Rim articles

Samsung, RIM sued over emoticon display patent :-(

Described as "pictorial representations of an expression or a person's mood", emoticons are widely used amongst habitual texters. Unfortunately for Samsung, Research In Motion and possibly others, Varia Holdings claims they own a patent which would prevent companies from providing a…

Apple, Microsoft and RIM cleared to buy Nortel patents

The crazy gold rush for wireless patents hit a new milestone yesterday as the US Department of Justice approved several patent purchases and acquisitions. In the same report it released to approve the Google buyout of Motorola for $12.5 billion, …

China, not India, may be behind government espionage

A series of memos leaked earlier this month implicated the Indian government in possible espionage against the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC). Reuters reports that new information stemming from a U.S. investigation suggests Chinese hackers may actually be…

Rumor: RIM now working on just one BlackBerry 10 device

Rumors are beginning to appear suggesting that troubled Canadian phone maker, Research in Motion has ditched two of its three upcoming handsets due for launch this year, including one that highlights its new BlackBerry 10 OS...

RIM may replace CEOs soon, failures of 2011 recapped

Concerned investors and board members alike may be pushing to shake-up Research in Motion's existing leadership. More specifically, the roles co-CEOs and co-chairmen, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, may be combined into a single head position independent of the company's…

RIM delays QNX-based BlackBerry smartphones until late 2012

Research In Motion has announced that its QNX-based smartphones have been delayed until late 2012 -- well after its originally slated first quarter unveiling. The news came during an investor call last night and marks the latest in a string…