede at a BlackBerry promotion in ...

BlackBerry-Maker Takes Hit After Deep Discount On iPad Rival

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Research In Motion Ltd., the struggling maker of the BlackBerry phones, is writing off much of its inventory of PlayBook tablets, sin...

UPDATE: BlackBerry Maker Suspends Two After Flight Diverts

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 12/6: Two employees of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion were fired Monday due to drunken behavior on an Air Canada flight last week, reports...

Jason Gilbert

Does Your Phone Have Carrier IQ?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

You might have heard about Carrier IQ, the software that comes pre-installed on millions of smartphones that has the capability to record and store yo...

Jason Gilbert

The Future Of BlackBerry Is ... Fun?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

Gumdrops. Lollipops. Candy canes. Rainbows. Jelly beans. Rays of sunshine. The carnival. Unrestrained joy and happiness. What do these things have ...

New BlackBerry Phones Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

RIM has announced its two newest smartphones, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the BlackBerry Curve 9380, both of which will look familiar to long-time us...

UH-OH: New Problems Hit BlackBerry Users

Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is investigating reports some users are experiencing delays, but it said on Wednesday that it is not f...

Investors Make Critical Demand Of BlackBerry Maker

Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

By Pav Jordan and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - The company that makes the BlackBerry has a short window to revive its sagging share price...

New App For Music Lovers Arrives--But It's Not For Everyone

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Technology

TORONTO — BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says its music-sharing application for its popular messaging service will be available for downloa...

BlackBerry-Maker Handing Out Tablets--For Free

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology

If you were thinking of buying more than one BlackBerry PlayBook, then today is your lucky day. RIM has announced a Buy Two, Get One Free offer on ...

Bad News For BlackBerry's iPad Rival

AP | By ROB GILLIES | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

TORONTO -- Research In Motion said it is delaying the launch of an upgraded operating system for its struggling PlayBook computer tablet until Februar...