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RIM reports surge in Q3 earnings and revenue

BlackBerry maker RIM has reported huge year-on-year increases in third quarter profit and revenue as the vendor’s efforts to move further into the consumer space appear to be paying off. Revenue for the three months ended November 28, 2009, was up 41 percent, whilst net income rose 59 percent year-on-year.

BlackBerry comes to China Mobiles ZONG

ZONG, China Mobile’s international arm, BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion and kit vendor Alcatel-Lucent have joined forces to launch a BlackBerry solution in Pakistan.

RIM secures BlackBerry China distribution deal

Reuters reports that Digital China, a Hong Kong-listed information technology company, is to distribute Research In Motion’s BlackBerry handsets, accelerating RIM’s effort to expand into mainland China.

Report: Apple planning CDMA-based iPhone

Apple is reportedly working on a CDMA version of the iPhone that will allow a number of new operators in North America to offer the device, a US Apple-related website has claimed.

Verizon reveals Storm2 details

Verizon Wireless announced today it is to sell RIM’s BlackBerry Storm2 (pictured) from 28 October. It will retail for US$179.99 after a US$100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a voice plan with an Email and Web feature or an Email and Web for BlackBerry plan.

RIM revenues up 37%, but outlook disappoints

Shares in Research In Motion (RIM) fell almost 10 percent in after-hours trading yesterday as the BlackBerry-maker reported weaker than expected quarterly profit and an outlook that disappointed analysts.

RIM launching new touchscreen BlackBerry Storm

Reuters notes that BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is launching a new version of its touchscreen Storm smartphone, marking its latest move in the fight with Apple’s iPhone.

Report: Vodafone to unveil Storm 2

Vodafone will be stocking the new BlackBerry Storm 2 from RIM later this week, according to Techradar.