RIM is trading 5% higher this morning. A blog post at Barons points to one possible reason for the bump.
Apparently, Wall Street is talking about a potential investment by Samsung in RIM. There do not appear to be any legitimate reports on this, nor do their appear Read the Rest of the story [...]
No strangers to philanthropy, Mike Lazaridis and his wife Ophelia have a long record of donations to the University of Waterloo in their past and that generosity has one again been shown with Mike and Ophelia having announced their pledge of $21 million to science and mathematics faculties at the Read the Rest of the story [...]
AT&Tâ€™s Senior Vice President-Federal Regulatory and Chief Privacy Officer Bob Quinn recently wrote a post on the companyâ€™s blog that called Sprint out for deciding to use roaming agreements, and â€œdisinvestingâ€ in its own network in Kansas and Oklahoma instead of providing customers with access to its network. As it turns Read the Rest of the story [...]
So far there have been some limited LTE trials, but the truth remains: UK 4G isn’t happening any time soon. A fact not lost on Everything Everywhere CEO Olaf Swantee, who’s raiding the coffers to a tune of Â£1.5 billion to bring the Orange and T-Mo UK up to speed. Top Read the Rest of the story [...]
You have to appreciate the times when government officials see through the smoke and mirrors and actually make what seems to be a reasonable decision. The FCC put our a draft order today giving AT&T a piece of its mind. They rejected practically every part of AT&Tâ€™s argument for why Read the Rest of the story [...]
Research In Motion has been struggling in the stock market. That is not a secret. As of Tuesday morning and into Wednesday RIM’s stock (RIMM) has risen to $23.85. This is being attributed to a couple of things.
Rumors have been swirling online that Research In Motion has hired an investment banker Read the Rest of the story [...]
Pasedena, California-based investment management firm Primecap Management Co. recently doubled its investment in BlackBerry vendor Research In Motion. According to a recent regulatory Â filing, Primecap now owns 26.4 million shares of RIM stock valued at about $577 million as of Mondayâ€™s close, and the stake represents approximately 5% of RIMâ€™s Read the Rest of the story [...]
The BlackBerry PlayBook was the first tablet to earn FIPS 140-2 certification in the US, then Russia started looking into using the tablet for its government officials. Read the Rest of the story [...]
The mainstream, multi-platform game developer giant known as Electronic Arts has acquired PopCap Games, a major contender in the online world of casual and social gaming. In one fell swoop, EA came that much close to their goal of being worth $1bn. Earlier this week, PopCap and EA settled on an acquisition price of Read the Rest of the story [...]