This was some 20 hours after users in EMEA and India first reported problems with email and BlackBerry Messenger
RIM has agreed to hand over user codes that would let Saudi authorities monitor its BlackBerry Messenger
, as it seeks to stop the kingdom from silencing the service, a source close to the talks said last week.
is popular with young singles in Saudi Arabia, an Islamic society where contact between unrelated men and women is restricted.
Some argue that the decision was taken because the government is unable to monitor BlackBerry Messenger
There is no way the CITC will disconnect BlackBerry Messenger
because the Kingdom is home to one of the largest number of BlackBerry users in the Gulf," said a mobile phone shopkeeper.
SMS/Text and MMS Messages * BlackBerry Messenger
Chats * Instant Messages Sent and Received * GPS or Cell Site Locations * Edits to contacts, calendar, and task events * Emails Sent and Received * Voice Call Logs * Copies of all Photos Taken, Sent Immediately
A teenage girl who ran away from her home with the help of a boy she met via BlackBerry Messenger
has been jailed for having an affair.
The parents claimed that the player used to chat with their son over BlackBerry messenger
and that they had noticed a change in the behaviour of their child who began to look bewildered and confused.
With the update comes a host of new features, including: * Enhanced BlackBerry Messenger
(BBM) integration that makes communicating with friends easier * BlackBerry Tag to easily invite BBM contacts, exchange information and more using NFC (Near Field Communications) * Enhanced Universal Search capability with auto-suggest feature and Bing search results
It decided that the records of the BlackBerry Messenger
conversation between former Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani and Mansour Ejaz, a US businessman of Pakistani origin, must be obtained.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority confirms the continuation of all Blackberry services in the UAE to both individuals and to business customers, including Blackberry messenger
, Blackberry email and Blackberry browsing," the TRA said in a statement.
F EELING cheated and let down at mobile handset maker Research In Motion ( RIM) agreeing to hand over user codes to Saudi Arabian telecom authorities to monitor its BlackBerry Messenger
services while stonewalling India's request for the same, the government of India is expected to partly suspend BlackBerry services in the country soon if RIM fails to budge on the issue.