BlackBerry’s Z10 smartphone has attracted record orders at Canadian wireless carrier BCE Inc., and analysts say sales are off to a strong start in the U.K., sparking a 23 percent stock rally over the past two days.
Google Inc. is relying on its planned $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. to forestall patent litigation and force settlements with Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. over smartphone technology.
Research In Motion Ltd. and Saudi Arabia reached an agreement that will allow BlackBerry services to continue in the country after the government was given the ability to monitor messages, the Associated Press said today.
Research In Motion Ltd. , maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, fell the most in two months in U.S. trading as a Sanford C. Bernstein Ltd. survey found more companies opting for rival devices such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone.
ZTE Corp. said it’s seeking orders for faster wireless systems in Europe, Southeast Asia and South America as China’s second-largest maker of phone-network equipment tries to catch Alcatel-Lucent SA in market share.
Research In Motion Ltd. shares have lost more than 90 percent of their value since mid-2008. That hasn’t stopped a surge in bets that the stock will sink further as the BlackBerry maker prepares to report earnings.