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BlackBerry drops Google as preferred search service, Android apps from new OS

Microsoft (MSFT) and Research In Motion (RIMM) have reached an agreement to use Microsoft’s Bing search engine on RIM’s BlackBerry devices, ditching Google’s (GOOG) search in the process. Bing will now be responsible for search and mapping functions on BlackBerrys, according to an address giv ... Full Article »

May 3, 2011 2:49pm

RIM PlayBook sells 50,000 on Day One; Amazon tablet (probably) imminent

Research in Motion’s (RIMM) new tablet, the Android app-compatible PlayBook, hit the streets this week. It also sold better on its first day of shelf life than many expected, moving 50,000 tabs on April 19. Here’s a quote from’s Gadgetbox on the subject from its story: ‘The launc ... Full Article »

April 21, 2011 3:13pm

RIM’s new BlackBerry PlayBook, phones put Android apps into play

Research In Motion (RIMM) and its BlackBerrys have experienced loss of market share to smartphones on Android from Google (GOOG) as well as iPhones from Apple (AAPL). Now RIM said it plans to plant one foot in the Android world, confirming rumors in recent months that its BlackBerry PlayBook tab wi ... Full Article »

March 25, 2011 7:28am

RIM press release confirms BlackBerry PlayBook to support Android apps

Research In Motion's (RIMM) upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will support Android apps after all. There had already been much press speculation about RIM finally ceding to developers' wishes, and a press release today from MarketWire appears to confirm this. Still a major player in the smartpho ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 4:26pm

RIM rep says PlayBook will support Android apps

Rumors have been floating around about Research in Motion’s (RIMM) big entry into the tablet race, the BlackBerry PlayBook, might support Android apps at some point, but a possible slip-up by a RIM rep at Mobile World Congress earlier this month suggests that rumor is confirmed. There's been some ... Full Article »

February 28, 2011 3:05pm

Android’s new enemy is the Microsoft-Nokia combo killer

The battle for world domination is getting bloodier, with Android and Nokia’s (NOK) Symbian vying for the top spot. Their global share lies in far-reaching sales and strategic partnerships.  So it’s another blow to the Android camp, as Nokia has taken Microsoft (MSFT) as an ally. The partnershi ... Full Article »

February 11, 2011 10:54am

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