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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

Lenovo Downplays RIM Acquisition Rumors

Lenovo downplayed the growing speculations that the company is planning to buy Research In Motion as part of their plan to boost their mobile-device business. Lenovo, which is the second-largest manufacturer of personal computers in the world, made headlines last week when Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming said that they are looking at all

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

Free Voice Call Feature Added to Blackberry Messenger

Research In Motion is really showing their determination in turning the tables into their favor once again by adding a new feature to their Blackberry Messenger service aside from the scheduled launch of the brand new Blackberry 10 platform. RIM announced that BBM instant messenger users can now make free voice calls using the client