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BlackBerry CEO says iPhone is outdated

In this Jan. 30, 2013 file photo, the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is displayed in New York. Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to Research In Motion Ltd. chief executive Thorsten Heins. Heins made the comment Thursday, March 21, 2013, on the eve of the much-delayed launch of the new touchscreen BlackBerry in the United States. AT&T begins selling the Z10 on Friday, more than six weeks after RIM launched the devices elsewhere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Apple’s iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New BlackBerry coming to the US on March 22

Blackberry South Asia Managing Director Hastings Singh poses with the new Blackberry Z10 smartphone during its launch in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, March 4, 2013. The Z10 will be launched in the US only on March 22.  AP /ACHMAD IBRAHIM

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will launch its new touchscreen smartphone in the US with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIM launched the much-delayed devices elsewhere.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Crucial, long-overdue BlackBerry makeover arrives

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2011, file photo,  a Blackberry employee  holds a mobile phone of Blackberry in Berlin. Research In Motion (RIM) made another step towards the release of its new BlackBerry smartphones on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, announcing that it plans to unveil the devices and its new operating system on Jan. 30. AP/dapd, Berthold Stadler

The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone is promising a speedier device, a superb typing experience and the ability to keep work and personal identities separate on the same phone. It’s the fruit of a crucial, long-overdue makeover for the Canadian company.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

RIM loses BlackBerry subscribers for first time

In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of Research in Motion, gestures while talking about the messenger capabilities of the new BlackBerry 10 at the BlackBerry Jam Americas conference in San Jose, Calif. BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion, which is already struggling with plunging sales, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 said it lost subscribers for the first time in the latest quarter, as the global number of BlackBerry users dipped to 79 million and the stock plunged in after hours after the company said it will change the way it shares revenue with carriers. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Research In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

RIM begins showing new BlackBerry’s to carriers

An attendee at the Blackberry 10 Jam World Tour holds one of the company's DevAlpha devices at their stop in Waterloo, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.  AP PHOTO/THE CANADIAN PRESS, GEOFF ROBINS

Canadian phone maker Research In Motion has begun showing its new BlackBerry smartphones to wireless carriers around the world, but the struggling company remains “months and months” away from starting to sell them.

Posted: August 24th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

RIM to cut 5,000 jobs, delay new phones

In this Thursday June 21, 2012, file photo, Tim Neil, Research In Motion Ltd.'s Canadian Operating Director of Operations, Platforms and Tools, speaks about the Blackberry 10 architecture during the RIM Blackberry 10 Jam World Tour in Toronto. Struggling BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. revealed Thursday, June 28, 2012, that its business is crumbling faster than thought. The Canadian company posted worse results for its latest quarter than analysts had expected. It's cutting 5,000 jobs and delaying the launch of its new phone operating system, BlackBerry 10, on which it's pinning its hope for a comeback (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim)

Struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. said Thursday it will delay the launch of new phones deemed critical to the company’s survival and revealed its business is crumbling faster than thought.

Posted: June 29th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry’s decline felt

In this March 28, 2002, file photo, Joseph To holds his BlackBerry device in San Francisco. There is talk that the fate of Research In Motion, the company that fathered the BlackBerry in 1999, is no longer certain as its flagship property rapidly loses market share to flashier phones like Apple's iPhone and Google's Android-driven models.  AP PHOTO/JUSTIN SULLIVAN

President Barack Obama couldn’t bear to part with his BlackBerry. Oprah Winfrey declared it one of her “favorite things.” It could be so addictive that it was nicknamed “the CrackBerry.”

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

RIM says will still make keypads for BlackBerrys

BlackBerry mobile phone. AFP photo

Research in Motion Ltd. says future BlackBerry models will still offer physical keyboards.

Posted: May 3rd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BlackBerry maker co-CEOs step down

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis. AFP

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion’s co-CEOs, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, are stepping down, RIM said Sunday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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