The major outage that hit BlackBerry users in North America is now fixed and is being described as a “critical severity outage” that affected users in the Americas. During the outage, RIM support account manager Bryan Simpson said in an e-mail to the company’s large clients Blackberry users “This is an emergency notification regarding the
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Rogers Wireless has launched MyMusic Channel on FaceBook. This channel consolidates a number of music partnerships such as Universal and MTV Canada. “My Artist” is another applications that allows you to post questions for featured artists.
Sierra Wireless added two new products to its lineup of HSPA mobile broadband modems. The AirCard885E ExpressCard and the Compass 885 USB modem.
As reported last week, Motorola is “exploring strategic options including the possible break-up”, today there are rumours that they are in negotiations with Nortel Networks of possibly combining their wireless infrastructure divisions – a deal between the two companies could create a joint venture with sales of around $10-billion (U.S.) that would make network equipment
Not really mobile related: Rogers Home Phone reaches millionth customer milestone
Mitec expands its manufacturing capacity in China to 38,000 ft.
Motorola has announced the debut of the ROKR E8 Hollywood style at the upcoming Academy Awards. Each of the Academy Award nominees in the directing and four acting categories were the first U.S. consumers to experience the product. The ROKR E8 swag was customized, personalized nominee’s name and category, encased in a box wrapped in
The following is a new TV commercial from Telus, this time with parrots promoting “Connect devices wirelessly on a home network”:
Kodak has introduced a chip that can boost the picture-taking power in mobile phones. The “KAC-05020 Image Sensor” maintains the same level of quality while reducing size, costs and uses a 1.4 micron 5-Megapixel and allows this to be used for a camera phone. Manufacturers will have access to the KAC-05020 later this year and
With Yahoo! having one of the biggest audiences on the Internet, Microsoft Corp. made an unsolicited offer to buy the recently troubled portal for about $44.6 billion, or $31 a share. Microsoft explored ways to partner in late 2006 and early 2007, however this idea was rejected by Yahoo!. “While a commercial partnership may have