RIM

January 30th, 2013

Updated: Blackberry 10 Officially Unveiled

The company formerly  known as Research in Motion launched the Blackberry 10 Wednesday morning, the device it hopes will revitalize the company and save its ailing brand. “We have definitely been on a journey of transformation, a journey to not only transform our business and our brand, but one which I truly believe will transform mobile [...]

January 28th, 2013

Blackberry 10 to Offer Music, Movies, and TV

Research in Motion announced today that it plans to offer an app and media store to rival iTunes with the release of Blackberry 10. “Music and video content is an integral part of a rich mobile experience. People want easy and convenient access to their favorite music, movies and TV shows wherever they are,” said [...]

January 24th, 2013

Lenovo May be Considering a RIM Takeover

Lenovo may be considering a bid for Research in Motion, according to Lenovo’s Chief Financial Officer. “We are looking at all opportunities — RIM and many others,” Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming said to Bloomberg. “We’ll have no hesitation if the right opportunity comes along that could benefit us and shareholders.” Mr. Wong said [...]

December 12th, 2012

Shots Leak of Blackberry’s Upcoming London Smartphone

To hear The Media tell it, the fate of Canada rests on three things: Oil pipelines, fighter jets, and Research In Motion. The aging tech giant has become so fundamental to the Ontario economy that its newest phone, seen widely as its last chance at relevance, is a matter of national importance. Like Americans watching [...]

December 3rd, 2012

With Downgrade Advisory, Top Financial Firm may Foul RIM’s Rally

Much to the chagrin of RIM’s management, who have watched the stock rally around a number of positive Blackberry 10 announcements, a financial analyst with Canaccord Genuity has downgraded the company’s shares to a “sell”. Analyst Michael Walkley wrote in a note to clients Monday morning that his firm does not believe BB10 will return [...]

August 9th, 2012

In Patent Skirmish, RIM Emerges Victorious

This week RIM received some much needed good news when a California judge ruled to dismiss a $147-million patent infringement suit against the company on Thursday. The case began in 2008, when Mformation Technologies took RIM to court over allegations that RIM had infringed upon a patent it owns for a that was apparently used [...]

August 2nd, 2012

Thorsten Heins: RIM’s Future is in BB10

For RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins, the key to RIM’s next decade is BB10. In an interview with the UK’s Telegraph Mr. Heins remained bullish about the company’s prospects, despite the fact the firm is hemorrhaging cash and is about to engage in another round of layoffs. “We know that BlackBerry OS7 was a great platform [...]

July 31st, 2012

RIM’s Elusive 10-Inch Tablet Emerges in the Wild

Pictures have surfaced online of RIM’s long rumoured 10-inch Playbook tablet. A 10-inch Playbook has been long rumoured and roadmapped, but RIM has been largely mum on the topic. The pictures depict what appears to be a SIM card slot, and a 26.82Whr battery. Originally, the 10-inch Playbook was supposed to be launched in early [...]

July 10th, 2012

At the RIM Annual General Meeting, an Air of Uncertainty

The applause flowed following question after question; the applauding wasn’t a reception for a thoughtful, insightful, or clever answer from the lot of executives gathered on stage but rather served as a barometer of the spitefulness of the question asked. A shareholder who took the microphone near the stage wished the CEO well, but remained [...]

July 4th, 2012

Leaked Blackberry Roadmap Shows LTE Playbook Scheduled Before BB10

While Blackberry 10 has been delayed until next year, RIM isn’t sitting out on the sidelines entirely this fall. The company is planning on releasing a 4G LTE version its Blackberry Playbook sometime in Q4 of 2012. This is all according to a leaked roadmap as seen below that Blackberry OS obtained. Here are RIM’s plans [...]