Tag: 2010

Follow the Olympics with Yahoo! Mobile Site



Yahoo! have a mobile site that looks pretty decent on a BlackBerry and gives some good coverage of the 2010 Olympics. The app features live results, upcoming events, medal counts, and photos to news, expert commentary, and more. The Olympics is also integrated into Yahoo!’s mobile search results, which I still think are obsolete with Google around.

Head over to their mobile site at m.yahoo.com/olympics and see for yourself.

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Download Your Free Bell 2010 Olympics Cowbell App for BlackBerry



You can never have enough cowbell! For the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, you can show your support by waving the Bell cowbell app for your BlackBerry. It’s free and will be a fun app to use while watching your favorite event.

Supported devices include: Bold 9000, Curve 8530, Pearl 8130, Storm, 8330, 9700, 8830, Pearl Flip, Tour.

Download your cowbell app by pointing your device to bell.ca/cowbell.

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Analysts predict RIM to benefit from Palm Pre launch


RIM executives

On June 18th, 2009 after the close of the market, RIM will be announcing their Q1 2010 fiscal results. The conference call and live webcast will begin at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 800-733-7571 or by logging on at RIM.com.

Analysts at UBS predicted RIM’s first-quarter results for fiscal 2010 will benefit from the intensifying carrier competition that is driving subsidies and promotion for data-intensive devices.

“Although perhaps a little counter-intuitive, we believe the launch of the Palm Pre and Apple iPhone will benefit RIM due to increased carrier competition,” they said in a report yesterday.

The analysts not only expect Verizon to continue to promote BlackBerry, but that potential renegotiations between AT&T and Apple could also help RIM.

The stock has risen roughly 20% since early May, reflecting increasing bullishness around the quarter and guidance, but UBS noted that expectations are high for the second quarter as well.

“Although we maintain our view of potential upside from enterprise replacements medium-term, at current valuations we believe much of the near-term upside may be incorporated into expectations,” the analysts warned.


[National Post]