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BlackBerry's Plan To Go Private Is Dead

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd is abandoning a plan to sell itself and will raise about $1 billion from its largest shareholder and other institutional in...

BlackBerry CEO Doesn't Think Tablets Are A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

After five years of decline for BlackBerry at the hands of the iPhone, and a more recent lukewarm launch of its own touchscreen flagship phone, would ...

The CEO Of BlackBerry Has Some Harsh Words For The iPhone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

Add BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins to the growing chorus of Apple and iPhone skeptics. In a widely-circulated interview with The Australian Financi...

RIM Isn't Called RIM Anymore

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

During the launch event for the BlackBerry 10 on Wednesday, Research In Motion, the BlackBerry's creator, made another big announcement: the Canadian ...

CEO Not Worried That BlackBerry 10 Will Crash And Burn Terribly

Reuters | Euan Rocha and Janet Guttsman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

By Euan Rocha and Janet Guttsman WATERLOO, Ontario (Reuters) - A new line of BlackBerry 10 devices will provide Research In Motion with...

Jason Gilbert

How BlackBerry Is Like The Republican Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Stop me if this story sounds familiar: A once-dominant entity in the United States suddenly finds that its main opponent has surpassed it in overa...

RIM CEO Claims 'Nothing Wrong' With Company

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2012 | Technology

TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion