Will Blackberry fail in 2014?

2014-01-07 13:00

The top three reasons why Blackberry probably won’t survive 2014.

BBM on android – what’s the point?

2013-10-26 13:00

So BBM for Android and IOS is FINALLY here and I must say, besides a few small glitches, I’m impressed.

RIM shares pounded on subscriber worries

2012-12-22 10:21

Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion have plummeted on the Nasdaq exchange on investor fears that its new smartphone platform will thin the ranks paying for its service.

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.

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.

Would you buy an iPad for your teen?

2012-01-30 14:37

Is it worth buying expensive technology for a teenager? Vote and tell us what you think!

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.

RIM says BBM music available

2011-11-03 11:29

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says its music-sharing application for its popular messaging service will be available for downloading in the US, Canada and Australia within a day.

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.

Cell C to compensate BlackBerry users

2011-10-13 17:35

BlackBerry users are to be compensated by Cell C for the service disruption this 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.

BlackBerry reports problems in Europe

2011-10-10 16:57

BlackBerry maker RIM says it is investigating an unidentified issue affecting customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Vodacom denies curbs on BlackBerry use

2011-09-14 11:55

Vodacom CEO Pieter Uys says it has no intention of punishing users who 'abused' the BlackBerry Internet Service.

BlackBerry: No special access for SA

2011-09-06 15:07

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it maintains a global standard which does not include "special deals" for countries to access its BBM service.

RIM launches two new BlackBerry phones

2011-08-03 19:13

Research In Motion goes on the offensive, unveiling two new and powerful versions of its touchscreen BlackBerry Torch, including an all-touch model.

BlackBerry maker to cut 2 000 jobs

2011-07-25 17:23

Research in Motion is to cut 11% of its workforce in a bid to recover from a slump caused by tougher competition.

RIM PlayBook is 'mobile computing'

2011-07-11 10:35

The PlayBook represents Research in Motion's venture into mobile computing that presents an internet, as opposed to mobile internet experience, the BlackBerry maker has said.


Will Blackberry fail in 2014?

2014-01-06 14:45

The top three reasons why Blackberry probably won’t survive 2014.


BlackBerry Z10 review

2013-04-10 11:42

Watch a review of the BlackBerry Z10 for all you need to know about the device.

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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.

BlackBerry maker stages comeback

2012-11-23 10:26

Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion have surged over 15% on optimism about its soon-to-be-launched BB10 devices, RIM's response to Apple's iPhone.

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.

Canadian town feels BlackBerry's decline

2012-06-10 10:41

With more than $2bn in cash, bankruptcy for RIM seems highly unlikely in the near term, but these are troubling times for Waterloo, Ontario.

Zimbabweans hold their breath

2012-05-13 11:06

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

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 forced to change name of software

2011-12-07 18:25

In the latest in a string of bad news, BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been forced to change the name of its new operating system.

RIM unveils new software for BlackBerry

2011-10-18 18:27

Research In Motion unveiled a mobile platform that combines features of the software used in BlackBerry phones with the new QNX operating system used in its PlayBook.

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 seeks to control damage

2011-10-13 18:57

Research In Motion has fixed the root cause of a global disruption of BlackBerry services and is still working to clear a backlog of delayed messages, says its co-CEOs.

10 Funniest Tweets about Blackberry's blackout

2011-10-13 12:10

We round up the most hilarious posts from the Twittersphere about Blackberry's three day outage.

BlackBerry outages persist into third day

2011-10-12 15:56

Messaging and email service was still sporadic for BlackBerry users in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, as outages stretched into their third day.

BlackBerry service hit for second day

2011-10-11 16:43

BlackBerry users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa experienced a second day of service disruptions to their smartphones.

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.

BlackBerry would shut service if ordered

2011-09-15 17:05

BlackBerry says it would close down its Messenger Service in Britain if ordered to at times of civic unrest.

'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.

BlackBerry blamed for London riots

2011-08-10 10:48

An MP has called for BlackBerry's instant messaging service to be suspended after rioters used it to mobilise in London and other cities.

BlackBerry’s death greatly exaggerated

2011-07-28 00:00

It’s the worst of times for Canadian smartphone manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM), developer of the BlackBerry range. Revenues are up and it’s dominating emerging markets.

SA developer wins BlackBerry App Master

2011-07-12 11:31

A South African has been crowned BlackBerry App Master after he created an app for the BlackBerry Playbook.

iPhone passes BlackBerry in US

2011-07-06 09:29

Apple's iPhone has leapfrogged Research In Motion's Blackberry to grab fourth-place among handset manufacturers in the US.

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