BlackBerry will show profit – CEO

2013-07-10 14:18

BlackBerry shares will eventually show a profit, says its CEO who made a plea for patience as he faced questions about the company's growth and survival.

BlackBerry wants to break new ground

2013-01-30 19:32

BlackBerry has launched its sleek new handsets, along with a company name change as part of a move to reinvent the smartphone maker.

BlackBerry maker ekes out profit

2012-12-21 07:54

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion reported a small profit after three consecutive quarterly losses, offering some optimism for the struggling smartphone maker.

RIM loses patent dispute with Nokia

2012-11-28 18:01

Research In Motion has lost a contract dispute over the use of Nokia patents in a case which could halt sales of its BlackBerry phones.

BlackBerry maker posts $235m loss

2012-09-28 07:51

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says it lost $235m in the past quarter, in better-than-expected results that prompted a surge in its stock price.

RIM delays new BlackBerry launch

2012-06-29 10:23

Research In Motion has delayed the make-or-break launch of its next-generation BlackBerry phones until next year, in a devastating setback to the technology firm.

Microsoft takes page from Apple

2012-06-20 08:39

With its new tablet computer, Microsoft is taking a page from Apple's playbook in an effort to control both hardware and software for its computers.

Zimbabweans hold their breath

2012-05-13 11:06

Zimbabweans remain uncertain about whether authorities will allow them to use BlackBerry phones.

Nokia cuts jobs to win smartphone market

2012-02-08 11:34

World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia intends to cut 4 000 jobs at its smartphone manufacturing facilities in Finland, Hungary and Mexico by the end of 2012.

Free apps for BlackBerry users

2011-10-17 10:42

Research In Motion says it will offer free premium apps worth more than $100, in a bid to appease its customers following BlackBerry service disruptions last week.

Vodacom to reimburse BlackBerry users

2011-10-14 10:38

Mobile operator, Vodacom says it will compensate BlackBerry customers affected by the service disruption earlier in the week.

BlackBerry users may claim refund

2011-10-13 09:41

People affected by the recent BlackBerry outage should seek recourse from the National Consumer Commission, the Business Day reports.

BlackBerry's back-up failed

2011-10-12 09:48

The failure of a back-up switch was the major reason why BlackBerry users had no email and messaging services for days, says Research in Motion.

Watchdog upset as BlackBerry helps UK cops

2011-08-13 14:25

A media watchdog has voiced concern at the co-operation between British authorities and the makers of BlackBerry smartphones to identify rioters in London and other cities.


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BlackBerry may help RIM defend its turf

2011-01-24 11:19

Research In Motion aims to stay on top of the corporate smartphone market by enabling BlackBerry to separate personal data from work-related applications.

India grants BlackBerry 60-day reprieve

2010-08-30 17:41

India has given the makers of BlackBerry a 60-day reprieve as it reports headway in a bid to settle a security standoff that could have seen key features shut down.

RIM: We can avert India ban

2010-08-13 15:04

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is "optimistic" it can avert a threatened shutdown by India of the core features of the smartphone on security grounds.


Research In Motion name change approved

2013-07-09 21:59

Research In Motion has won formal approval to change its name to BlackBerry.

Nokia settles patent dispute with RIM

2012-12-21 12:10

Struggling mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments.

BlackBerry maker loses spot on Nasdaq

2012-12-16 16:29

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is one of ten companies to be removed from the Nasdaq index in its annual revision process.

RIM 'has a heartbeat' - analysts

2012-09-28 13:25

Research in Motion's turnaround potential has improved after the struggling BlackBerry maker's better-than-expected quarterly results, analysts say.

RIM warns of network woes

2012-09-21 14:24

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says it is experiencing network problems for its BlackBerry devices in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Facebook signs apps privacy deal

2012-06-22 22:27

Facebook has become the seventh company to agree to give people advance warning if its mobile applications pull personal information from mobile phones and tablet computers.

BlackBerry maker posts major loss

2012-03-30 07:55

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has posted a quarterly loss, disappointing first results for its new CEO who moved to shake up the struggling firm's top ranks.

RIM and BlackBerry on edge under new CEO

2012-01-23 15:46

Talks of a takeover of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion have surfaced after its joint CEOs ceded control to another insider.

RIM stock sinks on profit plunge

2011-12-16 11:53

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion saw its stock price sink after reporting a plunge in quarterly earnings and dimmed expectations for the months ahead.

BlackBerry blackout is new threat to brand

2011-10-15 14:39

The longest BlackBerry outage in years has left customers outraged, threatening to cost the granddaddy of all smartphones when it's already struggling to keep up in a crowded marketplace.

1.5m SA BlackBerry users affected

2011-10-12 19:04

In SA alone, more than 1.5 million users of the BlackBerry services are likely to have been affected by a three-day outage, growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan says.

BlackBerry maker shares slump

2011-09-16 08:02

Research In Motion stocks fell sharply in after-hours trading after the BlackBerry maker shipped fewer smartphones and tablet computers than expected.

'SA won’t regulate BlackBerry chat'

2011-09-08 10:10

The government has no intention of clamping down on BlackBerry's Messenger service, Communications Minister Roy Padayachie says.

RIM recalls 1 000 Playbook tablets

2011-05-16 10:46

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has recalled about 1 000 of its Playbook tablets, which were shipped with a flawed operating system, according to reports.

RIM hit as PlayBook panned

2011-04-15 21:11

Shares in Research In Motion have fallen as the BlackBerry maker's new tablet computer, the PlayBook, received poor reviews.

UAE talks with BlackBerry progressing

2010-08-18 16:37

The United Arab Emirates is making progress in talks with the makers of BlackBerry smartphones, with hope a ban on some of the device's key services can be avoided.

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