Tag Archives: Blackberry

Blackberry Launches iPhone Challenge

Long-foundering Research In Motion this week launches its first competitor to the iPhone and tech sites are rather excited. Note that commmenters at Gizmodo are quite suspicious of the above rendering of what the new Blackberry actually looks like.

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Blackberry Outage = Fewer Car Crashes

Observers carefully note that last week’s Blackberry outage “coincided” with a reduction in traffic accidents. The National reports that traffic accidents in Dubai dropped 20 percent compared to historical averages during the blackout. In Abu Dhabi, accidents dropped by 40 percent, and there were zero fatalities. If you’re thinking that this isn’t a significant enough sample to show that smart ...

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Smartphone Wars

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Blame It On The Blackberry

By all accounts, Monday’s NY Senate coup was orchestrated from behind the scenes by billionaire Tom Golisano, a thrice-failed NY gubernatorial candidate. Golisano has funneled millions to Democratic candidates over the years, but had become increasing annoyed when the finally-in-power Democrats in the Senate refused to jump to his commands, even announcing that he was moving to Florida rather than ...

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Our Black(Berry) President

Advertising wonks say that Barack Obama’s public devotion to his Blackberry would be worth as much as $50M if the president were able to sign an endorsement deal. President-elect Barack Obama has repeatedly said how much his BlackBerry means to him and how he is dreading the prospect of being forced to give it up, because of legal and security ...

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