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Topic: RIM

Survey: iPhone killing interest in RIM, satisfying more users than Android

07/14/2010, 07:07 pm

A survey asking than 4,000 users about their future plans to buy a smartphone and their current satisfaction with their existing phone indicates Apple is erasing interest in BlackBerry devices among consumers while its iPhones continue to leave customers far more satisfied than any other smartphone on the market.


International bank switches from BlackBerry to Apple iPhone

05/17/2010, 11:05 am

Standard Chartered, a British bank with nearly 75,000 employees in more than 70 countries, has switched its standard corporate communications device from RIM's BlackBerry to Apple's iPhone.


iPhone market share grows to 16% at expense of BlackBerry

05/07/2010, 11:05 am

Apple's 8.75 million iPhones sold in the first quarter of 2010 were good for a 16.1 percent worldwide market share, taken at the expense of Research in Motion's BlackBerry smartphones.


RIM unveils BlackBerry OS 6 with iPhone-like multitouch

04/27/2010, 02:04 pm

Set to arrive in the third quarter of 2010, Research in Motion's new BlackBerry 6 mobile operating system will feature multitouch input for its Web browser, e-mail, media player and more, with iPhone-like features such as pinch-to-zoom.


Research in Motion ships record 10.5M BlackBerries, shares slide

03/31/2010, 06:03 pm

BackBerry maker Research in Motion reported strong sales for its fiscal Q3 2010 but saw its shares slip some 7% as both revenues and shipments fell short of Wall Street's expectations.


39% of BlackBerry owners say they'd switch to an iPhone

03/16/2010, 09:03 am

A new study found that nearly half of all BlackBerry owners would be likely to switch to another smartphone, with a majority of those eyeing Apple's iPhone.


Apple iPhone targeted in patent lawsuit over sync, Bluetooth

03/10/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple -- along with AT&T, Research in Motion and a number of other mobile companies -- is the defendant in a new patent suit that covers a broad range of smartphone related technologies, including e-mail syncing and Bluetooth connectivity.


Gartner: Apple's iPhone was No. 3 worldwide smartphone in 2009

02/23/2010, 09:02 am

After more than doubling its total sales from a year prior, the iPhone platform was catapulted into third place in global smartphone sales in 2009, with Apple shipping 24.9 million handsets.


ITC to investigate Kodak's complaint against Apple

02/17/2010, 06:02 pm

In addition to a probe inspired by a lawsuit from Nokia, the U.S. International Trade Commission announced this week it will also investigate a patent infringement complaint from Kodak against Apple.


Apple's share of U.S. smartphone market grows to 25% - study

02/09/2010, 07:02 am

A strong holiday quarter helped to grow Apple's share of the U.S. smartphone market by 1.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009, giving the iPhone a 25.3 percent share of users, according to a new report.


Kodak sues Apple on claims of iPhone-related patent infringement

01/14/2010, 10:01 am

The Eastman Kodak Company announced Thursday that it filed a lawsuit against Apple with the U.S. International Trade Commission, alleging that the iPhone infringes a Kodak patent related to previewing images.


Research in Motion sells record 10M BlackBerries in Q3 [u]

12/18/2009, 12:12 pm

Apple competitor Research in Motion had a blockbuster quarter, selling 10.1 million handsets and earning $3.92 billion in revenue in the three-month frame ending in November.


Following Apple, RIM hopes to grow its presence in China

09/03/2009, 01:09 pm

As Apple's iPhone prepares for its debut in China later this year, competing handset maker Research in Motion is also pushing for its BlackBerry line to expand to 3G in the nation of over one billion.


Palm releases Mojo SDK for Pre/WebOS development

07/16/2009, 05:07 pm

Palm announced today that its new Software Development Kit for the Pre is now available to all interested app developers, following an early access program that has been limited to a few Palm partners since April.