Major telecom outage hits Atlantic Canada

A cut cable has been identified as the cause of a widespread mobile and landline phone service outage that left residents of Eastern Canada scrambling to connect for much of the day Friday. The

Published on: August 4th, 2017 IT Business Staff

Heins apologizes for RIM outages in Europe, Africa

Not again. Research in Motion suffered another service outage on Friday, and itcame about a year after the first massive one. When the dust had cleared around midday on Friday, RIM said about

Published on: September 21st, 2012 Christine Wong

iPhone now more popular than BlackBerry in workplace, study finds

Apple's iPhone has overtaken RIM's BlackBerry devices as the top smartphone in the workplace, according to a new study from enterprise mobility services company iPass.iPass's latest Mobile Workforce report, which is released every

Published on: November 18th, 2011 Brad Reed

Research in Motion sees international bright spots amid troubles

There's little doubt Research in Motion faces problems, especially as its share of the global smartphone market shrinks and doubts emerge from some traditional enterprise users of BlackBerry who felt burned by a

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Is RIM taking too long to release BlackBerry outage peace offering?

by Nestor E. Arellano In cartoons, sitcoms and some real life situations, when a man makes a mistake in a relationship, he usually tries to patch things up with a bunch of flowers.

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry outage prompts possible Canadian class-action suit

Research In Motion faces a possible class action lawsuit overrecent outages in its BlackBerry services earlier this month, and atrademark infringement complaint for its use of the BBX name for its upcoming platform

Published on: October 27th, 2011 John Ribeiro

RIM services ‘fully restored’ though cause for failure unknown, CEO says

Update: BlackBerry service is fully restored for 70 million customers worldwide after three days of outages, Research in Motion announced today.But officials still don't have a definitive cause for the failure of a

Published on: October 13th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Amazon outage explained by botched upgrade

It took about a week, but Amazon has fully recovered from its most serious outage in the five-year-history of the Elastic Compute Cloud, offered an explanation of what went wrong and revealed a

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Skype blames outage on ‘supernode’ problem

Internet telephony giant Skype blamed its peer-to-peer interconnection systemfor a problem that some reports said resulted in millions of users being unable to make calls using the service on Wednesday.According to an official

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Elizabeth Heichler and Jared Newman