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BlackBerry Exec Exits As Questions About License Deal Emerge
2012-05-25 13:38:01

On Friday Research in Motion Ltd. announced that its London-based head of global sales has stepped down. Patrick Spense is just the latest management change at the embattled smartphone maker, which has seen its market share erode in recent years.

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2012-03-30 10:25:04

Canada-based RIM, maker of the once popular BlackBerry devices, said on Thursday it plans to refocus its attentions to corporate customers, rather than the consumer market.

Research In Motion Names New CEO
2012-01-23 09:35:09

Did Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executives and co-chairmen of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM), finally get the message?

RIM Offering BlackBerry Users Restitution After Outage
2011-10-17 13:04:40

After dealing with services being offline for most of last week, BlackBerry users have finally gotten some sort of restitution from Research In Motion.

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2011-02-16 07:19:43

Jim Balsillie, CEO of Research In Motion (RIM), is dismissing suggestions that its Blackberry devices are no longer a major player in the smartphone race after Nokia’s Stephen Elop claimed that the smartphone ecosystem was now a three-way race between Windows, Android and Apple.

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2010-11-17 13:25:00

Research in Motion's chief executive Jim Balsillie took a shot at Apple this week by saying smartphones do not need apps.

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2010-11-11 06:20:00

Research In Motion, maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone, plans to take on Apple’s iPad with a competitively priced new tablet computer slated for release in the first quarter of next year.

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2010-10-20 09:45:00

One day after Steve Jobs claimed that the Apple iPhone was outselling the BlackBerry handset, and that Research In Motion's (RIM) forthcoming PlayBook and tablet computers like it would be "dead on arrival," RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie fired back at the Apple co-founder and chief executive in a heated blog post on Tuesday.

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2010-09-17 11:27:42

Research in Motion (RIM) said Thursday that it shipped a record 12 million smartphones during the second quarter, posting results better than analysts' predicted.


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