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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…

RIM, BlackBerry at the Crossroads

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New data suggests RIM holds a tenuous third place in the smartphone market, placing more pressure than ever on BlackBerry 10 to prove a success. continue…

RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Leaps FIPS Security Hurdle

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BlackBerry 10 is now FIPS 140-2 certified, but analysts continue to debate the platform’s potential for success. continue…

Android the 800-Pound Gorilla of Smartphones: IDC

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Android’s share of the smartphone market has hit 75 percent, according to IDC. continue…

RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Likely Launching in March 2013: Analyst

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RIM could launch its next-generation BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system in March 2013, predicts analyst Peter Misek. continue…

Yahoo Excludes BlackBerry from Employee Smartphone List

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Yahoo decided to exclude BlackBerry from the list of potential employee smartphones. That illustrates Research In Motion’s current troubles. continue…

Report: RIM Mulls Secured Server Sale

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IBM has reportedly bid for RIM’s enterprise services business and its secured servers. continue…

Layoffs Come to Thousands at RIM, Motorola Mobility

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Bad news is coming for thousands of mobile-company workers as Research in Motion and Google’s Motorola Mobility both prepare for layoffs. RIM is expected to let up to 3,000 people go today. Yesterday — Sunday — Google said it will cut 20 percent of Motorola Mobility’s workforce and close a third of its 94 offices worldwide. One-third of the Motorola cuts will be in the United States. Among the drivers of Google’s decision: a desire to exit unprofitable markets, stop… continue…

IBM Wants RIM Enterprise Services Unit: Rumor

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IBM is interested in Research In Motion’s enterprise-services unit, which offers secure service to BlackBerry units, according to Bloomberg. continue…