Research In Motion Ltd.’s decline has die-hard BlackBerry fans harking back 15 years to the days when another fruit-themed company was losing market share, posting losses and spurring talk of its imminent demise.
Steve Jobs built Apple Inc. into the world’s most valuable technology company with easy-to-use products that transformed the computing, wireless and music industries. The company will look for overseas growth to extend that legacy and remain an investor favorite.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs will address an annual conference on June 6 to unveil a service that lets users store content online and tout a new version of the software that runs the iPad and iPhone.
Apple Inc. sold more than 4 million iPhone 4S devices in the first three days after it was introduced, setting a record as customers lined up at stores from Sydney to San Francisco to be first with the new touch- screen handset.
Research In Motion Ltd., trying to ensure its survival as sales plunge, is charting a risky path of refocusing on business users while weighing strategic changes from licensing its BlackBerry software to selling itself.
The U.S. and Canadian governments have started talks with authorities in countries including the United Arab Emirates to try and head off possible bans on the use of Research In Motion Ltd. ’s BlackBerry.
Research In Motion Ltd. said a software upgrade for the BlackBerry PlayBook that’s expected to include dedicated e-mail won’t come until February, missing holiday sales as RIM tries to revive demand for the tablet.
U.S. stocks rose as Apple Inc. announced a dividend and buyback plan and banks advanced, while 10-year Treasuries extended the longest slump since 2006 as investors bet the economy will continue to strengthen.