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BlackBerry PlayBook being Released in 16 Markets over the next 30 Days

BlackBerry PlayBook being Released in 16 Markets over the next 30 Days

In a press release this morning, RIM (Research In Motion) announced it will be releasing the PlayBook to 16 new markets. Some of those markets include the UK, Columbia, Italy, and Spain. The full list of countries can be seen on the press release. Up until now, the PlayBook has been limited to sales in North America, and after getting roasted by reviewers we are a little surprised to see the international release so soon.

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Indonesian BlackBerry porn ban by end of week

Indonesian BlackBerry porn ban by end of week

RIM has apparently agreed to filter pornographic content access from Indonesian BlackBerry users, after the country's government threatened to revoke the company's license. According to the AP, Indonesian government officials say RIM has promised a filtering system will be in place before the end of the week; they also claim that the Canadian company has agreed to set up servers in the country, so as to make security access to user data more straightforward.

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RIM Close to Bypassing Ban in India

RIM Close to Bypassing Ban in India

The security issues between Research in Motion and some countries around the world seem to be coming to a close, if a new report from the company is to be believed. In a report from Reuters, the Canadian-based company that built BlackBerry is working on a global standard for security, and not one in particular for each country. The result, RIM hopes, is that all countries can agree on what the company is working on, and therefore calm any security fears that they may have.

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UAE BlackBerry ban averted as mysterious “compliance” agreed

UAE BlackBerry ban averted as mysterious “compliance” agreed

RIM's ongoing arguments over mobile messaging security - and how much access governments can have to BlackBerry user information - looks to have reached a settlement on at least one front, with the United Arab Emirates now not planning to suspend BlackBerry services on October 11.  The exact nature of the deal has not been specified, with a simple statement via the state news agency WAM claiming "the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has confirmed that Blackberry services are now compliant with the UAE's telecommunications regulatory framework."

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BlackBerry threatened with UAE and Saudi Arabia ban

BlackBerry threatened with UAE and Saudi Arabia ban

BlackBerry users in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia could find themselves with less than useful handsets, if proposed bans in the two Gulf states go ahead.  Each is unhappy with the encryption RIM use with their servers, which prevents state monitoring of data services used by BlackBerry owners; it's been alleged that the UAE telecoms regulator attempted to load spyware onto BlackBerry phones in 2009, a move which proved unsuccessful.

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Peek Indian launch planned in next few weeks

Peek Indian launch planned in next few weeks

The Peek news keeps on coming today, with SlashGear getting word that an Indian launch of the Pronto is planned within a couple of weeks.  Specific details on which carrier Peek have partnered with are unknown - though due to be announced imminently, we're told - but subscription costs will be less than the equivalent of $10 per month.

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BlackBerry Storm official on Verizon and Vodafone

BlackBerry Storm official on Verizon and Vodafone

Verizon and Vodafone have officially announced the BlackBerry Storm, RIM's touchscreen smartphone with 3G connectivity and an innovative "click-through" 480 x 360 display with haptic feedback.  The Storm has a 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and mechanical autofocus, Bluetooth 2.0 with support for the A2DP wireless stereo profile, and accelerometer controlled screen-rotation with a choice of SureType, MultiTap and QWERTY keyboards.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 27, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone! Today a collection of BlackBerry 10 slides outed video chat and screen sharing through BBM, and we learned that smartphone and tablet activations rose to huge numbers of Christmas day earlier this week. There's a new survey from Pew and NPD that suggests tablets are beginning to replace eReaders and print, while we heard that Apple might be thinking about producing the Mac Mini here in the US.

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