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CNNMoney: BlackBerry PlayBook finally gets email in 2.0 upgradeupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 13:47:00

Research in Motion has finally launched a much-needed update to the PlayBook tablet, which now includes built-in features like email and calendar.

CNNMoney: RIM delays BlackBerry 10 until late 2012updated: Thu Dec 15 2011 17:43:00

As expected, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion said Thursday that it had a miserable past three months, reporting a quarterly profit that got squeezed by slumping sales and service outages.

CNNMoney: RIM to miss forecasts due to poor PlayBook salesupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 10:34:00

The bad news just keeps piling up for BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, as the company said Friday that worse-than-expected sales of its PlayBook tablet will cause the company to fall short of its own financial estimates for the latest quarter.

CNNMoney: BlackBerry PlayBook upgrade delayed until 2012updated: Wed Oct 26 2011 16:39:00

Research in Motion's turnaround effort has hit yet another roadblock: The BlackBerry maker said Wednesday that it is delaying a much-needed update to the PlayBook tablet's operating system until February 2012.

CNNMoney: RIM debuts its new BlackBerry OS: BBXupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 15:41:00

Research in Motion spent about 120 seconds of its developer conference discussing last week's worldwide outage -- and then made it clear that the company is moving on.

CNNMoney: BlackBerry PlayBook price drops to $299updated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:09:00

Let the price cuts begin. A few hours after Amazon unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet for $199, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet was slashed by $200 by a major retailer.

CNNMoney: RIM's loss is Apple's gainupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:12:00

Another disappointing quarter for Research in Motion.

CNNMoney: RIM shares drop as sales and profit plungeupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 12:35:00

Research in Motion was once the king of the smartphone market. Now, it's looking like the next Palm -- a pioneer that fell hopelessly behind in a market it invented.

CNNMoney: BlackBerry maker RIM lays off 10% of workforceupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 08:49:00

Research In Motion, the maker of BlackBerry devices, said Monday that it would cut more than 2,000 jobs as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort.

CNNMoney: HP TouchPad tablet debuts to mixed reviewsupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 05:44:00

HP's TouchPad tablet went on sale Friday for $499, the same price as the iPad.

CNNMoney: HP TouchPad tablet coming July 1 for $499updated: Thu Jun 09 2011 15:36:00

HP's iPad rival now has a launch date: The HP TouchPad tablet will go on sale July 1 starting at $499, the same price as the iPad. Couples Watch: Marc Anthony Shows J.Lo the 'Love' at Her Album Release Bashupdated: Mon May 09 2011 12:13:00

• Jennifer Lopez had the sweet support of hubby Marc Anthony while celebrating the release of her new album, Love?, in Hollywood. "Marc was doting on her and melted every time she acknowledged him," says an onlooker who attended the BlackBerry PlayBook-hosted bash. "He was totally supportive of her on her night." Anthony also snapped pictures of guests.

CNNMoney: RIM cuts profit forecast on weak BlackBerry salesupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 18:29:00

Research in Motion on Thursday slashed its earnings forecast for the current quarter, citing sluggish BlackBerry sales.

Why are electronics makers serving up half-baked gadgets?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 11:29:00

In their rush to get products into the marketplace, electronics makers are selling gadgets that may have been yanked out of the oven too soon.

CNNMoney: RIM stock slumps on critical PlayBook reviewsupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 17:49:00

The early reviews are in for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, and the results are tepid at best -- which sent Research in Motion's stock lower Thursday.

Review: BlackBerry PlayBook tablet lacks all the right movesupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 07:48:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is a good-looking piece of hardware.

No BlackBerry PlayBook? Blame Flashupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 08:48:00

Research In Motion is preparing to release its much-awaited response to the iPad, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, a month behind schedule.

BlackBerry's PlayBook tablet may face uphill battleupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 14:42:00

Once the most popular smartphone, the BlackBerry has been losing ground in the past year to iPhone and Android models. So Research in Motion is trying to carve out a new market with the PlayBook (the upcoming BlackBerry tablet) due to hit stores in the U.S. and Canada on April 19. Prices start at $499, same as for the iPad 2.

CNNMoney: RIM PlayBook tablet coming April 19 for $499updated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:24:00

Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet will go on sale on April 19, starting at $499 -- the same price as its main rival, the Apple iPad.

CNNMoney: Back in Black ... Berry. RIM lives!updated: Thu Mar 03 2011 15:53:00

Coke and Pepsi. McDonald's and Burger King. Wal-Mart and Target. In many industries that cater to consumers, there's a clear number one and a strong number two.

Widescreen tablets are coming soonupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 14:30:00

Tablets are becoming less square.

RIM's BlackBerry hits a technical crossroadupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 09:39:00

Three things became clear by the end of Research in Motion President Mike Lazaridis' time in the spotlight at a mobile tech conference.

CNNMoney: The BlackBerry is dead! Or is it?updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 13:09:00

Is BlackBerry maker Research in Motion on the verge of becoming obsolete, or is it the next big thing in tech? Investors can't seem to make up their minds.

BlackBerry video pits PlayBook against iPadupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 15:50:00

Hoping to improve its footing in the burgeoning tablet wars, RIM on Tuesday released a video that it says shows its forthcoming BlackBerry PlayBook outperforming Apple's iPad.

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