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Apple, RIM dominate U.S. smartphone market, push out Palm

Apple and Research In Motion saw their shares of the smartphone market in 2008 rise compared to Palm, and will continue their dominance in 2009, according to a report released by ChangeWave Research.

Verizon, RIM pleased with BlackBerry Storm sales

One month after its initial launch, new shipments of Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm are coming into the United States, and both RIM and Verizon Wireless said they were pleased with how well

RIM posts higher revenue, adds 2.6M new BlackBerry accounts

Research In Motion posted higher revenue for its fiscal third quarter, but its net earnings were down compared to the second quarter and it added fewer BlackBerry accounts in the quarter than it had

Palm hoping for a spark with Nova OS

Palm is pinning its hopes for renewed success on the launch of its new operating system, code-named "Nova," which it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. When the curtain goes up

Sprint launches push-to-talk BlackBerry with WiFi

Sprint Nextel launched a new push-to-talk BlackBerry today, the long-awaited Curve 8350i from Research In Motion. The phone, which uses the iDEN network and has WiFi connectivity, was rumored to be

RIM to pay Nokia royalties for patents

Research In Motion signed a new deal with Nokia to pay the Finnish handset giant up front for royalties in exchange for use of its wireless patents. The world's largest handset maker did not disclose

RIM makes bid for Certicom's cell phone security business

Research In Motion made a hostile takeover bid on Wednesday for wireless VPN security company Certicom, offering around $1.19 per share, or $52.4 million for the company. The Canadian firm said it

RIM, LG cut outlook and sales growth

Proving that no company is totally immune to the weakened economy, Research In Motion scaled back its revenue forecast for its fiscal third quarter in the face of a dip in demand, stiff competition

Early BlackBerry Storm sales figures look strong

It may be a Stormy Thanksgiving for Verizon Wireless, if preliminary sales estimates for Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm, which the carrier launched Nov. 21, are to be believed. Verizon has not

Are smartphones the savior in a floundering economy?

I'm beginning to think that it will be the smartphone that helps keep the mobile operator industry afloat during these tough economic times. A new ChangeWave corporate IT purchasing survey reveals