First look at BlackBerry 10 alpha

Research in Motion still has a long way to go before launching its first BlackBerry 10 smartphones, but the company is hoping to tide fans over with a sneak peak at the operating

Published on: May 1st, 2012 JR Raphael

Startup news round-up: April 11, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. The PlayBook is used to woo investors, a profile of a seasoned entrepreneur, and a job search startup finds financing

Published on: April 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM and Carleton University partner in research centre

Carlton University in Ottawa and Research in Motion Ltd., opened a teaching and research centre aimed at boosting university students' mobile technology skills and knowledge.The RIM Teaching and Collaborative Research Centre will be

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM unveils mini keyboard for PlayBook

An accessory keyboard is now available for the PlayBook.Research in Motion Inc. confirmedtoday that it's introducing aBluetooth-enabled mini keyboard for its BlackBerry tablet, news thatwas unwittingly leaked via information posted on the Web

Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM says ‘thousands’ of Android PlayBook apps already available

Research In Motion said that "thousands" of Android apps are already in the Android player launched one week ago as part of the PlayBook OS 2.0 update.The company said that the player could

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Nancy Gohring

Express IT: How in-car tech leads to innovations like ‘Siri’

Who was talking conversationally with a friendly computer before Apple fans had Siri? Who was using QNX software well before it appeared on the BlackBerry Playbook? Who was the first to wear a

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

RIM CEO Heins courts tablet developers at his first public event

Appearing at his first public event since becoming CEO of Research in Motion, Thorstein Heins confirmed today the company's BlackBerry 10 operating system will make its debut later this year.In a keynote at

Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Heins to concentrate on next gen BB10 and PlayBook software update

In a hour-long meeting with some two dozen analysts on Thursday, Thorsten Heins, the new CEO of Research in Motion, outlined a plan to recruit a new marketing chief, release a software upgrade

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM replaces co-CEOs with Thorsten Heins

Research In Motion's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have quit after a tumultuous period at the company, which saw intense competition, and a long services outage at the maker of the BlackBerry.

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 John Ribeiro

BlackBerry PlayBook e-mail app exposed to hackers: security researchers

Research in Motion may have improved its overall experience on the PlayBook with its recent update, but security researchers recently revealed that the device leaves corporate email and user information open to potential

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Angela West

First look at PlayBook 2.0 update

Research In Motion previewed its PlayBook OS 2.0 software update which is  expected to be available this February. The upgrade brings a number  of refinements to the user interface as well as much

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM pins PlayBook hopes on Android app infusion

Research In Motion (RIM) is highlighting the native and Android apps available on its struggling PlayBook at the Consumer Electronics Show as it prepares to launch the first major overhaul of the tablet's

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Nancy Gorhing

QNX: Software that’s literally under the hood

Many Canadians only heard of small, Ottawa-based QNX Software Systems for the first time when it was acquired by Research in Motion (RIM). It would be an important part of the struggling mobile

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Alleged PlayBook hack leading RIM to fork in the road?

by Nestor E. Arellano As if the ignominy of having to slash the price of its first tablet device where not enough, Research In Motion it appears now has to investigate reports that

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano