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BlackBerry Tablet?

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Business

ORLANDO, Fla. - BlackBerry executives delivered a lengthy list of new announcements this week at the smartphone maker's annual conference, but the buz...

It's Judgement Day

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - Shareholders of Research In Motion expressed their frustration Tuesday with the company's delayed product launch and eroding market s...

Coming Soon: Judgement Day For RIM Execs

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - Shareholders of Research In Motion, perhaps some of the most staunch supporters of the BlackBerry smartphone, are expected to take a ...

BlackBerry's Physical Keypads Are Here To Stay: RIM CEO

CP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Business

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Many changes are afoot at BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion, but chief executive Thorsten Heins says the company will continue to o...

After Earnings Miss, RIM Plans A Major Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Business

Smaller, more efficient, sharply focused: that's likely the RIM of the future.Having grappled with the giants of the smartphone industry and received ...

RIM's Much-Needed New Blood

Chris Umiastowski | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Business
Chris Umiastowski

Thorsten Heins looks like a natural choice for RIM's next CEO. He's experienced enough within RIM to understand the culture and the challenges. But he's also fresh enough, with only four of his 27 years in industry spent at RIM. He's not going to let emotion and history blind him.

RIM's Enigmatic New CEO Big On Tech

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The man tasked with revitalizing a mainstay of Canada's corporate landscape comes to the job armed with a physics degree, an impressive corp...

RIM's Task: "Change the World. Again."

Paul Barter | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

To remain relevant (and in business), RIM's going to have to do something as significant as inventing the smartphone, the touch interface, or the app store. The harsh reality is that their current strategy is broken, no matter how many times they insist that it isn't.

RIM's New CEO Declares 'No Drastic Change,' Sending Stock Plummeting

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

The analysts have parsed the press releases and conference calls, and something of a consensus is emerging on RIM’s management shakeup: It will prob...

Who Is RIM's New CEO?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

Who is Thorsten Heins? Late on Sunday, it was announced that Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, Research In Motion's co-CEOs and founders are stepping ...

Balsillie, Lazaridis Out; Thorsten Heins In As New RIM CEO

CP | Andrew Flynn, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Finally bowing to pressure from disgruntled shareholders, the co-chief executives of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (TSX:RIM) will step...