BlackBerry Gains Authority to Operate on US Defense Networks

BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) was awarded an additional level of approval by the US Department of Defense for its new Z10 and Q10 smartphones. The Authority to Operate (ATO) from the Pentagon was the first for any Mobile Device Management provider. Scott Totzke, SVP, BlackBerry Security Group adds: “Being the first smartphones to be supported on […]

BlackBerry Z10 Ready for US Launch

Americans will have the new BlackBerry Z10 starting on March 22, with pre-orders slated to begin on March 12. AT&T has announced the new smartphone is available to customers for $199.99 with a two-year agreement. The BlackBerry Z10, as you already may know, features an all-touch keyboard for easier typing as well as a high-resolution […]

RIM Launches BlackBerry 10… Finally

Speeches have been made, apps have been launched, partnerships have been forged and two new BlackBerry 10 smartphones have hit the market–well, almost. Research In Motion, now officially named BlackBerry, as revealed by CEO Thorsten Heins at the BlackBerry 10 launch event, is ready to unleash the touchscreen Z10 on February 5th in Canada and […]

RIM’s App Storefront Rebranded to BlackBerry World

Research in Motion (TSX:RIM / NASDAQ:RIMM)) plans to rename its app store to BlackBerry World as it prepares for the launch of the new BlackBerry 10 operating system on January 30th. BlackBerry World will feature more than apps from now on, says RIM, and will also contain videos and music. RIM posted on its Inside […]

RIM Extends Patent Deal with InterDigital to Use 4G LTE

Research In Motion has extended a patent licensing agreement with InterDigital to ensure 4G and LTE technology is available for its BlackBerry 10 suite. The renewed contract with InterDigital means it’s now possible for RIM to integrate 4G and LTE technology on all new handsets, a prior misstep that company executives have acknowledged. RIM recently […]

US Immigration Agency to Test Pilot RIM’s BlackBerry 10

Research in Motion reports that the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency will be testing the new BlackBerry 10 platform and smartphones in January. This represents a valuable second chance for RIM, as ICE had decided to drop the BlackBerry in favour of the iPhone in October 2012, remarking that Apple’s iOS is a […]

RIM Launches New BlackBerry in India

There are droves of investors hoping Research in Motion (TSX: RIM / NASDAQ: RIMM) will hit a home run and avert a complete meltdown, which almost seems imminent based on the tech giant’s collapsing stock price and dismal quarterly reports over the past year. On that note, the company launched a brand new handset on […]

RIM Updates BlackBerry Apps

If you’ve been waiting to share your Facebook status or Twitter updates with your BBM friends, Research in Motion finally got the memo. RIM announced on April 11th, that Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones, Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry Travel, BlackBerry App World and BBM Music will include BBM connectivity within the next 10 days or […]

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