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 releases Mobile Fusion for Android, iOS device management

Research in Motion Ltd. released its BlackBerry Mobile Fusion solution today for mobile device management across various operating systems.Theproduct, first announced in November, enables BlackBerry, iOS andAndroid devices to be managed using asingle

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Can RIM make a comeback?

by Ian Paul Blackberry-maker Research In Motion just can't catch a break. A week ago, a report claimed the BlackBerry was finally less popular than Apple's iPhone in RIM's home and native land

Published on: March 30th, 2012 IDG News Service

RIM’s NFC smartphones to get new iris biometric security feature

Just a few days before its fourth-quarter results are due, Research In Motion Inc. has unveiled a new eye-scanning biometric security feature today for BlackBerry smartphones that are already equipped with near field

Published on: March 26th, 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

BlackBerry loses out to iPhone in Canada

Apple Inc.'s iPhone has pushed aside Research in Motion's BlackBerry from its top post in smartphone shipment in Canada. RIM shipped 2.08 million BlackBerry's in Canada last year compared with 2.85 million iPhones

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Is BlackBerry Mobile Fusion replacing BES?

Is Research in Motion getting rid of BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES)? How will BlackBerry 10 device be managed? Can iOS and Android devices be managed with BlackBerry Mobile Fusion? Will management be secure?These

Published on: March 15th, 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’s positive day turns downward on analyst warning

Although today started out on a high note for Research In Motion, it looks like Monday may end on a low note, at least where the Waterloo, Ont. company's share price is concerned.The

Published on: March 5th, 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

BlackBerry popularity among Canadians slipping

A new report from market tracking firm ComScore Inc., indicates that Research In Motion Ltd. maintains the No. 1 spot in the smartphone rankings in Canada, according to the Financial Post. But shifting

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM’s PlayBook 2.0 OS finally out but is it too late?

Almost a year after the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet was introduced, Research In Motion has delivered a new OS that brings a native e-mail client to the device. PlayBook OS 2.0 is probably what

Published on: February 21st, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

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

RIM continues to lose global smartphone share: IDC report

Research in Motion's share of the global smartphone market fell to 8.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from 14 per cent a year earlier, International Data Corp. reported today.

Published on: February 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff