August 19, 2011 4:42 PM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
Research in Motion Ltd. wants to gain back some of the market ground that the BlackBerry manufacturer has lost in recent months, and part of its strategy may be to attract younger listeners with a new service called BBM Music.
According to Wall Street [...]
August 11, 2011 7:23 AM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
While many earlier reports scoffed at media coverage highlighting the role of social media and BlackBerry devices in the UK riots, the allegations became much more serious when the phrase “BlackBerry Riots” suddenly went viral.
The basic “BlackBerry Riots” theory stems from the observation [...]
By James Lee Phillips | August 11, 2011 2:25 PM EDT
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed a ban on social media use by those suspected of plotting some sort of “violence, disorder, and criminality.”
The Prime Minister is the latest to add his voice to the growing sentiment that digital communications caused the [...]
July 2, 2011 12:23 PM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
The latest Nielsen smartphone data has revealed a few significant details — among other things, that iPhones are coming up faster than Android phones, and that smartphones of any kind are now outselling “feature” (or ‘classic’?) mobile phones.
“According to Nielsen’s May survey of [...]
July 2, 2011 10:58 AM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
Starting Monday, the tech world’s biggest names will be bidding for the ownership of 6,000 of the most valuable patents in the industry. Bankrupt Canadian tech giant Nortel is auctioning off their assets, including the portfolio of LTE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, social media, semiconductor, and [...]