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Opera launches browser on BlackBerry App World

Opera launches browser on BlackBerry App WorldOpera's popular `Opera Mini 6.5 browser' is now available for the users of the BlackBerry devices through the BlackBerry App World.

Opera claims that the browser is the most used mobile browser in the world and more than 160 million active users from around the world. The browser maintains the design and the layout of the web page as it would appear on a dekptop.

RIM rolls out update for PlayBook’s OS

RIM rolls out update for PlayBook’s OSCanadian firm, Research in Motion (RIM), the maker of the popular BlackBerry family of smarpthones, has announced that it has released a major upgrade for the BlackBerry PlayBook's operating system on Tuesday morning.

The no-cost download will allow the PlayBook to run some apps developed for devices that use Google's Android operating system. The new version will also include features for automatically integrating information and messages from social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with its e-mail, calendar and contact apps.

BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs after market bleeding

BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs after market bleedingToronto, June 22 : After two days of bleeding on the stock market in the wake of its disappointing quarterly results, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Tuesday reportedly laid off 200 employees at its headquarters in Waterloo near here.

Though RIM didn't confirm job cuts, the local media said 200 'manufacturing' employees were issued pink slips when they arrived for work at the RIM headquarters.

Of RIM's 17,500 employees worldwide, about 9,000 work at its headquarters and regional offices around its hub.

21 percent plunge in BlackBerry stock

21 percent plunge in BlackBerry stockToronto, June 18 : In the biggest one-day fall in its fortunes Friday, the BlackBerry company Research In Motion (RIM) plunged about 21 percent - or more than $7 per share - after Thursday's poor quarterly results.

The stock of the iconic wireless giant closed at $27.24 - the lowest in five years - after RIM posted much lower-than-expected net income of $695 million as compared to $934 million in the previous quarter.

Friday's exit by investors was triggered by forecast of shrinking revenue, profits and hob losses.

BlackBerry announces job cuts as profits, stock plunge

BlackBerry announces job cuts as profits, stock plungeToronto, June 17 : BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM)sank more than 15 percent during after-hours trading after Canada's top technology company released first-quarter results Thursday.

As Waterloo-based RIM posted a much-lower-than-expected net income of $695 million as compared to $934 million in the previous quarter, investors dumped the embattled icon, plunging its stock below $30 for the first time since 2006.

The first quarterly revenue of $4.9 billion is down 12 percent from $5.6 billion during the previous quarter.

BlackBerry signs Indian-led company for tablet apps

BlackBerry signs Indian-led company for tablet appsToronto, March 31 : BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has entered into a deal with Indian-led Polar Mobile for exclusive development of apps to enhance appeal of its soon-be-launched PlayBook tablet.

A leading mobile content solutions enabler for large media companies, Toronto-based Polar Mobile is headed by Indian-origin Kunal Gupta. It has already developed over 180 apps for RIM's BlackBerry smart phones.

2011 to be the year of the tablet

2011 to be the year of the tabletToronto, Nov 22 - With the BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) launching the PlayBook early next year, the tablet is set to become the next big device in the new year.

With the roaring success of Apple's iPad which has sold in millions since its launch in April, the BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has joined major players in the electronics industry to rush into the market with their versions of the tablet.

UAE, India can't chance on reaction over BlackBerry

UAE, India can't chance on reaction over BlackBerry  Although BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM), originated at Waterloo close here didn't act in response on Tuesday to India's verdict to stretch its timeline till Dec 31 to convince New Delhi's safety issues, analysts expressed no budding nation wishes to confront chances by shoving off BlackBerry.

The home ministry of Indian on Tuesday provided its subsequent stay of execution in six weeks to RIM to offer right of entry to its instantaneous email, messaging and web browsing for safety issues.

BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 settled on Sept 27-30

BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 settled on Sept 27-30The Canadian mobile phone developer, Research In Motion is all set to embrace the BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 discussion on September 27th-30th in San Francisco, California, to bring in new mobile technologies and tools. The BlackBerry DEVCON discussion is for all time is anticipated to sway in with novel statements on upcoming products that are mainly de [BlackBerry_DEVCON_2010] signed to assist the developers for the accomplishment.

India may extend BlackBerry deadline

BlackBerryThe government has confirmed that India might consider the extension of the deadline of 31st August given to Research In Motion, within which period it is supposed to offer access to the encrypted messages and emails by the Indian Security agency, if the firm based in Canada manufacturing Blackberry handsets declares that it has some answer to the problem and thus will need some extra time to develop it.

BlackBerry sales drop in India

BlackBerry sales drop in India After the expiry of the deadline on the 31st of August, the government's decision to permit access to Blackberry's encoded electronic message and other texting facilities is still ambiguous and this vagueness has led to a fall in the trade of the smartphone's in the India.

