Mike Lazaridis

Big-Brain Hunting: The Key to Supercluster Success

Pat Lynch | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business
Pat Lynch

When Raymond Laflamme first met Howard Burton, the founding executive director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, he was sure he was ...

BlackBerry Co-Founder Sells $26-Million In Company Shares

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed the week with a strong advance as it played catch-up with U.S. indexes after being shut for Christmas and Bo...

$26 MILLION For BlackBerry Co-Founder

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO, Cananda - Mike Lazaridis has cashed in shares of BlackBerry, making US$26 million in the process, as he lessens his stake in the smartphone c...

Alternative Plan For BlackBerry Forming: Report

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The founders of BlackBerry are in discussions to partner with investment firm Cerberus Capital Management LP to make a competitive bid for t...

Co-Founders May Want To Buy BlackBerry

CP | Craig Wong and Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are looking at making a potential takeover bid for the troubled smartphone maker (TSX:BB).Acc...

What BlackBerry Could Learn From the VW Camper

Jon Packer | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Business
Jon Packer

Smartphone maker BlackBerry is on the ropes and we all know it. Amid the financial turmoil of this once Canadian icon, there was news that the humble VW Camper, itself an iconic brand, is set to be retired at the end of this year.

BlackBerry Founders' New Plan To Revolutionize Computing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin have established a $100-million fund to commercialize quantum computing, an eme...

Former RIM Co-Chiefs Get $12 Million To Leave Company

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The former co-CEOs of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (TSX:RIM) will receive a combined $12 million in payouts for leaving their roles a...

Not Many Suitors For RIM?

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Research In Motion may not have many suitors at home or abroad especially with Prime Minister Stephen Harper's comments that he would like ...

RIM Has 'Lost It,' Investor Says As Pressure Mounts For Change

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Research In Motion stock jumped 6 per cent Thursday as investors took in reports the company is planning to shake up its top management. RIM s...

Business Newsmakers Of The Year: Notorious RIM

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A long, slow slide into notoriety made 2011 a sorely trying year for Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the two men at the top of BlackBerry...

New Phones RIM's Last Chance To Compete With iPhone, Android

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Business

Research In Motion has unveiled a new mobile operating system that will power its next-generation BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets to bette...

Will This App-ease BlackBerry's Furious Customers

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Research In Motion hasn't calculated the final price tag for last week's global BlackBerry email, text and Internet outage or how it will a...

Can RIM's Reputation Survive This PR Disaster?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Business

Could there be a more bitter irony than a company that built an empire on smartphones and instant messaging standing accused of being no good at commu...

Canada's Tech Leaders Pay Tribute To Steve Jobs

CP | David Friend and LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - A stream of fans and passersby stopped outside Apple stores across the country on Thursday to pay their respects to founder Steve Jobs, with...

RIM Shares Spike On Rumours Carl Icahn Taking A Stake

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - One of Research In Motion's Canadian shareholders says it would support activist investor Carl Icahn buying into the struggling BlackBerry ...

Disconnect Yourself From Your Devices: Why You Need To Take a Technology Break

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

If you have a moment, spare a thought for Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the co-CEOs and largest shareholders of Research In Motion, Ltd., also kno...

RIM Shares Plummet On Bad Earnings News

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Investors punished Research In Motion on Friday — wiping out $3 billion of its stock value — after the BlackBerry maker reported lower ...

BlackBerry Music Service Is A Go

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Research in Motion (TSX:RIM) is hoping its millions of BlackBerry Messenger-obsessed users will get just as hooked on its new service, BBM M...

RIM Chiefs Make List Of '9 CEOs Who Should Be Fired'

Daily Finance | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada Business

Market research shows that RIM is the no. 3 or no. 4 smartphone company in both the U.S. and abroad, and that its piece of those markets has continued...

How Much Is He Worth Now?

Financial Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada Business

Shareholders of Research In Motion Ltd. have taken a beating over the past few months, though none worse than the BlackBerry maker's two chief executi...

Research In Motion Layoff 200 To Cut Costs: Report

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - Research In Motion is moving to cut costs by laying off a reported 200 employees in its hometown, as the BlackBerry m...

Too Slow? RIM Falls Behind In Smartphone Wars

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Research In Motion seems to have become a victim of timing on the launch of its new BlackBerry smartphones, causing investor selloffs and r...