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BlackBerry is exiting the Japanese smartphone market

BlackBerry is hard at work trying to regain relevance with just-revealed smartphones running the company’s new operating system but according to a new report, they’ll be doing so without the help of the Japanese market. That’s because the company formerly…

Lenovo says RIM acquisition reports were taken out of context

Late last week Lenovo’s Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming said during an interview at the World Economic Forum that his company was assessing multiple acquisition targets. One of those targets, we learned, was Research in Motion. The executive was…

RIM adds music, movies, TV shows to rebranded BlackBerry World

Research in Motion has released details pertaining to a planned rebranding of its app store for BlackBerry 10, known as BlackBerry App World. The Canadian company will soon be dropping “App” from the name and adding a full-on media catalog…

Lenovo considering acquiring RIM to bolster mobile business

Lenovo Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming said in a recent interview that the company is assessing a number of potential targets for acquisition and strategic alliances in an effort to boost their mobile device business. One of those targets,…

Nokia files suit against RIM to enforce Stockholm patent ruling

Nokia has decided to take legal action against Research In Motion in hopes of settling a longstanding dispute between the two handset makers with regards to patent licensing. The Finnish phone maker says they are seeking to enforce an arbitration…