Customers are not willing to buy Blackberry since this brand is celebrated for its services and features and if those very services are not accessible then they do not see any point in paying so much money in purchasing it.

BlackBerry draws 'a firm line' on access to key services

BlackBerry draws 'a firm line' on access to key servicesToronto, Aug 13 - With India setting Aug 31 as the deadline for BlackBerry and its carrier partners to allow access to its two types of encrypted data, device maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday said it "has drawn a firm line'' on access to communications on its smart phones.

RIM launches its BlackBerry Curve 8530 in India

RIM launches its BlackBerry Curve 8530 in IndiaRIM has introduced its all new BlackBerry 8530 Curve in the Indian market. This has been announced by the company officials in a statement. The BlackBerry 8530 Curve is the latest mid-range CDMA device from the leading handset firm RIM. In India, now it will be available with only Tata Indicom connection.

The demand of Smartphone is going higher day by day in this country and this has encouraged the parent company RIM to introduce their new products in this market.

Tata Indicom and RIM offer BlackBerry Curve 8530

Tata Indicom and RIM offer BlackBerry Curve 8530BlackBerry Curve 8530 is launched by Tata Teleservices Ltd and Research in Motion for its CDMA users on the Tata Indicom network.

The handset is capable of facilitating emails, messages, social networking, multimedia and entertainment of people. It comes with QWERTY keyboard, 256MB of memory and a 528 MHz processor. It also supports location based applications and Wi-Fi. It also supports 10 email accounts, including Yahoo!, Windows Live Hotmail, AOL and Gmail, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server support.

Vodafone, Blackberry to tap the healthcare sector

Vodafone, Blackberry to tap the healthcare sectorResearch in Motion (RIM) and Vodafone Essar have come out with a new service which is going to make the healthcare services easier. In this venture they are joined by Blackberry, which will provide the requisite handsets for the service.

Going to known as the mobile ECG (electrocardiogram), the service will help the user have ECG with help of smart phones. These will be known as the eUNO R 10, and also the involvement of Mediline Systems Ltd in Mumbai.

Blackberry Bold 9700 lands on Indian grounds

Blackberry Bold 9700 lands on Indian groundsRIM with its latest BlackBerry, the 9700 Bold debuts in India. Meant for the business executives, it comes with a new optical trackpad and a speedier 624MHz processor that is a performance enhancer. Comprising of a 2.44-inch screen capable of a high 480x360 pixel resolution, it has a 256MB of onboard memory - with expandable option via microSD card.

A newly white colored Blackberry Bold 9700 hits the Indian markets

A newly white colored Blackberry Bold 9700 hits the Indian marketsThe mobile companies launched mobiles in various colors to suit the mood and tastes of the users.

Recently launched Blackberry 9700 in white color is estimated to be a huge success in Indian market.

The new Blackberry looks are very attractive with satin chrome finishing and leatherette back plate. It is a gift to the fanatic mobile users with some interesting features and innovative characteristics.

Leaked images of Blackberry slider revealed

BlackBerry-Slider-PhoneThe latest images hint the release of the new Blackberry which supposedly will be called as 9800.

The leaked images of the BlackBerry slider phone this time a bit more blurry than the usual reinstate the fact that the phone does run on BlackBerry OS 6 and is the all new featured model set for a definite launch.

The trade pundits refer this device to be the first amongst the upcoming league of BlackBerry devices that use OS 6. It is yet unclear whether the OS runs on touch or the non-touch phones or both (like the BlackBerry 9670 clamshell).

RIM publicises Pearl 9100

RIM publicises Pearl 9100In an official announcement Research In Motion has proclaimed the launch of the Blackberry Pearl 9100 which is posed to be an entry level 3G smartphone.

The candy bar imaged Blackberry Pearl is sleek in appearance, measuring only 50mm wide. It features a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, an in-built GPS, 802.11n Wi-Fi and 256MB internal storage that is complemented by 32GB additional storage via a microSD card, all in a 2.2-inch screen (400x360 pixels) with light sensing features.

RIM Introduces its BlackBerry Pearl 3G Smartphone

RIM Introduces its BlackBerry Pearl 3G SmartphoneResearch In Motion has introduced its all new BlackBerry Pearl 3G Smartphone to the market. RIM is popularly known for its designing and manufacturing of wireless solutions in the world of mobile communication. The introduction of the new edition of the BlackBerry has been announced and it will hit the market very soon.

The company officials have informed that this phone will carry all the latest features as will as will produce a trendy look for the sophisticated customers.




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