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RIM details BlackBerry service failures

RIM details BlackBerry service failures

Earlier today, we reported that RIM apologized for the BlackBerry service outage experienced by users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and other parts of the world. And now, although many are still without service, the company has issued a statement with a more detailed response as to what caused the issue.

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RIM investor dissent grows amid embarrassing service failures

RIM investor dissent grows amid embarrassing service failures

Dissent among RIM investors grows, with vocal management critic Jaguar claiming support for the Canadian company being sold or broken up has increased in the space of a month. The commercial bank is demanding a "transformative leader" in place of the current co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, Reuters reports, and says it has the backing of 8-percent of investor backers, a rise from the roughly 5-percent Jaguar said it had back in September.

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BlackBerry services go offline as servers fail

BlackBerry services go offline as servers fail

RIM's BlackBerry handsets have been left cut off from the web, email and BBM after an apparent server crash took phones in Europe, the Middle East and Africa offline. The fault began at roughly 11am today, and according to the BBC is being attributed to a datacenter in Slough, UK, responsible for the regions affected. RIM UK has said that it is "investigating" the problem, though has issued no timescale for fixing it.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 26, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 26, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone! We're back from a brief holiday break and there was plenty of news waiting for us when we returned, so let's jump into the Wrap-Up. Mark Zuckerberg's sister Randi found herself with a semi-private photo being shared publicly today, which brought up some debate about Facebook's privacy policy. Samsung is expected to ship 500 million smartphones in 2013, while we saw a leaked image of a white BlackBerry X10 handset with a QWERTY keyboard. Instagram is facing a class action lawsuit over the controversial changes to its Terms of Service, despite the fact that it has tried to ease users' minds since the new Terms were announced.

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RIM reports Q3 earnings, falling profits, shipped only 150k PlayBooks

RIM reports Q3 earnings, falling profits, shipped only 150k PlayBooks

RIM released its fiscal Q3 2012 earnings report today and although the numbers are dismal, the company remains chipper about what lies ahead. Profits fell to just $256 million with a revenue of $5.2 billion, just shy of the projected $5.6 billion for this quarter. These numbers are down from $329 million in profit from the previous quarter and $911 million from the previous year.

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RIM’s stock drops 68%, falls below book value

RIM’s stock drops 68%, falls below book value

The makers of the BlackBerry, Research In Motion (RIM), had a very tough year. It's been steadily losing business and customer loyalty, struggling through technology problems and eroding investor faith. And now the company is facing a 68 percent drop in stock value this year, with its book value now worth less than the net value of its property, such as patents and other assets.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2011

Happy Easter everyone and welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. With all the legal troubles between Sony and GeoHot behind him George had some loot left over in the legal fund that geeks donated to him to help fight Sony. With that money no longer needed Hotz took the $10,000 and donated it to the EFF and took the chance to laugh at Sony one more time.

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SlashGear Week in Review- Week 5 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 5 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! If you are a PC hardware geek an AMD spokesman causally showed off an unannounced video card on Monday called the HD 6990. The card has dual GPUs and should be very fast. We heard a bit of early detail on the PSP2 from Nikkei that claimed the new portable would have an OLED touchscreen, 3G and a new CPU. That would make for a very impressive portable indeed.

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