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T-Mobile to stop selling BlackBerrys in US

The BlackBerry Q10. Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States. AP FILE PHOTO

Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry shares lifted by big Pentagon contract

The BlackBerry Q10. Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States. AP FILE PHOTO

BlackBerry shares leapt more than nine percent Tuesday as the troubled Canadian smartphone maker got a boost from news of contract to supply the US military with 80,000 new handsets.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry sues company for violating keyboard patent

The BlackBerry Q10. Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States. AP FILE PHOTO

BlackBerry Ltd. said Friday it had filed a suit in a California court against Los Angeles firm Typo Products for violating its patents with a Blackberry-like keyboard made for Apple’s iPhone.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry: We’re very much alive, thank you

In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, file photo, Arun Kumar, a senior product manager for BlackBerry, shows off the new BlackBerry Z10 during the global launch of the company's new smartphones in Toronto. BlackBerry's interim chief executive said Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, reports of the death of the company “are greatly exaggerated.” Former Sybase CEO John Chen said in a letter to customers that BlackBerry is returning to its roots, refocusing on delivering devices and services to business users.  AP

BlackBerry’s new chief executive cast off persistent talk of the smartphone maker’s demise, vowing on Monday that the company would pick itself back up and was “here to stay.”

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More Canadians streaming television shows via Netflix

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More and more Canadians are tuning into online movie streaming websites such as Netflix, but it has not impacted traditional television viewing as feared, according to a report published Thursday.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Ailing BlackBerry agrees to $4.7 billion buyout

In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, file photo, blackBerry's employees prepare the launch event for the company's new smartphones in London. Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered to buy BlackBerry in a deal that values the Canadian smartphone company at about US$4.7 billion on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.  AP

Tech pioneer BlackBerry made a last roll of the dice Monday and agreed to a probable $4.7 billion buyout by a consortium planning to take the struggling smartphone maker private.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Video of eagle attacking toddler sparks online buzz

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A video of a golden eagle swooping down and snatching a toddler off the ground in Montreal before letting go has sparked an online buzz amid mounting doubts over the authenticity of the footage.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in 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 hit with $147.2M patent payout

In this June 29, 2012, photo, the Canadian Flag flies in front of the Research In Motion (RIM) company logo on one of their many buildings,in Waterloo, Canada. A California jury has ordered the BlackBerry maker to pay $147.2 million in damages for infringing on a patent for remote management of wireless devices, RIM announced Saturday, July 14, 2012.  AP PHOTO/THE CANADIAN PRESS, DAVE CHIDLEY

A California jury has ordered BlackBerry maker Research in Motion to pay $147.2 million in damages for infringing on a patent for remote management of wireless devices, RIM announced Saturday.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New webcam allows world to watch live polar bear migration

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An estimated 1,000 polar bears linger outside the Canadian town of Churchill, Manitoba waiting for the Hudson Bay to freeze over around this time, every year.

Posted: November 3rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BlackBerry outages spread to North America

BlackBerry smartphone  AP PHOTO

NEW YORK—BlackBerry users across the world were exasperated Wednesday as an outage of email, messaging and Internet services on the phones spread to the US and Canada and stretched into the third day for Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. It was the biggest outage in years for BlackBerry users, and strained their relationship with [...]

Posted: October 13th, 2011 in Gadgets,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Blackberry maker threatened for helping British police

OTTAWA – Research In Motion was threatened with reprisals Tuesday if it released encrypted communications of its British Blackberry users to help British police quell days of violent looting. A group or person identified only as Team Poison hacked RIM’s official blog and posted a message online warning the Canadian firm against assisting police in [...]

Posted: August 10th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

RIM launches 5 new BlackBerry smartphones

MONTREAL—Canada’s Research in Motion (RIM) on Wednesday announced plans for five new BlackBerry smartphones, the largest global product launch in the company’s history. RIM, which has seen its stock price slump as it faces tough competition from Apple’s iPhone and others, said it would introduce two new “BlackBerry Bold” models and three of its “BlackBerry [...]

Posted: August 3rd, 2011 in Gadgets,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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