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RIM Reportedly Working with India to Provide “Technical Solution” to Prevent BlackBerry Ban

RIM Reportedly Working with India to Provide “Technical Solution” to Prevent BlackBerry Ban

Over the course of the last couple of weeks, Research In Motion has been in some troubled water over their BlackBerry devices, and how they access encrypted information. It started with the UAE and Saudia Arabia, but then it quickly spilled over to other countries. The loudest of which, most recently, being India. There were reports, as recent as today, that claimed RIM was being stalwart in their whole "not backing down" position to letting these countries access encrypted data, but Reuters is now reporting that, in fact, RIM is indeed working on some "technical solutions."

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Intex Cloud FX is India’s first Firefox OS smartphone

Intex Cloud FX is India’s first Firefox OS smartphone

We might focus a lot on major mobile platforms like Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and even BlackBerry OS, but there are some like Tizen, Sailfish OS, and Firefox OS that still try to grab our attention, and sometimes our cash. Today, Mozilla is making such another attempt by partnering with Indian company Intex Technologoies to launch the Cloud FX smartphone, the first commercial device in India to bear Mozilla's Firefox OS platform.

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BlackBerry pushes BBM with Android preloads

BlackBerry pushes BBM with Android preloads

Google might prefer Android users to stick with Hangouts for their instant messaging, but BlackBerry has inked a deal to preload BBM on a number of handsets running the OS in mulitple regions. The agreement - which will affect select Android phones offered in Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America, and the Middle East - won't force new owners to register for a BBM account, but it will put the app right in front of them, as BlackBerry tries to push its cross-platform service out from under the shadow of BlackBerry 10.

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt: BlackBerry User

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt: BlackBerry User

When you're the Executive Chairman of a company who makes a large chunk of its business surround a mobile operating system like Google does with Android, you don't go around using a BlackBerry. That is, unless you're Eric Schmidt. It was confirmed this week that Schmidt, while speaking at the Activate conference in India to Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, that Schmidt uses a BlackBerry smartphone because he likes the keyboard. If that's not the news of the day in the gadget universe, I don't know what is.

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BlackBerry 10 movie and music plenty detailed

BlackBerry 10 movie and music plenty detailed

BlackBerry 10 isn't due to get its official reveal until later this week, but RIM can't help but seep out a little information on what sort of movies and music options owners will have for BlackBerry World shopping sprees. Describing its portfolio - which includes content from Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Music, and more - as one of the most robust mobile users will have to choose from, RIM says it will offer movie rentals and purchases in the US, UK, and Canada initially, while eighteen countries will get DRM-free music download access.

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BlackBerry Curve 9220 aims for Nokia’s shrinking audience

BlackBerry Curve 9220 aims for Nokia’s shrinking audience

RIM watchers in North America and Europe may be keenly watching the great Canadian car-crash ahead of BlackBerry 10, but the smartphone company is still pushing ahead with its developing markets strategy and a new BlackBerry Curve 9220 for India. The budget handset packs a full QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad and 2.44-inch 320 x 240 display, but RIM is pushing the community focus with a dedicated shortcut to access BBM and an FM radio "to listen to news in your community."

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BlackBerry outage may cost RIM over $100 million

BlackBerry outage may cost RIM over $100 million

According to JPMorgan Chase analyst Rod Hall, the nearly four-day BlackBerry service outage may cost RIM more than $100 million. The service went down on Monday due to a hardware failure in Europe that caused a backlog on RIM's servers, which then brought down the service in the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and eventually the US and Canada.

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RIM insists BlackBerry outage not due to hacking, users won’t lose messages

RIM insists BlackBerry outage not due to hacking, users won’t lose messages

Earlier this morning, it was reported that the BlackBerry service outage, which has afflicted users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina for the past three days, has now hit the US and Canada. In response, RIM held an ad hoc press conference today to answer some questions and to reassure that the problem at hand is not a security breach.

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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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