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BlackBerry Q10 sale remains low, report

BlackBerry Q10 sale remains low, reportAccording to a new report, the newest device released by Canadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry has not been able to attract a significant number of users in the market.

The Wall Street Journal has found that the sales figures have remained disappointing in the US and the Canadian market. The company has not announced the details of the sales for the new device, which was expected to be the saviour for the struggling company, which was once leading force in the smartphone market.

BlackBerry might separate Messenger service into new entity

BlackBerry might separate Messenger service into new entityCanadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry might be planning to separate BlackBerry Messenger service into a new company, according to people closer to the matter.

Report indicated that the new company would be called BBM Inc. BlackBerry Messenger has remained a popular platform for BlackBerry users ever since it was launched by the company on its devices. The app allows users to send and receive text messages to other BlackBerry Messenger users without paying text-messaging fees.

BlackBerry still losing customers in global markets

BlackBerry still losing customers in global marketsCanadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry is still loosing customers in the global markets as the companies and government agencies continue to leave the company for rival smartphone makers.

Blackberry has stepped up efforts to improve its focus on business users but has not been able to retain customers or attract significant number of new users. The company is taking aggressive steps to turn around the company. It will now return to its traditional strength area, the business market, where several users prefer the company due to safety.

BlackBerry launches Q5 smartphones in India with Rs.24,990-tag

blackberry-Q5New Delhi, July 16 : Canadian mobile handset manufacturer BlackBerry Tuesday launched its Q5 smartphones here priced at Rs. 24,990.

"It is more affordable for the urban youth. It will be available from tomorrow (Wednesday) at all key BlackBerry outlets and the roll-out will be completed by July 20 across India," Sunil Lalvani, managing director for Indian operations, said while launching the product.

Earlier this year, the company launched two more products, which were priced on the higher side - Q10 for Rs. 45,000 and Z10 for Rs. 43,490.

BlackBerry shares falls as company holds sales numbers

BlackBerry shares falls as company holds sales numbersBlackBerry, a leading Smartphone maker based in Canada, has seen its shares fall after the company recorded a sudden loss and did not disclose its sales figures.

Investors have expressed concerns over the lack of sales figures from the Smartphone maker in the public domain. There are worries that the Smartphone maker might not be able to regain its market share after losing customers to Apple and Android makers.

BlackBerry to support Android 4.2 Jelly Bean apps

BlackBerry to support Android 4.2 Jelly Bean appsSmartphone maker, BlackBerry has indicated that its devices are likely to support Android 4.2 Jelly Bean apps over the coming months to expand the number of apps available on its devices.

Product manager Matt Whiteman wrote on BlackBerry's official developer blog that Android Jelly Bean apps are supported in the Android development tools for BlackBerry 10.2, which is the next update for the Blackberry 10 operating system.

Société Générale upgrades BlackBerry to buy

Société Générale upgrades BlackBerry to buySociété Générale SA has upgraded the shares of smartphone maker, BlackBerry from 'sell' to 'buy' after observing that the new models form the smartphone masker is selling well in the market.

Why BlackBerry Q10's Rs.45,000 pricetag is a bad idea

blackberry-q10BlackBerry Thursday launched the Q10 in India -- the second of the two BB10 OS-based handsets that were first shown at the company’s global BB 10 event in January this year. And it’s priced at a staggering Rs 44,990 (around $820).

BlackBerry loyalists who haven’t been excited by the all-touch (and high-priced Z10) were hoping for a much lower pricetag on the Q10. They’ve been disappointed.

The first six months of 2013 have gone by with the one, high-priced, all-touch BB10 model, the Z10. And the last thing BlackBerry needed now was an expensive companion model.

BlackBerry to launch Q10 in India

BlackBerry to launch Q10 in IndiaBlackBerry is planning to launch its new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, which is the second model running the new BlackBerry 10, in the Indian market.

The company confirmed on the micro blogging site Twitter that the device will soon be launched in the Indian market. The update has cleared a lot of speculation about the launch of the device in India after online retail firm Snapdeal began taking order for the device at a token amount of Rs. 1000.

BlackBerry offering Q10 with BB 10 OS

BlackBerry offering Q10 with BB 10 OSCanadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry that was formally known as Research in Motion, is offering the second model running the new BlackBerry 10 OS called, BlackBerry Q10.

BlackBerry Q10 feature a hardware qwerty keyboard, as traditionally preferred by Balckberry customers and a 3.1in Super AMOLED display with a resolution of
720-x-720-pixels. The BlackBerry Z10, which is the first device to run BB 10 OS, featured a larger 4.2in display.

