BlackBerry users from several parts of the world suffered an outage from email, instant messaging and basic internet services last night.
The Research in Motion headquarters, based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. (Image: Flickr user 'gloom' (CC-BY-SA-2.0), via Wikimedia Commons)
BB users living across Europe, India, the Middle East and Africa were cut off from online services for several hours in what would add weight to Research In Motion’s (RIM) woes.
The outage affected millions …
Research In Motion (RIM), the Canada-based smartphone maker behind BlackBerry devices, has revealed its tap and share technology, Blackberry Tag.
At the GITEX conference in Dubai this year, RIM unveiled the new feature that will come bundled with the next BlackBerry 7 OS update, allowing users to simply tap files and share them wirelessly.
RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie said that BlackBerry Tag offers a stimulating and groundbreaking service for an easier and seamless sharing of “contact …
A rumor of another company possibly acquiring Research In Motion (RIM) has led to a boost to the struggling stock of the Canadian company.
Rumored interest of Vodafone in RIM and the release of the underwhelming iPhone 4S has driven RIM share price up. Image: leondel / Flickr (CC)
The Independent recently published a report, citing talks in the market, saying that Vodafone is thinking whether or not to acquire RIM.
According to reports, RIM stock price rallied over 12 percent on Wednesday …
Canadian company Research In Motion has revealed on Monday that the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint has been made available.
Research In Motion has made available the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint. Image: SimonQ錫濛譙 / Flickr (CC)
RIM VP of Enterprise Product Management and Marketing Alan Panezic said in a statement that “Our enterprise and government customers asked us to bring a highly refined mobile experience to SharePoint and we are delivering that today …
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion on Thursday has assured that the PlayBook tablet will continue to be supported by the company after a report said that the opposite may be true.
Research In Motion denies that it has halted production of its PlayBook tablet. Image: Brajeshwar / Flickr (CC)
“RIM doesn’t typically comment on rumors, but any suggestion that the BlackBerry PlayBook is being discontinued is pure fiction. RIM remains highly committed to the tablet market,” the company …
Quanta Computer Inc has revealed on Wednesday that its staff in Taiwan has shrunk because of lower order levels from clients, reports coming from the Asian country reveal.
Quanta has said that its staff has been cut by a third compared to numbers in the first half of the year.
The news comes after Quanta spokesman Elton Yang revealed that about 1,000 employees have been cut from its staff in the country as orders from customers have waned.
Quanta is the world’s biggest PC contractor or …
Research In Motion reported Thursday that its shipment for smartphones and tablets were lower than previously expected for the just-ended quarter making its share price fall in extended trading on Thursday.
Research In Motion shares dropped on Thursday after the company reported lower-than-expected results for the just-ended quarter. Image: isriya / Flickr (CC)
According to reports, analysts were expecting the RIM should have shipped 11.9 million BlackBerry smartphones and about 700,000 …
Research In Motion has revealed that it will close the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service if ordered to do so by the government of Britain during times of public turmoil.
Research In Motion has said that it would comply with orders from the British government to shut down BBM in times of public turmoil. Image: Official BlackBerry Images / Flickr (CC)
The news comes from RIM after it announced on Thursday its willingness to temporarily bring down BBM in Britain if ordered by the …
A United Kingdom’s Home Affairs Committee this Thursday will question three big technology companies – Facebook, RIM and Twitter, about their role in riots last month, after the government changed its mind about blocking their services.
Representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and RIM will appear before UK Home Affairs Committe on Policing Large Scale Disturbances
The UK Home Affairs Committee on Policing Large Scale Disorder, will question the three firms in order to learn …
Dolby has revealed that Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to license technologies ending an intellectual property dispute between the two companies.
Research in Motion has agreed to licensing technologies from Dolby ending the companies’ intellectual property dispute. Image: Theron Trowbridge / Flickr (CC)
The announcement came from Dolby on Monday and said that all cases against RIM have been dropped.
“We are pleased to welcome RIM into Dolby’s family of mobile technology …