Votes of confidence for Research In Motion
New York Times Co.
BlackBerry users will still be able to access content through the mobile website, which relegates the experience back to the pre-app Stone Age of mobile Internet. Speaking of the Stone Age, guess who else is getting the cold app shoulder from the NYT. The Palm Pre.
That's right. One of the most prestigious content publishers in the world is now categorizing BlackBerry 7 with a device that has been long dead. Even before Hewlett-Packard
NYT spokeswoman Eileen Murphy told Reuters: "It's a matter of usage of our apps, and we dedicate our resources where we think there's the highest level of usage. We've seen a drop-off." This decision primarily covers RIM's current operating system, not necessarily the delayed BlackBerry 10 OS. That one is still on the table for the time being, with Murphy saying it is "entirely possible that we might."
Investors and BlackBerry loyalists have at least six months to go before BlackBerry 10 is released, assuming it's on time.