BlackBerry Q10 available for pre-order from Phones4U for £550

BlackBerry-Q10In a recent announcement pertaining to the pre-ordering of the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, Phones4U has revealed that the handset can now be pre-ordered with it for £550. The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will likely be delivered on April 30; and will come with three months' worth of Wi-Fi.

The BlackBerry Q10 pre-order price being offered by Phones4U is only £20 more than Unlocked-Mobiles, and is comparatively much cheaper than Carphone Warehouse's £580 SIM-free cost of the handset.

BlackBerry to reportedly offer three tiers of BlackBerry 10 smartphones

BlackBerry to reportedly offer three tiers of BlackBerry 10 smartphonesA recent report in The Canadian Press has, citing the information shared by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins about the company's plans to take on Apple and Android in the smartphone market, revealed that BlackBerry will be offering three tiers of its devices --- the high-end devices; the mid-range devices; and the entry-level devices.

BlackBerry India MD Sunil Dutt steps down

BlackBerry India MD Sunil Dutt steps downBlackBerry India has confirmed that Managing Director Sunil Dutt, who in recent times presided over the India launch of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, has stepped down with immediate effect.

Confirming Mr. Dutt's resignation, a spokesperson for BlackBerry India, said, "I can confirm Sunil Dutt has left his position as Managing Director, BlackBerry India with immediate effect. We wish Sunil well for the future."

Thorsten Heins: RIM has to face competition from iPhone, Android handsets

Thorsten Heins: RIM has to face competition from iPhone, Android handsets With Research In Motion (RIM)'s latest BlackBerry OS - the BlackBerry 10, or BB10, version - finally scheduled for release in early 2013, and the company steadily losing smartphone market share to Apple's iPhone and the Android-based handsets, the RIM CEO Thorsten Heins said in a recent interview that his company is aware of the fact that it has to face competition from its rivals.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to drop BlackBerry in favor of iPhone

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to drop BlackBerry in favor of iPhoneIn what apparently marks the latest blow for BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM), a few months before its delays-plagued new BlackBerry launch, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) has revealed that it intends terminating its contract with RIM for using its BlackBerry handset; and would switch over the Apple iPhone.

RIM adds transparency to its developer programme

RIM adds transparency to its developer programme With BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) making a shift to its QNX-based BlackBerry 10 (BB10) operating system early next year, the BlackBerry Jam Americas event in San Jose this week witnessed Bob Taniguchi - chief of RIM's developer evangelism team - highlighting the fact that RIM's once-notoriously-secret developer programme has become increasingly transparent.

RIM BlackBerry users suffer service disruption in Europe

RIM BlackBerry users suffer service disruption in EuropeAlmost in coincidence with Apple's much-awaited launch of its iPhone 5 on Friday, September 21, some European users of Research In Motion (RIM)'s BlackBerry devices witnessed a service disruption --- the second service outage for RIM in the last two years.

While Vodafone Group revealed that the Friday service outage affected Blackberry subscribers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where users lost e-mail and Internet access, RIM said in an email that the disruption did not affect the users in the company's biggest market - the US.

Indonesian mobile phone operators to get preview of BlackBerry 10

Indonesian mobile phone operators to get preview of BlackBerry 10According to The Jakarta Post, BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM)'s executives will soon be visiting Indonesia to give the mobile phone operators in the country a preview of RIM's forthcoming BlackBerry 10 platform, as well as to talk about market entry strategies.

RIM to target business customers, says CEO

CEO Thorsten HeinsCanada-based, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), which is the maker of popular BlackBerrry family of smartphones, has said that it will focus on business customers.

Apple has been able to surpass rival Canada-based, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) in its home market for the first time in the smartphone market. Apple has overtaken RIM with its iPhone smartphones in terms of total shipments. RIM said that it will loose most of its consumer market share and will focus on business segment.

Apple surpasses BlackBerry in Canadian market

Apple surpasses BlackBerry in Canadian marketAmerican technology giant, Apple has been able to surpass rival Canada-based, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) in its home market for the first time in the smartphone market.

Apple has overtaken RIM, which is the maker of the popular BlackBerry family of smartphones, with its iPhone smartphones in terms of total shipments. RIM shipped 2.08 million BlackBerrys in the previous year in Canada compared to 2.85 million units for Apple, according to data from IDC and Bloomberg.




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