Thursday 31 January 2013
RIM introduces 2 new smartphones; changes company name to BlackBerry
Research In Motion (RIM) has changed its name to BlackBerry, and has introduced two new smartphones based on the new BlackBerry 10 platform, the Z10 and Q10. The two models will be...
Monday 28 January 2013
Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...
Tuesday 8 January 2013
RIM, Huawei, ZTE, Pantech likely to score more points in US smartphone market, say sources
A number of smartphone brands will try to ramp up their market share in the US in 2013, with LG Electronics expected to exert more efforts to maintain its third-ranked vendor position...
Friday 4 January 2013
Global LTE smartphone sales to reach 275 million units in 2013, says Strategy Analytics
Global sales of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to triple to 275 million units in 2013, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources
Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...
Saturday 22 December 2012
RIM optimistic about BlackBerry 10 orders
Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) plans to introduce BlackBerry 10 to expand market share. According to Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of RIM, there have been some 150...
Thursday 20 December 2012
Tough competition ahead for Nokia, RIM and HTC in 2013
Nokia, Research in Motion (RIM) and HTC have seen disappointing sales in 2012 and hope to win back market share with the introduction of Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10 and Android...
Monday 3 December 2012
Microsoft, RIM to keep existing platforms operating after releasing new ones
Microsoft and Research in Motion (RIM) reportedly will keep their existing smartphone platforms, Window Phone 7 and BlackBerry 7, continuing for a while after the release of next-generation...
Friday 30 November 2012
RIM announces updates to developer ecosystem programs
Research in Motion (RIM) has announced updates to its developer ecosystem programs, including BlackBerry Dev Alpha test devices, the 10k developer commitment, updated tools and mor...
Monday 26 November 2012
Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013
Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Handset ODMs, component suppliers to post revenues gains in 4Q12
Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Arima Communications, Compal Communications, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, all expect to see their revenues...
Monday 19 November 2012
Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 30% in 2013
Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 30% to 865 million units in 2013, accounting for 43.9% of total handset shipments in the year, Digitimes Research has estimated.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Taiwan suppliers to be ready for production of BlackBerry 10-based products in December
Taiwan-based handset component makers including Silitech Technology, Ichia Technologies as well as ODM Wistron are expected to begin small volume production of RIM's BlackBerry 10-based...
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Commentary: Nokia, Motorola, RIM may be sold in part amid mounting losses
Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Research in Motion (RIM) are likely to be torn down and sold in parts, separately, due to continual losses at their handset businesses.
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