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Microsoft and Nokia mull BlackBerry buy

Microsoft and Nokia mull BlackBerry buy

Microsoft and Nokia discussed a potential takeover of beleaguered BlackBerry manufacturer RIM, leaks have revealed, while RIM itself has approached Samsung, HTC and others about potentially licensing the new BlackBerry 10 OS. Talks between Microsoft and Nokia began several months ago, the WSJ reports, though while executives from the two firms apparently regularly meet with top brass at RIM, it's unclear whether the Canadian company has been involved in potential acquisition planning.

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RIM: No Carrier IQ on your BlackBerry

RIM: No Carrier IQ on your BlackBerry

RIM has joined the crowd of manufacturers and carriers distancing themselves from Carrier IQ, telling SlashGear that it neither preloads the snooping software on BlackBerry phones, nor authorizes carrier partners to do so themselves. The Canadian company insists it "did not develop or commission the development of the CarrierIQ application, and has no involvement in the testing, promotion, or distribution of the app" which has been accused of monitoring calls, location and other details of how cellphone owners use their devices.

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BlackBerry boss defends app compensation but admits carrier payout

BlackBerry boss defends app compensation but admits carrier payout

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie has defended the company's compensation offer of free apps not cash for customers impacted by the BlackBerry outage last week, though has admitted RIM may still compensate carriers. "We’re very focused on these carriers and making sure they’re satisfied with the service operation" Balsillie told Bloomberg, "making sure we comply with all of our agreements with them and making sure we have their trust for the service going forward."

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BlackBerry outage victims offered apps not cash

BlackBerry outage victims offered apps not cash

RIM has announced its compensation package for BlackBerry users affected by last week's outage, and if you were hoping for a refund then you're going to be disappointed. Instead, RIM is offering a bundle of twelve apps - usually collectively priced at over $100 from the BlackBerry App World - free, including titles such as SIMS 3 and Vlingo Plus, while enterprise customers will also get a month's free Technical Support.

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BlackBerry outage hits third day while iMessage threat circles

BlackBerry outage hits third day while iMessage threat circles

BlackBerry network services remain offline this morning, the third day of issues affecting BlackBerry Messenger, email and web services on the popular smartphone platform. In a statement issued yesterday, RIM apologized for the further downtime and blamed a malfunctioning failover system, explaining that "as a result, a large backlog of data was generated and we are now working to clear that backlog and restore normal service as quickly as possible."

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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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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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RIM buys NewBay for BlackBerry cloud-based media

RIM buys NewBay for BlackBerry cloud-based media

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has signed an agreement to purchase NewBay Software, a Dublin-based company that provides white-label cloud-based content services. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but sources familiar with the situation claim that the purchase price is about $100 million.

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