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Android: In Your Workplace Yet?

News Analysis: Android-based devices could outnumber BlackBerry smartphones and iPhones by the end of 2010, and match Symbian sooner than expected. Read More >

Strategic Tech Slideshow: Help Your Employees Leverage Technology

Part of your job is to encourage all employees to buy into the technology strategies and process changes you have implemented. It's not just about the four generations of workers in your own IT department. And, it's not just about how you engage Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Mobile Devices: Enterprise Friend or Foe?

Smartphones and other mobile devices are proliferating at a remarkable rate, raising a host of challenges that CIOs haven't had to handle with other computing platforms. A commissioned technology adoption profile conducted by Boston-based research firm Forrester on behalf... Read More >

$99 BlackBerry Torch

Amazon is offering the new touchscreen BlackBerry Torch 9800 for $99 with a two-year AT&T contract. This is a 50 percent price cut from the smartphone's $199 debut less than a week ago. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: BlackBerry Torch: 10 Fast Facts for CIOs

The BlackBerry Torch smartphone hit AT&T stores in the U.S. for $199 on August 12, 2010, the same day that Gartner revealed that sales of devices using Google's Android OS outpaced those of iPhone and even BlackBerry in 2Q 2010. Less than a week later, the Read More >

BlackBerry OS6 for Desktop

With the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 ready to hit the market August 12, Research In Motion has released BlackBerry Desktop Software 6 to make for easy syncing with other devices such as a PC. Read More >

BlackBerry Torch Offers New Tools for IT

Even though BlackBerry devices remain the darlings of enterprise mobility in North America, contenders such as iPhone and Droid have been making steady inroads, driven largely by worker demand to connect their personal devices to corporate email and business applications. With the introduction of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and its new BlackBerry OS6, Research In Motion (RIM) made clear that it... Read More >

Trends Slideshow: 9 Android Apps Every CIO Should Be Using

With the announcement of Android 2.2, Google made it clear that the new version of its mobile operating system would be the first to target the corporate world. The latest iteration of the platform includes robust Exchange support, plus far better security features than previous versions. All of these features are aimed specifically at pleasing corporate BlackBerry converts. For the first time,... Read More >

BlackBerry Server Upgrades Offer IT Relief

Upgrades to Research In Motion's BlackBerry Enterprise Server are aimed at easing IT's burden when it comes to supporting individual-liable smartphones in the enterprise. New functionality also creates more self-service options for device users in the enterprise. Read More >

BlackBerry-Maker Said to be Testing Touchscreen Smartphone, Tablet

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion may be joining the droves of manufacturers bringing tablet-style devices to market, following the success of the Apple iPad. Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: 10 Things to Hate About the iPhone

The iPhone has been a technology game-changer and a cultural icon, yet Apple, despite its design wizardry, is still a non-factor in the enterprise IT market. We scoured the Internet looking for recurring complaints about the iPhone's various versions, and found a bevy of them. As the competition, including new BlackBerry and Android models, closes the gap, we offer a round-up of common... Read More >

Poor E-Mail, Text Manners Could Create Problems

If you didn't think bad communications etiquette could harm you or your organization, just look at what happened when a government coup took place in New York. Read More >

Smartphones in the Oval Office

A former White House staffer says Obama’s BlackBerry question is a wake-up call for business. Read More >

RIM: Touch-Screen BlackBerry Coming This Fall

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion confirms that touch-screen rival to Apple's iPhone will debut this fall. Read More >

RIM to Launch Touch-Screen BlackBerry Soon

RIM is prepping a new BlackBerry smartphone to compete with Apple's iPhone, according to carrier Verizon Wireless. Read More >

BlackBerry Poses No Security Threat, India Says

Despite warnings that BlackBerry devices could be used by militants, India's telecom ministry says it sees no risk. Read More >

IBM to Offer BI Via BlackBerry

Big Blue translates its Cognos acquisition into mobile advantage. Read More >

RIM`s New BlackBerry Targets Businesses

The new smartphone is the first to support HSDPA networks as well as GPS, Wi-Fi and other features. Read More >

BT Returns to Smartphone Market

British telecom firm's new device offering features broadband connectivity. Read More >

RIM Suffers Critical BlackBerry Outage

Several hours of downtime affects businesses, politicians.   Read More >

Balsillie: BlackBerry Shutdown Will Never Happen Again

Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie said the BlackBerry shutdown last month was caused by a process error and the problem has been "unambiguously solved." Read More >

Sonic, Research in Motion Pen Licensing Agreement

Sonic has penned a licensing agreement with Research in Motion to provide BlackBerry devices with Roxio Media Manager software application. Read More >

BlackBerry Devices Up and Running Again

Updated: Research In Motion says BlackBerry service had been restored, but it is still not clear if all e-mail messages that formed a massive backlog on RIM's servers have been delivered yet. Read More >

Researchers Warn of Serious BlackBerry Vulnerability

Updated: Companies with BlackBerry communications servers installed behind their gateway security devices could be compromised when a security researcher releases new hack code for the wireless devices. Read More >

The Sweetest BlackBerrys

Review Roundup: BlackBerrys come in many flavors, but these are the juiciest. Read More >

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