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RIM expands its presence in Nigeria

Research In Motion (RIM) the maker of BlackBerry smartphones today expanded its presence in Nigeria, and announced the first official BlackBerry-branded retail store in Lagos. The move marks the expansion of RIM’s footprint in Africa from its headquarters in...

RIM apologises for recent BIS outage

Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry device, yesterday apologised to their users who experienced a BIS blackout in the Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Thorsten Heins, RIM President and CEO, released a statement in which he personally apologised...

BlackBerry services go down again – now restored

In what seems to be a major co-incidence, BlackBerry users across Europe, Middle East and Africa are experiencing issues with their BlackBerry service – on the same day that Apple’s highly-anticipated iPhone 5 launches. While the extend of the problem...

RIM appoints Managing Director for Southern Africa

Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind BlackBerry, today announced the appointment of Alexandra Zagury as Managing Director for South Africa and Southern Africa.  Based in Johannesburg, Zagury will oversee all of RIM's operations, sales and marketing efforts for...

How RIM’s ‘slow motion car crash’ will impact SA Blackberry users

Research in Motion (RIM), the producers of BlackBerry, recently delayed the launch of its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system, deemed to be critical to the ailing company’s survival.  This follows the poor execution and uptake of the BlackBerry PlayBook,...

BlackBerry app store hits 3-billion downloads

Amidst the turbulent news surrounding the future of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), the company had a glimmer of good news for users. The mobile handset-maker announced that their app store, BlackBerry App World, has reached 3-billion downloads. “BlackBerry...

“(RIM is not) in a death spiral” – RIM’s Thorsten Heins

While BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has seen its stock slump after announcing a loss at their annual financial review, CEO Thorsten Heins is convinced that RIM is in good shape. During an interview on CBC’s Metro Morning...

RIM launches the BlackBerry Curve 9320 in South Africa

Research In Motion has announced a new smartphone for socially-connected customers in South Africa. The new BlackBerry Curve 9320 smartphone features all the BlackBerry messaging and social features that make it easier to connect and share with everyone around you....

Celestica to stop making BlackBerrys for RIM

Celestica Inc, a manufacturer of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, announced that over the course of the next three to six months, it will wind down its manufacturing services for Research in Motion (RIM). Celestica has been a manufacturing supplier for...

RIM cancels 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook

Research In Motion, makers of BlackBerry phones, has confirmed that production of the 16GB version of the PlayBook Tablet has been cancelled with immediate effect. Released in April last year, the BlackBerry Playbook was met with mixed reaction - although the company...
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