BlackBerry (Company)

Is BlackBerry Planning More Layoffs?

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BlackBerry investors weren’t the only ones disappointed Friday when the company announced weaker than expected fiscal first quarter results. During the period that ended June 1, the mobile-device maker posted a loss — $84 million on revenues of $3.1 billion. Meanwhile, employees can’t be happy about the company’s plans to “continue to implement the cost savings” it started last year. In 2012, BlackBerry announced plans to cut approximately 5,000 workers from its payroll by the end of its fiscal year… continue…

BlackBerry’s Rise or Fall Depends on BB10 Apps

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In unveiling its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system and slick-looking Z10 and Q10 smartphones, the renamed Research in Motion has offered up a critical key to winning over developers and, it hopes, building up its lackluster app ecosystem. Can the company — now named BlackBerry — pull it off? Developers say maybe, depending on how their community reacts to BB10′s Android porting and repackaging approach. Port Me Over, Scotty “BlackBerry is working to make an inclusive platform, one where you… continue…

RIM Unveils BlackBerry 10, Its Big Turnaround Hope

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Research In Motion hopes that BlackBerry 10 will help it reclaim ground in the smartphone wars. continue…

Lenovo Considering Research In Motion Bid

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Lenovo is apparently considering a play for Research In Motion and its BlackBerry-branded portfolio. continue…

RIM CEO Heins Talks Possible Hardware Sell-Off, BlackBerry 10

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Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins indicated that multiple strategic options remain on the table for his embattled company. continue…

For RIM, Moment of Truth Is Almost at Hand

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Revenues and subscribers are down, and cash reserves up, as RIM clears the decks for next month’s BlackBerry 10 launch. continue…

Technology to Watch for in 2013

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What’s coming to technology next year? Despite what consultants tell, predicting the future is all about educated guessing as opposed to science. Still, guessing can be fun. So let’s see… Apple Just before the end of this year, Tim Cook decided to speak — a lot. As the new CEO, it was probably a very tough year for him. In an interview with Business Week, he said that “Apple has changed every day since I have been here” and that… continue…

RIM Offers Glimpse of BlackBerry 10 Hardware

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Research In Motion pulled back the curtain a bit from its final design for BlackBerry 10. continue…

Microsoft, RIM Face Critical 2013: IDC

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Microsoft and Research In Motion must succeed in the mobile OS arena in 2013, predicts IDC. The alternatives are dire. continue…

NTSB Dumps BlackBerry in Favor of iPhone 5

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will replace its stock of BlackBerry devices with Apple’s iPhone 5. continue…