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Indian handsets market reports 5 percent drop in revenues


July 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market reported a 5 percent drop in revenue at Rs.31,215 crore during the financial year ended March 31 due to a ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makers to set up innovation zone in Kochi


May 30th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) The manufacturers of BlackBerry, Research in Motion (RIM), will Thursday open an innovation zone for BlackBerry technologies with a view to motivating young Indian entrepreneurs.'Rubus Labs' ... Read more...

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RIM to launch 15 BlackBerry premium stores by year-end


May 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) will launch around 15 BlackBerry premium stores across the country by the end of this year to expand ... Read more...

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BlackBerry launches new smartphone to regain market share (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handsets maker Research in Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched BlackBerry Curve 9220 for the global markets in India to regain lost market share in ... Read more...

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Smart phone BlackBerry Curve 922 launched in India


April 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handset manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched here a new smart phone, BlackBerry Curve 922, for the Indian and global markets.The handset ... Read more...

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Android taking over the smartphone market


March 8th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google’s Android OS is fast crowding the smartphone market. Market analysts ComScore Inc. reports that three in every four smartphones in the United States currently runs on ... Read more...

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Indian mobile handsets market grows 10 percent in 2011


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market grew 10 percent in 2011 with the sale of 183 million devices, including 18 million 3G mobile phones and around ... Read more...

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RIM launches upgraded PlayBook operating system in India


February 24th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM), battling tough competition from Apple's iPad, Friday launched PlayBook OS 2.0, an upgraded version of the operating system ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Will present more proof, says Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Wednesday said he will present more proof to the judicial commission probing the ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks more time to appear before commission (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan


January 16th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has said it will not release data regarding a memo that said President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military ... Read more...

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Ijaz submits phone details to memo commission


January 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A lawyer representing Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Friday submitted his BlackBerry personal identification number to the commission probing the memo scandal.The commission had sought phone ... Read more...

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RIM offers over 50 percent discount on PlayBook tablets


December 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM), battling tough competition from Apple's iPad, is offering over 50 percent discount on its PlayBook tablets under a ... Read more...

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MegaFon offers BlackBerry services in Russia


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) MegaFon, one of the "big three" mobile phone operators in Russia, has started offering BlackBerry services to customers in the country.BlackBerry smartphones will initially be ... Read more...

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Sunil Dutt appointed RIM managing director for India


December 6th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday said it has appointed Sunil Dutt, who has worked with Hewlett Packard India and Samsung India Electronics, ... Read more...

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Survey reveals that Android and Apple control 71 percent of the smartphone market


November 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey by the research firm Nielsen has revealed that more Americans are switching to the smartphone. The survey found that 56 percent of all ... Read more...

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RIM’s India managing director quits


November 4th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's India operations head Frenny Bawa Thursday quit the company to pursue other interests."This is to confirm that Frenny Bawa, RIM's ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makes up for disruption with free apps


October 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Blackberry's Canadian maker, Research in Motion (RIM), Monday offered its 70 million customers applications worth over $100 as a gesture of appreciation for the "patience ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services limping back to normal


October 13th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday said its services have been restored in most parts of the world but Canada and Latin America ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services disturbed for third consecutive day


October 12th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Canadian handset maker Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry services continued to remain disrupted across the country for the third consecutive day Wednesday."The trans-national outage at ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services affected again


October 11th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Millions of BlackBerry users across India, Middle East, Africa and Europe faced another cut-off from online services Tuesday, just a few hours after the Canadian ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services restored, firm probing fault


October 11th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Canadian maker of BlackBerry handsets Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday said its services, which had been affected Monday evening, have been restored and the ... Read more...

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RIM launches Curve 9360 in India


September 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday launched its new smartphone BlackBerry Curve 9360 in India.Priced at Rs.19,990, the smartphone runs on BlackBerry 7 operating system and ... Read more...

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‘Security agencies unable to decrypt intercepted communications’


August 17th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government admitted Wednesday said the security agencies are still not able to decrypt intercepted communications of telecom operators, including BlackBerry to readable format."The security ... Read more...

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Government wants to monitor Facebook, Twitter accounts


August 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) It is not just your BlackBerry and mobile phones, the government also wants to snoop in on your Twitter and Facebook accounts.In a written ... Read more...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 launched in India


August 11th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Canada's BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday launched its touch and type smartphone -- BlackBerry Bold 9900 with BlackBerry 7 operating system -- ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian CEO to head top tech body


August 11th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) Indo-Canadian CEO Karna Gupta, who made headlines in 2009 in stopping hostile takeover of his encryption company by BlackBerry, has been appointed the president and CEO ... Read more...

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BlackBerry becomes a weapon for rioters in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) With rioters in Britain using BlackBerry to direct fellow looters to spread mayhem in cities across the country, Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has promised ... Read more...

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‘Perverse behaviour’ by investors baffles economists


August 9th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) The continuing market mayhem Monday puzzled economists who wondered why investors are seeking refuge in the very US assets that have been downgraded by Standard ... Read more...

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Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

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Mayhem on Toronto bourse as RIM, Potash Corp. plunge


August 5th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 5 (IANS) North America's biggest resource market here followed mayhem on New York markets Thursday as investors worried about the possibility of a deeper slowdown fuelled by the ... Read more...

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RIM unveils five new BlackBerries


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) In its biggest ever global launch of smart phones, Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday unveiled five new BlackBerry models running on its new BlackBerry 7 Operating ... Read more...

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Apple has more cash than US government today


July 29th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) As of today, Apple boss Steve Jobs is richer than Uncle Sam.While the world's most powerful government has just $73.76 billion in its reserves, the ... Read more...

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Grim scenes as Blackberry cuts 2,000 jobs


July 26th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 26 (IANS) There were grim scenes at the BlackBerry headquarters at Waterloo near here Monday after the most famous Canadian company axed 2,000 jobs - about 11 percent ... Read more...

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BlackBerry cuts 2,000 jobs


July 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 25 (IANS) In a massive layoff, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Monday announced it was axing 2,000 employees.The unprecedented decision comes a month after the top Canadian ... Read more...

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