RIM is not done with the PlayBook. The company just announced a major update for its tablet. The software update will be available later today for the WiFi PlayBook and brings a host of significant improvements.
BlackBerry, the Canadian smartphone maker formerly known as RIM — aka Research In Motion — will start trading under its new name on February 4, with its new ticker symbols effective from the start of trading on that day.
BlackBerry said it will trade as BBRY on the Nasdaq, and as BB on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
CEO Thorsten Heins announced the name change at the launch of the compan
It’s not exactly reminiscent of BlackBerry’s 2008 launch of the Storm, but the Z10 still seems to be off to a good start.
BlackBerry today released the BlackBerry Z10 all-touch smartphone in its home land of Canada on Rogers. The launch was attended by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, Rogers President and CEO Nadir Mohamed, as well as plenty of loyal BlackBerry customers.
Update: Additional info has come to light that suggests this T-Mobile tweet may have been issued prematurely. See below for details.
BlackBerry Messenger is reportedly coming to iOS and Android on June 27, according to a tweet from T-Mobile UK’s official account today. The tweet was accompanied by a picture of BBM in action on a Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
If you're a BlackBerry fan, it may feel a bit like you can't catch a break. But today Viber wants to change all that, delivering an updated version of the free calling and messaging app to the BlackBerry platform.
The update marks the first big upgrade that BlackBerry-flavored Viber has seen since bringing voice calls to the platform in April.