Research In Motion is no more
BlackBerry’s AGM on 9th July saw the company changing its name formally from Research In Motion to BlackBerry.
The planned name change was first announced in January this year.
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has ruled that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of eBooks.
All the publishers involved - Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster - agreed multi-million dollar deals to settle charges when the US Department of Justice raised its initial complaint.
Microsoft has announced plans to reorganise with a new focus on function rather than separate divisions.
It’s published an internal email from CEO Steve Ballmer that talks of a “far-reaching realignment of the company that will enable us to innovate with greater speed, efficiency and capability in a fast changing world”.
Nokia has announced a new Windows 8 smartphone that’ll launch this month in the USA and will start arriving in Europe later this quarter.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 has a 41 megapixel sensor that enables it to take a 38 megapixel image. In addition, it creates a separate 5 megapixel image at the same time.
The Apple App Store, which celebrates its fifth anniversary today, contains over half a million applications that receive very few downloads, according to new research.
The BBC reports that app tracking company Adeven has calculated 579,001 apps out of the total 888,856 iOS apps in its database are ‘zombies’.