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Verizon, Sprint, RIM Ready BlackBerry 7 OS Phones for Launch

RIM and its carrier partners are ramping up to launch the newest generation of BlackBerry devices running BlackBerry 7 OS. Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: 10 Tools To Keep Employees Productive On the Road

As the global workforce becomes ever more mobile, your job as a CIO is to ensure that employees on the road are just as productive as they would be in the office. To make things easier, a host of solutions living in the cloud are designed to help you achieve that goal. And, thanks to a wealth of wireless device options, folks can be working no matter where they are. But, as you know all too... Read More >

RIM Reveals Line of New BlackBerry 7 Smartphones

RIM announced its new line of BlackBerry devices running BlackBerry 7 OS. Will these allow RIM to hold the line until 2012, when it releases its "superphones"? Read More >

RIM Evaluates Management Structure, Preps New BlackBerry Smartphones

RIM executives are insisting the company's upcoming BlackBerry smartphones will help it come out ahead, even as RIM evaluates its current co-CEO structure. Read More >

Apple iPad 3, iPhone 5 Due for Fall Release: Report

A new report says Apple will launch the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 in the fall. Many news sources have already predicted an autumn debut for the iPhone 5. Read More >

Apple iPad 3 Rumored to Have High-Res Retina Display

Rumors are circulating that Apple's next-generation iPad 3 could feature a high-resolution Retina Display after a blog posted screenshots of extra-large images in iOS 5. Read More >

RIM Debuts BlackBerry Balance to Separate Work, Play

Research in Motion's new Balance software for BlackBerry lets IT administrators separate work and personal content on individual BlackBerry smartphones. Read More >

RIM BlackBerry World Fails to Impress Analysts

Research In Motion co-CEO Mike Lazaridis was upbeat at the company's Capital Markets Day but did little to assuage financial analysts' ongoing concerns about the company's hemorrhaging mobile market share. Read More >

BlackBerry World: Balancing the Needs of Consumers and IT

Research in Motion, the company that built its business on enterprise-friendly mobile devices and solutions, is aiming to meet the needs of CIOs and other IT leaders while at the same time generating the level of consumer buzz that's required these days to make any inroads into mobility. Read More >

Microsoft Using Patents to Squash Android Competition: Barnes and Noble

Barnes & Noble alleges that Microsoft is throwing its weight around by using its patent portfolio to claim royalties from Android manufacturers. Read More >

BlackBerry Launches Mobile Conferencing App for Enterprise

BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing integrates with a BlackBerry smartphone's Calendar application and lets users set up, accept and participate in conference calls. Read More >

Atom-Based Tablets Expected in May: Intel

The chipmaker's Atom processors could be showing up in tablets this May, timed to hit the Computex show in Taiwan, an Intel spokesperson says. Read More >

Google Android to Have 45% of Market by 2016

Google's Android platform will have a 45 percent market share by 2016, ABI Research said. Meanwhile, Windows Phone 7 will have a mere 7 percent share. Read More >

RIM, Microsoft Partner on Cloud Solutions for PlayBook, BlackBerry

To increase its reach into the cloud, RIM is rolling out services for BlackBerry and PlayBook later this year in a partnership with Microsoft. Read More >

Trend Micro: BlackBerry Phones Hit By Zeus Trojan Variant

Researchers confirm that Zitmo, a mobile variant of Zeus, intercepts SMS messages and blocks calls on BlackBerry Smartphones. Read More >

RIM Makes Analytics Service Beta for BlackBerry Available to Developers

Research In Motion (RIM) has produced a beta release of the BlackBerry Analytics Service. Read More >

RIM's BlackBerry Dakota Won't Run PlayBook OS: Report

The PlayBook tablet's OS isn't going to be making an appearance on RIM's BlackBerry Dakota, a new report says. Read More >

Enterprise Technology Slideshow: 10 Products CIOs Should Be Looking Forward to In 2011

CIOs today are busier than ever before, and the chances of the job slowing down any time soon are slim. With an increasing need to focus on security - from both inside and out - and dealing with issues that arise from your current IT deployments, little time is left to think about which products and technologies are coming to market that may benefit your enterprise. That's why we've decided to... Read More >

Record BlackBerry Sales for RIM in Q3

Despite gains made by Apple's iPhone and Android-based smartphones, RIM sees record BlackBerry sales in the third quarter and a 40 percent jump in revenue. Read More >

Hot Topics: Galaxy Tab, Phone 7

Over the past week, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab to rave reviews from critics. Windows Phone 7 also came on the market, even as a study indicates iPhone and BlackBerry devices have the lowest failure rates. See what other topics were hot this week. Read More >

Apple, HTC, BlackBerry Drive 2Q Smartphone Sales

Apple, HTC and BlackBerry-maker RIM are leading a smartphone market that is growing at an "extraordinary" pace, says ABI Research. However, this growth is unlikely to last. Read More >

Intel: No MeeGo Phones This Year

An Intel executive says the development of the mobile operating system is on track, but that MeeGo-based smartphones and tablets won't hit the market until 2011. Read More >

Week in Review: Android Goes Pro + More

HP has a new CEO, Windows Phone 7 is debuting next week, the Motorola Droid Pro is taking on the BlackBerry, and other top stories from the past week. Read More >

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Unveiled

A rash of rumors late last week posited that Research in Motion would call its tablet contender BlackPad. Instead, the company unveiled the PlayBook on Sept. 27, a tablet with a new OS aimed squarely at the mobile enterprise market. Read More >

JPMorgan Chase iPhone Debate

As BlackBerry smartphone competitors Apple and Google close in, JPMorgan Chase considers alternative mobile e-mail devices. Read More >

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