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BlackBerry ends legacy service support

An epitaph for the Smartphone 1.0 era: BlackBerry Ltd announced that services support for its classic line of hardware devices ends Tuesday.

#TBT: Nextel struggles in a 3G world; Legere joins T-Mo; Lining up for iPhone 5 … this week in 2012

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Nextel launches 3G...

#TBT: Automakers go high-tech; Nvidia’s Kal-El ‘super chip’; RIM teeters … this week in 2011

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Ford goes high-tech...

#TBT: Android takes over; Sprint’s first LTE device; countdown to iDEN shut-down … this week in 2012

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Almost 20% of...

Worst of the Week: Will Qualcomm bankroll a BlackBerry renaissance?

BlackBerry might not be what it was, but with a little fiscal help from Qualcomm maybe it can become a bigger part of the telecom landscape. Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There’s a lot of nutty stuff...

#TBT: Cingular, Verizon fight for No. 1; Sprint moves on cable JV … this week in 2006

Wireless industry heavyweights Cingular and Verizon battle for market’s No. 1 position, while Sprint named a leader for its cable JV … 11 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to...

#TBT: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile tout 4G expansion … this week in 2012

Year-end 4G expansion plans were touted by Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile … 4 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire...

Analyst Angle: Why mobile device management is migrating to enterprise mobility management

Mobile device management started innocently to manage those pesky new mobile devices, but the need for MDM quickly grew into a gigantic problem When mobile devices such as laptops first came on the scene, they represented a new challenge to enterprise network management now that...

#TBT: Support for AT&T, T-Mobile USA deal; RIM looks for a buyer … 3 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades and enjoy the memories! Industry veteran Stanton in favor of AT&T/T-Mobile USA...

Worst of the Week: Fresh fruit for rotting vegetables

Well, few could argue that it’s been a long week (month, year, years) for BlackBerry. This one-time proud (and oddly-named) non-polar bear or hockey monument

Solavei first to offer BlackBerry Z10 in the U.S.

BlackBerry’s attempt to re-infuse the market will get some help from T-Mobile USA mobile virtual network operator partner Solavei, which said it will be the first domestic company to offer BlackBerry’s Z10 device. The company is currently offering the smartphone contract-free for $999, with...

Time Trippin’: AWS auction a windfall for gov’t?; RIM workaround … 7 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: The RCR Wireless News Time Machine is a way to take advantage of our extensive history in covering the wireless space to fire up the DeLorean and take a trip back in time to re-visit some of the more interesting headlines from...

Worst of the Week: ‘Eh’ for effort

Sometimes it’s not even worth getting out of bed in the morning. Unless someone has made breakfast for you, and that breakfast includes bacon, but that’s another story.

RIM changes name, launches new devices

After months of speculation about its chances for survival, Research in Motion made it clear today that RIM will not be around much longer -- the company is changing its name to BlackBerry. “We have reinvented the company, and we want to represent this...

BlackBerry 10 has enterprise support, but needs consumers

RIM is hoping that BlackBerry 10 will help it keep its loyal corporate customers and win some new ones. Winning consumers may be harder.

Time Trippin’: Merger-mania!; RIM introduces wireless e-mail … 14 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: The RCR Wireless News Time Machine is a way to take advantage of our extensive history in covering the wireless space to fire up the DeLorean and take a trip back in time to re-visit some of the more interesting headlines from...

RIM diversifies with mobile payments solution

With two weeks to go until the launch of BlackBerry 10, Research-in-Motion (RIMM) says Visa has approved its mobile payments solution. RIM's solution securely manages credit card information stored on SIM cards in NFC-enabled BlackBerry, Android and Windows smartphones. It will give carriers who...

T-Mobile USA to carry RIM’s latest Curve

With plans to unveil its BlackBerry 10 operating system and new devices later this month, Research In Motion today showed that there were still carriers interested in its current offerings. The device maker announced that T-Mobile USA will begin offering its Curve 9315 smartphone...

RIM sells NewBay, makes $65M payment to Nokia

Research In Motion is selling NewBay to Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) for about half of what it paid for the company 14 months ago. Synchronoss will buy the provider of cloud-based content for $55.5 million. RIM bought NewBay for an estimated $100 million in October...

RIM fees from carriers under pressure

Research In Motion lost less money than expected during the third quarter, but analysts were disappointed once they got a closer look at the company's earnings report. RIM's shares started to move higher when the company announced a loss of $114 million on revenue...

Time Trippin’: RIM tussles with NTP; U.S. firms complain about China … 7 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: The RCR Wireless News Time Machine is a way to take advantage of our extensive history in covering the wireless space to fire up the DeLorean and take a trip back in time to re-visit some of the more interesting headlines from...

RIM to unveil BlackBerry 10 OS, pair of devices Jan. 30

Research In Motion said the long awaited launch of its BlackBerry 10 operating system will happen Jan. 30, at an event where it will also show off the first two smartphones running the new OS. The company noted that the event will take place “simultaneously...

50 carriers testing BlackBerry 10

Research-in-Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) says 50 carriers are now testing its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, which is expected to hit the market in the early months of next year. BlackBerry 10 will miss the holiday shopping season, but that's less critical for RIM than it...

RIM surprises Wall Street, thanks to emerging markets

While investors and consumers in North America have been busy bashing Research in Motion, customers in emerging markets have been busy buying its products. The Canadian company that was a smartphone innovator and pioneer in the pre-iPhone days released its first good news in...

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