US$99 Nokia Asha 501 debuts in India as Nokia throws down the gauntlet to Budget smartphone challengers

Nokia’s not taking the coming Low-Budget smartphone challenge from Samsung lying down. Nokia has decided to put their Open Source Asha OS to good use and thus the  US$99 Nokia Asha 501 made its debut  in a Press Launch on Thursday May 9th 2013 headlined by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop in India. It’s priced at the […]

Government of India Postpones Blackberry Ban

Research in Motion Ltd (RIM) has been at odds with quite a few countries lately as it relates to their Blackberry service and the encryption method used by RIM protect customer data. India is one of those countries as the Government of the fast rising country and home to the second largest population in the world gave RIM an October 31, 2010 deadline to all the government access to to the protected data.

RIM and the Government of India has come to a temporary agreement which allow Blackberries to continue to be available in India at least until  a final solution is agreed upon by January 31, 2011 so that the government can have continued access to the encrypted data. Press release below. Read more about Government of India Postpones Blackberry Ban