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BlackBerry Tablet?

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Business

ORLANDO, Fla. - BlackBerry executives delivered a lengthy list of new announcements this week at the smartphone maker's annual conference, but the buz...

BlackBerry CEO: The Tablet Will Be Dead In 5 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Business

The tablet computer has no future, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins told Bloomberg in an interview. “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a r...

PlayBook 2.0?

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry chief executive Thorsten Heins hasn't ruled out taking another swing at the tablet industry, after earlier versions of its PlayBo...

In Canada, iPad Is King

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The iPad is still king, those addicted to their tablets read more news and watch more streaming video, and the popular gadgets are mostly us...

Here's Where RIM Is Beating Apple (Maybe)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Business

When Research In Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet came out in the spring of 2011, it was met with a less than enthusiastic reception from tech co...

And The Most Popular Tablet In Canada Is..

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Tablet ownership continues to surge in Canada and online and mobile TV viewing is on the rise, according to a new report on tech trends in C...

RIM Strikes Gold With New Corporate Tablet

Robert Whent | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada
Robert Whent

The company demonstrated the 2.0 update of the PlayBook software at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last month in Las Vegas and it's pretty amazing. The PlayBook will now have a native email application that acts as a hub for all of your social needs, bringing in feeds from Twitter, LinkedIn, and others.

Tablet Ownership Triples In Canada

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Tablet ownership nearly tripled in Canada last year and will continue to surge in 2012, according to a report by the Media Technology Monito...

Business Newsmakers Of The Year: Notorious RIM

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A long, slow slide into notoriety made 2011 a sorely trying year for Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the two men at the top of BlackBerry...

What RIM Needs To Do To Compete In 2012

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion will likely have but one goal in 2012: stop the terrible skid that started a year ago before it gets ho...

RIM Shares Plummet On Bad Earnings News

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Investors punished Research In Motion on Friday — wiping out $3 billion of its stock value — after the BlackBerry maker reported lower ...

RIM To Launch Their Own Streaming Music Service

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

After months of tumultuous financial reports and speculation over RIM's future, CNET reports that the company is in talks to launch its own streaming ...

Can BlackBerry Survive The Smartphone Wars?

The Huffington Post | Peter Nowak | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada Business

What's wrong with Research In Motion? That could be the question after financial analysts downgraded the BlackBerry maker's stock and reviewers panned...