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RIM Kills 16GB PlayBook, Pledges Tablet Commitment

RIM s decision to discontinue the 16GB version of its PlayBook tablet may be part of the belt-tightening measures the company is taking as it awaits the launch of its BlackBerry 10 platform and handsets. Read More >

Why Android Dominates the Mobile Market

Google's Android platform has skyrocketed to the top of the mobile market and has become entrenched there with little sign that another mobile OS will soon topple its dominant position. There are several reasons why that has happened. Read More >

Apple to Announce Major Refresh of Mac Computers at WWDC: Report

Apple may unveil MacBook Air notebooks with Retina displays or otherwise upgraded Mac computers at WWDC, a report says. Read More >

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Siri Changes Coming

Apple CEO Tim Cook, at the All Things D event on May 29, opened up as much as the CEO of one of the world's most secretive companies can. He hinted at big things to come for iPhone's Siri voice-recognition service. Read More >

Job Cuts at BlackBerry Maker RIM Could Reach 6,000

With the upcoming BlackBerry 10 facing iPhone 5 and other big launches, analysts say they're remaining "cautious" about RIM's prospects. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: 10 Reasons Why RIM's Survival Depends on Ditching the BlackBerry

NEWS ANALYSIS: Research In Motion has come to a difficult place in its lifecycle. For the first time in its history, RIM's BlackBerry smartphones are not highly sought-after devices. Apple's iPhone and a host of Android-based devices are now capturing the attention of today's customers. Cost-cutting and Read More >

iPhone Pricing Higher Than Competitors as Smartphone Sales Grow

Smartphone purchasers are willing to pay $11 more for an Apple iPhone than for a comparable Google Android-based smartphone, according to an iGR survey. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: 10 Products Apple Should Launch In the Next Year

When Jonathan Ive, Apple's SVP of Industrial Design, was knighted in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London by Princess Anne on May 23, he hinted at more great things to come from the company that brought us the iPhone and iPad. There's no... Read More >

Apple's iCloud Data Center Will Use Green Energy

The company said its North Carolina facility will be powered by a combination of solar power, green fuel cells and other sources of renewable energy. Read More >

Apple Expected to Update iCloud, MacBook Pros at WWDC

Apple is expected to introduce an iCloud updated with new photo and video features at its Worldwide Developers Conference, according to a report. New MacBooks are also likely. Read More >

Tablet Use Nearly Doubles Among Doctors in 2012

With the Apple iPad the most popular mobile device, doctors have almost doubled their use of tablets in the last year, according to a new report by Manhattan Research. Read More >

It's Still an iPad World -- For Now

The Apple device still dominates the young space, but competitors at CTIA said they see changes on the horizon. Read More >

Law Enforcement Turns to the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

RIM is at risk of losing some government customers, but the compatibility of the BlackBerry PlayBook in new police deployments--and smaller cars--could help balance that out. Read More >

What the BlackBerry 10 PlayBook Needs to Succeed

According to reports, Research In Motion will be launching a 4G LTE-equipped BlackBerry PlayBook later this year. But it just can't be a 4G version of the same tablet design. Here are some features the PlayBook needs to succeed. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Apple Rules Android In Enterprise Mobile Device Adoption

Good Technology, a provider of enterprise mobility management tools designed to enable bring-your-own-device (BYOD), reports that iPhone activations were at an all time high in Q1 2012 among its enterprise customers. Good Technology's customers include eight of the top 10 financial institutions, seven of the top 10 healthcare organizations, half of the Fortune 100, and companies from every... Read More >

BlackBerry World 2012: BlackBerry Mobile Fusion in Action

RIM's BlackBerry Mobile Fusion aims to help IT teams manage a heterogeneous enterprise mobility environment regardless of mobile device platform. Martha Stewart Living is one of the first companies to deploy the mobile OS-agnostic enterprise mobility management tool. Read More >

Samsung is World's Biggest Mobile Phone Vendor, Ousts Nokia from Top Spot

According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, mobile phone vendors shipped 398.4 million units in the Q1 2012, a 1.5 percent decline from the 404.3 million units shipped in Q1 2011. Read More >

BlackBerry World 2012: Smartphones in Health Care

Health care organizations around the world are finding creative ways to improve patient care and cut costs using BlackBerry smartphones. Read More >

Samsung Puts an End to Nokia's 14-Year Mobile Reign

Samsung has ended Nokia's 14-year reign as the global leader of mobile phone shipments, following a record-high first quarter for Samsung. Its Galaxy smartphones, however, couldn t top Apple's iPhone shipments. Read More >

Apple, Samsung Battle for Hearts and Minds of U.S. Smartphone Users

Apple's iPhone may be the top-selling smartphone, but Samsung is the most popular device maker in the United States, according to comScore. LG is also gaining, but RIM and Motorola are slipping. Read More >

iPhone, Android Smartphone Use Rises as BlackBerry Declines

Apple's iPhone and Android smartphones continue to see high adoption in the United States, according to Nielsen. On the flip side, RIM continues to see BlackBerry's share drop. Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: 10 Tech Giants: How Financially Sound Are They?

Making the right technology choices for your enterprise isn't solely a matter of evaluating products and services. It's also important to keep an eye on the overall financial health of the tech companies you're partnering with to meet your crucial enterprise needs. If you haven't been following the world of finance lately, you should know that Apple has finally come up with an idea of what to... Read More >

New RIM CEO Begins Painful Restructuring

The moves under Heins include the resignation of ex-CEO Jim Balsillie from the board of directors, and the ditching of the company s efforts in the consumer market. Read More >

Hospitals Need to Invest More in IT Infrastructure: CDW

Although 84 percent of caregivers say technology improves treatment of patients, hospitals require more investment in IT infrastructure, a report by CDW Healthcare revealed. Read More >

J.D. Power Puts iPhone on Top

Apple stands alone atop J.D. Power's latest customer satisfaction survey, the only smartphone to receive five circles. LG and Sanyo were named the top feature phone makers. Read More >

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