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2011-08-18 05:16:00

LONDON, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The brand new BlackBerry Bold 9900 [http://www.expansys.com/blackberry-bold-9900-black-218039 ] has been hailed as "a great step in the right direction" by technology experts Expansys after the device was launched by smartphone giant RIM in an attempt to halt an alarming slump in the company's fortunes. The most powerful BlackBerry ever arrives in UK stores as one of five imminent releases from RIM, whose market presence has...

2011-04-04 00:00:28

Innovative automotive part manufacturer ready to revolutionize wheel changes San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 2, 2011 Wheazi LLC, manufacturer of the innovative new wheel mounting bolt assembly, announced today the availability of this product for all major European car brands. Wheazi LLC is the manufacturer of a patent pending wheel mounting bolt system. The bolt twins can be easily screwed into the hub, facilitating tire change in an emergency or for the planned tire swap from winter to summer...

2011-02-14 02:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, today announced it has dramatically increased the reach of its hyper-local mobile ad network by forming partnerships with RIM and Samsung, in addition to an ongoing collaboration with Nokia. Also joining the NAVTEQ LocationPoint ad network are leading location-based app providers...

2010-12-10 07:41:33

Sprint Nextel Corp is looking to expand its tablet computer market in 2011 hoping to lure business customers that want to replace expensive laptops with lower cost devices, according to an executive with the No. 3 US mobile company. Paget Alves, president of Sprint Nextel's business markets, said Thursday that tablet computers are the hottest new gadgets among corporate clients. "There's a lot of interest in tablets, a greater degree of interest and faster adoption than I've seen in any...

2010-11-11 06:20:00

Research In Motion, maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone, plans to take on Apple's iPad with a competitively priced new tablet computer slated for release in the first quarter of next year. RIM Co-Chief Executive Jim Balsillie said the company's tablet computer, called Playbook, will start contributing to its sales "right at the gate." The device will sell for less than $500. Apple"Ëœs cheapest iPad, featuring Wi-Fi only connectivity, starts at $499. There has been a...

2010-08-10 11:15:00

The Communications and Information Technology Commission of Saudi Arabia has indefinitely postponed a ban on certain BlackBerry functions, according to various media reports. Due to their inability to monitor communications sent through the Research In Motion (RIM) designed handsets, the Saudi telecommunication watchdog group had initially planned to place a ban on BlackBerry's instant messaging service Friday. Following a series of negotiations with RIM, however, CITC announced Tuesday that...

2010-06-16 06:10:00

Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) is developing a touchscreen smartphone and a tablet device to keep up with rival devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. RIM's smartphone will feature a slide-out keyboard, while its tablet device will serve as a larger-screen companion to the company's highly popular BlackBerry smartphone, said the Journal, citing sources "familiar with the device." The move by Waterloo, Canada-based RIM is designed to prevent the...

2010-06-12 06:48:12

Research In Motion Ltd (RIM) has reached a technology licensing agreement with ongoing cellphone rival Motorola, ending more than two years of litigation. Motorola shares rose 4 percent on Friday as investors turned their focus to the value of the company's technology patents, for which RIM will make a one-off payment and pay ongoing royalties. USA's Motorola and Canada's RIM have been battling it out over technology patents since a pact between the two expired in December 2007. They said...

2010-06-09 07:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing the right tires and properly maintaining them are effective ways to enhance your vehicle's performance and improve road safety. This week is National Tire Safety Week and leading tire manufacturer Michelin is reminding consumers of the benefits of choosing the right tires and of simple, cost-effective ways to contribute to tire safety. After all - your tires are the only part of your car in contact with the road. (Photo:...

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