Blackberry outage hits four continents

A Blackberry outage that first struck earlier this week has only continued to expand and create another headache for Research in Motion.

Leaked pic: BB Messenger on Android

If this picture is a sign of things to come, Research in Motion may have come one step closer to throwing in the towel.

RIM insists PlayBook won't be axed

A RIM spokesperson has denied that the moribund BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will soon be discontinued.

Blackberry Playbook price drops

It's usually not a good sign when retailers cut the price of a gadget that hasn't received an official price cut from the manufacturer.

T-Mobile's new Blackberry is just $80

It seems Blackberry may still have one edge over iPhones and Androids - they're cheaper.

RIM's PlayBooks are gathering dust

Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta Computer is being forced to lay off around 1,000 workers as RIM scales back on production of its flailing PlayBook tablet.


Blackberry Playbook price likely to be slashed

After sluggish sales and continuing steep drops in market share, there's only one thing can save the Blackberry Playbook.

New Blackberry phones can play Android apps

There is a lot more coming to Research in Motion's next batch of Blackberry phones than just a new operating system.

RIM trials music-sharing service

RIM's launched a music service with a difference that runs on top of Blackberry Messenger (BBM).

New Blackberry Curve models introduced

Not one to leave a sinking ship, Research in Motion has just pumped out three new versions of its entry-level Blackberry Curve device.

Sprint kills 4G Playbook plans

This is not good news for the fate of the Blackberry brand. The one device that seemed to bring a shimmer of hope back to Blackberry and company Research in Motion, just lost a big supporter.

BlackBerry hacked as UK riots rage on

As word of Mark Duggan's controversial death spread over BlackBerry Messenger and various social networking sites, civil unrest ensued with violent riots breaking out in the streets of London and other British cities.

On BlackBerry Messenger and the London riots

Every time anything newsworthy happens, concerned citizens take to social networks like Facebook and Twitter, spreading text, images and videos.

RIM announces two new versions of Blackberry Torch

Research in Motion has just lifted the veil on two new versions of its most recent Blackberry phone.

Android smartphone shipments jump 379%

Android-based smartphone shipments increased by a staggering 379% (over a year ago) to 51.9 million units in Q2 2011.

Android may be top OS, but Apple is top manufacturer

Google's Android operating system currently claims the largest share of the U.S. consumer smartphone market with a very impressive 39%.

RIM plans to cut 2,000 jobs

The latest step in trying to save the sinking ship that is Blackberry maker Research in Motion is quite a drastic one.

RIM calls Playbook cancellation rumor "pure fiction"

There is absolutely no truth to speculation that the WiFi version of the Blackberry Playbook is being canned, RIM says.

46% of consumers want an iPhone, only 32% for Android

According to a recent ChangeWave survey, up to 46% of consumers planning to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days say they'll choose an Apple iPhone. 

Analyst: RIM must split to save itself

A prominent analyst believes the ailing Research in Motion (RIM) should be split into two parts: a phone business and a network operations division.