Blackberry way sees fruits from the Core

Blackberry lost two percent of revenue in its fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, down $49 million, and a massive 36 percent drop from $4.2 billion year on year. However, it forecasts breaking even for the next quarter and a mobile analyst has told us the company should be financially viable for some time to come.

Blackberry is back from the brink

It is starting to look like Blackberry might have pulled itself from the brink of ruin after all. The company's share price has surged after an established partner had placed an order for one million BlackBerry 10 smartphones, with shipments set to begin immediately.

Lenovo considers bid for RIM

Lenovo may be considering a takeover of Research in Motion, in an attempt to expand out of its core PC business and into mobile.

RIM promises more apps - and considers licensing OS

RIM is extending the deadline for its Built for BlackBerry program, citing an overwhelming number of applications.

'Portathon' nets RIM thousands of new apps

Research In Motion has 15,000 new apps for the BlackBerry, thanks to two 'Portathon' events over the weekend.

Six new BlackBerrys scheduled for next year

RIM is gearing up for the launch of the BlackBerry 10, scheduled for January 30, and it looks as if users can expect six devices over the course of the year, running on at least three major networks.

No, RIM's BlackBerry isn't dead just yet

Despite a declining market share, RIM still maintains a fairly large and loyal install base, especially in the Latin American and Asian markets - providing the industry heavyweight with a steady revenue stream.

RIM to pay out for Nokia patents

RIM has cleared one obstacle out of its way, settling its patent dispute with Nokia for an undisclosed sum and ongoing royalties.

RIM faces ban on BlackBerry sales

BlackBerry maker RIM has not only lost its patent case against Nokia - it's been found guilty of failing to stick to a cross-licensing agreement between the two companies and may face a block on sales as a result.

RIM's BlackBerry 10 launches on January 30

RIM is betting the farm on its upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS, which the smartphone maker recently showcased at its Jam conference in California.

Pentagon replacing Blackberry with iOS, Android

The Pentagon has decided to roll out Android phones and iPhones to its more than 100,000 employees.

Smartphones: one billion served

There are now more than one billion smartphone users across the globe.

Apple now second most powerful brand, behind Coke

Not that it should surprise anyone, but Apple is now officially ranked as the second most powerful brand in the world.

RIM results less dire than expected

Research in Motion has surprised analysts with better-than-expected BlackBerry sales and a smaller quarterly loss than predicted.

Blackberry's global erosion continues

Pretty soon you won't be able to find any region where Blackberry owns the smartphone market.

Blackberry 10 will run on Snapdragon

It looks like the first Blackberry 10 devices will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor.

Samsung not interested in Blackberry

Samsung is not at all considering a play in the Blackberry market.

Judge overturns massive patent penalty against RIM

A Californian judge has overturned a widely-criticized ruling that RIM infringed an Mformation patent.

LTE Blackberry Playbook finally a reality

Research in Motion will launch its 4G LTE-powered tablet on August 9.

Android smartphone market share declines slightly



Handsets powered by Google’s popular Android operating system have apparently lost some ground to Apple’s iPhone in the lucrative US smartphone space.