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Apple's iMessage suffering from widespread outage

Samsung, Research In Motion Sued For Using Emoticons ;(

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A shell company capped off a week of patent controversy by suing two popular phone makers for including a button that lets users put a smiley face in their messages. Varia Holdings LLC filed a complaint in New York that accuses Samsung and BlackBerry maker RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) of...
Samsung, Research In Motion Sued For Using Emoticons ;(

At peak of Apple patent war, Samsung names a new CEO

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The new chairman comes from the semiconductor side, the old from mobile phones New Samsung CEO Kwon. Photo: techweb.com.cn FORTUNE — With an Apple (AAPL) patent trial set to begin July 30 and no settlement in sight, Samsung replaced its chairman Thursday. According to Reuters, the new CEO is Kwon Oh-hyun,...
At peak of Apple patent war, Samsung names a new CEO
iPad demand to push tablet shipments past 100 million units in 2012
BlackBerry 10 reportedly won't get an Instagram app
Yahoo CEO gives workers free smartphones of their choice... unless they want a BlackBerry
Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, and the giant with no legs

Munster: How Apple becomes the first $1 trillion company

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Its market cap today is $577 billion. Where do the next $400-plus billion come from?  Click to enlarge. In a note to clients issued early Tuesday, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster raised his Q2 iPhone estimate (to 33 million), set a new 12-month price target ($910 per share) and -- most...
Munster: How Apple becomes the first $1 trillion company

First photos of BlackBerry 10 'N-Series' QWERTY smartphone leak

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As Research In Motion (RIMM) begins its attempt to mount a comeback for the ages in 2013, it will place its early hopes on two high-end smartphones. The first is the BlackBerry Z10, and we’ve already seen it in a number of leaks. The second is a QWERTY-equipped touchscreen phone similar...
First photos of BlackBerry 10 'N-Series' QWERTY smartphone leak
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins: BlackBerry 10 is a laptop killer

RIM (RIP?) is in its death spiral

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There is no way to sugarcoat today’s announcement from once great Blackberry maker, RIM.  They are, after years of putting their heads in the sand, finally taking drastic measures to change course including getting rid of former Co-CEO and current board member Jim Balsillie as well as their their CTO and...
RIM (RIP?) is in its death spiral
Amazon vs. Samsung is the most interesting matchup in tech
Android's phablet reign to last through 2013 as Apple, RIM and Nokia fail to compete
Top jobs of the week in digital media
Windows already threatening iPhone in Southern Europe
RIM dodges $150 million bullet

ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money

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Although Research in Motion has been getting creamed, the company does actually remain profitable. But even that may be dicey. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek catches a bit of a bombshell in RIMM's latest annual filing, which was released yesterday: RIMM does not provide COGS by division on a quarterly...
ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money
RIM loses another big customer as major government agency switches to Apple

RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

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Research In Motion shares are spiking on news that it has struck some sort of licensing deal with Microsoft. We've put in calls to Microsoft to find out what's going on here. It doesn't look like RIM is getting Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, or vice versa. Instead, RIM is...
RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

RIM Gives In, Admits That Business Users Want iPhones And Androids (RIMM, AAPL, GOOG)

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RIM is bending to the inevitable ... the slow death of BlackBerry among its previous biggest fans, corporate customers. Today the company released new software that lets IT departments manage iPhones, Androids and BlackBerry devices. The software is called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion. It was announced in November but became...
RIM Gives In, Admits That Business Users Want iPhones And Androids (RIMM, AAPL, GOOG)
Yet another analyst touts RIM as 2013′s comeback kid

Help! I'm A BlackBerry Virgin! (RIMM)

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RIM was nice enough to send me a BlackBerry Bold 9900 to play around with. The FedEx guy just dropped it off. I'll admit right now that I have very little experience with BlackBerry phones. When it comes to covering mobile, I think iOS, Android, and even Windows Phone are...
Help! I'm A BlackBerry Virgin! (RIMM)
RIM beats estimates in Q3, reports revenues of $2.7 billion

LEAKED: Here's How RIM Is Going To Market Its Last-Chance BlackBerry (RIMM)

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RIM's BlackBerry 10 is the long-touted software platform that hopes to turn around the company's fortunes. Now we have a first look at how it's going to push new phones running the system, like the BlackBerry Z10, thanks to these leaked retail pictures shared by RapidBerry.net. The in-store marketing materials--they...
LEAKED: Here's How RIM Is Going To Market Its Last-Chance BlackBerry (RIMM)

Nielsen: Recent U.S. iPhone sales nearly matched Android’s

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Between December and February, Android captured 48% and iOS 43% of the U.S. market Source: Nielsen The thrust of the Nielsen Mobile Insight report issued Thursday morning is that nearly half (49.7%) of U.S mobile phone owners now carry smartphones. But what interests me, as usual, is how that market...
Nielsen: Recent U.S. iPhone sales nearly matched Android’s

BlackBerry Fans Are Going Love The Latest Bullish Research Note We Just Got (RIMM)

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We just got a very nice report from RBC Capital regarding RIM's next mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10. BB10 will officially launch January 30 at a big press event in New York, and RBC says it's increasingly optimistic about the platform's chances of success. It expects the new BlackBerry phone...
BlackBerry Fans Are Going Love The Latest Bullish Research Note We Just Got (RIMM)

New purported BlackBerry Z10 specs emerge: 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP camera

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Another week, another batch of purported leaks for Research In Motion’s (RIMM) first BlackBerry 10-powered Z10. BBin claims to have most of the Z10′s final specs confirmed and it is shaping up to be a powerful device. Rumored specs for the Z10 include a TI OMAP 4470 1.5GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 for...
New purported BlackBerry Z10 specs emerge: 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP camera
BlackBerry 10 said to show promise, but it can't dent iPhone or Android
Analysis suggests RIM might not be worth buying, even with a user base of 78 million

RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

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RIM hired a protesting flash mob to swarm a Sydney Apple Store chanting "Wake up!" and waving signs that said the same, as confirmed in a statement by RIM Australia to MacTalk: "We can confirm that the Australian ‘Wake Up’ campaign, which involves a series of experiential activities taking place...
RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)
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