BlackBerry Services

  • Google drops Gmail app support for BlackBerry users November 11, 2011

    New York: Google, maker of Android software for mobile phones, will stop supporting the application for Gmail for rival Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry smartphones. "Beginning November 22, 2011, we will end support for the Gmail App for BlackBerry (installed native app). Over this past year, we've focused efforts on building...
  • RIM sets up surveillance facility in Mumbai October 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Research In Motion has set up a facility in Mumbai to help the Indian government carry out lawful surveillance of its BlackBerry services, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. RIM gave India access to its consumer services, including its Messenger services, in January this year...
  • Blackberry services fully restored in India: RIM October 14, 2011

    New Delhi: After three days of disruptions, BlackBerry services offering email, messenger and other online services were restored, Canadabased Research in Motion said. "Email systems are operating and we are continuing to clear any backlogged messages. Support teams are working to minimise the impact on our customers... We are working to...
  • FAQs: RIM's epic BlackBerry failure October 13, 2011

    Research in Motion is blaming technical problems in its highly secretive communications network for a threeday disruption in service to millions of BlackBerry users around the globe. The company runs a highly secure network and data centres that are used to encrypt and route traffic to every BlackBerry device worldwide. Here are...
  • RIM scrambles to end global BlackBerry outage October 13, 2011

    Toronto: The company that makes the BlackBerry smartphone is working frantically to end a threeday global service disruption that has frustrated millions of its customers and pumped up pressure on its management to make sweeping changes. Research In Motion, in a hastily announced conference call on Wednesday, vowed to eventually deliver...
  • Infrastructure issue hits BlackBerry: Expert October 12, 2011

    As the problem with BlackBerry services continue, thebiggeek.com Editor Gagandeep Sapra analyses the issue....
  • Millions of BlackBerry users cut off for third day October 12, 2011

    London: Millions of BlackBerry users around the world were left without text communication services for a third day on Wednesday as Research in Motion struggled to fix what it said was a switching failure in its private network. Users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India suffered patchy email service...
  • BlackBerry services in India disrupted again October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: BlackBerry services in India have come to a standstill yet again. This is the second time BlackBerry users are facing an outage in the past two days. Users on BIS and BES are unable to access their mail, Internet and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). Though RIM announced earlier on Tuesday...