Australia's Qantas dumps Blackberry in Apple push
Flagship Australian airline Qantas said Thursday it was ditching BlackBerry for Apple's iPhone and rolling out in-flight iPad entertainment streaming, dealing a blow to the US firm's rivals.
US agency dumps BlackBerry, chooses iPhone
A US government agency has decided to buy iPhones for its employees, dumping its BlackBerry smartphones, citing their unreliability.
Android smartphone share to rise, prices to fall
Google's Android mobile operating system will power nearly half of the smartphones worldwide by the end of next year, technology research company Gartner said Thursday.
Android smartphones widen lead in US market
Smartphones powered by Google software widened their lead on BlackBerry handsets in the US market during the first three months of the year, industry tracker comScore reported on Friday.
RIM recalling 1,000 PlayBook tablets
Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) said Monday it is recalling around 1,000 PlayBook tablet computers because of an operating system issue.
Sony Ericsson eyes Android market with new phones
(AP) -- Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson unveiled two new Android models Wednesday in a bid to grab more of the burgeoning smartphone market.
500,000 Android devices activated each day: Google
More than 500,000 devices running Google's Android software are being activated every day, a senior Google executive said on Tuesday.
Consortium prevails over Google for Nortel patents (Update)
(AP) -- A consortium that includes leading smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion prevailed over Google this week with a $4.5 billion cash bid for about 6,000 patents and patent applications from ...
Media watchdog upset as BlackBerry helps British police
A media watchdog voiced concern Saturday at the cooperation between British authorities and the Canadian maker of BlackBerry smartphones to identify rioters in London and other cities.
RIM launches BlackBerry Messenger music-share
Research in Motion launched a collaboration Thursday with major record labels to allow BlackBerry users to access and exchange music via instant messenger.
S.Africa won't tap into Blackberry smartphones: ministry
South Africa's communication ministry on Thursday said it would not regulate Blackberry smartphone's encrypted messenger service to help catch criminals.
RIM out to rev up BlackBerry with sexy new apps
Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday set out to rev up its BlackBerry and PlayBook lines with a tactic from Apple's winning playbook -- sexy, entertaining software applications.
RIM execs fired over drunken behavior on flight
The Canadian maker of BlackBerry smartphones announced Monday the firing of two senior executives over reckless drunkenness that forced the diversion of a trans-Pacific flight last week.
Indonesia threatens to cut BlackBerry data service
Indonesia has threatened to cut data services used by millions of BlackBerry customers, the industry body said Saturday, in an ongoing spat over infrastructure and government access to information.