Blackberry: 2 Recent Outages, What does this mean for RIM?
DECEMBER 23, 2009, 7:29 P.M. ET
BlackBerry Maker Is Strained by GrowthBy ROGER CHENG And PHRED DVORAK
The second BlackBerry outage in a week shows how Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the popular smart phone, is feeling the strain of a ballooning customer base and intensifying competition.
BlackBerry devices throughout the Americas suffered service interruptions from Tuesday afternoon through early Wednesday, telecommunications carriers said. RIM issued an apology and attributed the interruption to a flaw in recent versions of its instant-messaging program... continue to complete posting.