A jury in California found Research In Motion had infringed a patent relating to wireless device management owned by assignment by Mformation Technologies.
Research in Motion's first BlackBerry 10 phones will miss the holiday shopping season, but according to the company's executives, it's not the end of the world.
Smartphone will go on sale Thursday, with a two-year service plan.
After months of bad news, Research In Motion had some positive news to share proclaiming that its app store, BlackBerry App World, recently passed three billion app downloads.
Thorsten Heins said that the company is 'very, very challenged at the moment' but that it was going through a transitional period.
Alas, poor BlackBerry, I knew it well. Apologies for quoting Hamlet, but it seems appropriate.
I'd love to see RIM survive, and for BlackBerry to remain as one of the major mobile platforms, but it seems increasingly less likely with each passing quarter.
A delay in the release of BlackBerry 10 gives the competitors of the beleaguered RIM plenty of time to lure away jittery customers.