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BlackBerry turns profit but loses users

BlackBerry turns profit but loses users

BlackBerry managed to ship a million of its new BlackBerry 10-powered Z10 handsets last quarter, despite only having a month of the quarter to do so. However, the company also lost three million customers during the period, a trend it will want to arrest as it tries to keep its remaining 76m users loyal to the brand

With Ivy Bridge, Intel poses threat to Nvidia

With Ivy Bridge, Intel poses threat to Nvidia

Intel’s just-unveiled Ivy Bridge processor family promises faster processing power and better graphics, thanks to a massively-enhanced integrated graphics system. The news has prompted some analysts to say that Ivy Bridge could mean doom for manufacturers of dedicated graphics cards, such as Nvidia and AMD, because Ivy Bridge is just that

The forecast for RIM: cloudy, with a chance of success

The forecast for RIM: cloudy, with a chance of success

There is no doubt Research in Motion’s (RIM’s) fortunes have been receding of late. The share of BlackBerry smartphones in North America is plummeting (although still strong in other parts of the world) and revenues are down. Competition is fierce. Can new management and stated objectives for future products at RIM turn things around

Windows 8’s secret feature: resurrecting old PCs

Microsoft recently released its Windows 8 Consumer preview. Many have written about its features and capabilities, so I won’t rehash that for this article, other than to say that while it isn’t perfect, this beta version seems quite well done. However, what hasn’t been highlighted is Windows 8’s ability

Has Nokia done enough to entice consumers?

Though there was much to be excited about from Nokia World in London this week, including the announcement of six new handsets, including two based on Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, it was rather the omissions that got many analysts