Cloud storage provider Box.net announced today that it is launching a web-based HTML5 version of its mobile application that will bring the company’s tools to any mobile device running an HTML5-powered mobile web browser.
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion said Monday evening that it will cooperate after police said BlackBerry Messenger played an instrumental part in coordinating the violent rioting and looting in London during the past few days.
RIM’s next-generation BlackBerry phone running the PlayBook’s QNX operating system has finally been revealed, thanks to the mobile site Boy Genius Report.
Back in March, Research in Motion said its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet would expand its app ecosystem to allow compatibility with Android apps by this summer. A report from Engadget this morning is throwing cold water on that promise, with an unnamed “reliable source” saying it won’t happen until “late fall.”
Research in Motion has taken a pounding in the stock market and is laying off 2,000 employees. But Tuesday should be a good day for the company, as it is preparing to announce a number of new devices. The company tweeted tonight that it will be announcing BlackBerry devices with the company’s new operating system, BlackBerry 7. These are some of RIM’s most eagerly awaited models in years.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion announced this morning that it is laying off 2,000 employees as part of an earlier announced “cost optimization” program.
The Apple iOS vs. Android operating systems debate is the hottest since chocolate vs. vanilla. Unfortunately for Research in Motion (RIM), the fight has made Blackberry the new strawberry in that two-way battle.
Only 18,000 new payrolls were added in the month of June. Mobile jobs, however, seem to be escaping the doom and gloom.
Apple’s iPhone operating system is now more popular than Research in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphone operating system, according to the latest usage statistics from comScore.
In a passionate open letter this morning, a high-level Research in Motion executive offered up some suggestions on how co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis could reshape the company and avoid certain doom. But instead of assuring the executive that things will get better (or even responding to his actual points), all RIM had to offer up in response was a hilariously defensive blog post.
This past quarter has been cloudy for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion. While the company confirmed that it shipped 500,000 units of its next-generation PlayBook tablet, sales of actual BlackBerry phones were disappointing.
Shares of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) fell nearly 14 percent to $30.47, down from a closing price of $35.33, after RIM released the results of its first quarter performance in its 2012 fiscal year on Thursday.