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BlackBerry 10 Devices Will Not Be Sold in Japan

BlackBerry confirmed that their new smartphones will not be sold in Japan, justifying previous reports about the company’s hesitation to compete in a market that is currently being dominated by Apple. The Nikkei business daily first reported the development, which was later confirmed by the Canada-based company, which is hoping to regain their lost glory

BlackBerry Chief Reveals Encouraging UK Sales But Disappointed With US Release Delay

BlackBerry Chief Executive Officer Thorsten Heins revealed on Tuesday that the recently released BlackBerry devices are making waves in the United Kingdom, exceeding the company’s initial expectation. Heins unveiled the company’s new BlackBerry 10 platform last Thursday together with the first two devices powered by the new operating system – the full touch Z10 and

Samsung Dethrones Nokia as Top Mobile Phone Brand in 2012

For the first time in 14 years, Nokia will not finish on top of the mobile phone business annual report after Samsung overtook the Finnish company as top mobile brand in 2012. According to a survey conducted by research firm IHS iSuppli, Samsung tallied 29 percent of worldwide shipment from 24 percent last year, while

Blackberry 10 to Be Tested By 120 Customers From Variety of Industries

Research In Motion announced that 120 selected customers from a variety of industries will begin the beta testing of their brand new Blackberry Enterprise Service 10 and their pre-production Blackberry 10 smartphones. According to RIM’s official announcement, the technical preview program will give selected customers access to their newly-built mobility management solution. The 120 customers

Blackberry 10 Could Be a Flop Just Like the PlayBook, Says Analysts

While Research in Motion is optimistic that their new platform would turn their fortunes around next year, analysts warn consumers to lower their expectations, saying that Blackberry 10 could be another flop just like the company’s Blackberry Playbook. The new Blackberry 10 platform has been well-received by several wireless carriers, but Wall Street still questions

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Reveals Company’s “Mobile” Plan

Yahoo! chief executive officer Marissa Mayer revealed in an interview that she will be encouraging the company to shift their focus to mobile as part of her revitalization plan for the internet giant. In her first-ever media interview since taking over in Yahoo! last July, focusing to mobile will be a great move for the

Blackberry 10 Launch Event Set on January 30 in Multiple Countries

After several delays, many have doubted if Research in Motion will really release their Blackberry 10 platform. But all doubts will finally end after the company announced the launch date of their new platform that aims to regain their pace after being overshadowed by other smartphones and android devices. In a blog post, RIM announced

Blackberry Dropped by US Federal Agency in Favor of iPhone

Research In Motion Ltd absorbed another huge blow after US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) announced that they will end their partnership with RIM in favor of Apple’s iPhone. The Federal Agency, who partnered with RIM for the past eight years, said that the change is inevitable since Blackberry can no longer meet the