UAE withdraws Blackberry ban

Travelers to the United Arab Emirates can breathe a sign of relief: they won't have to be parted from their Blackberrys after all. The country has withdrawn its threat to shut off all Blackberry messaging, email and web browsing on Monday, saying it's now satisfied that the devices comply with the UAE's regulatory framework.

Artist builds giant Lego phone

New York artist Nathan Sawaya has built a five-foot-tall Blackberry Tour 9360 phone from Lego.

Microsoft Project Pink phones to appear this spring

More details have emerged of Microsoft's Project Pink phone - and it looks like it won't support Windows Phone 7.

ITC to probe Apple, RIM over patent violation

The US International Trade Commission has said it will investigate Apple and RIM  for patent violation, following a complaint from Kodak.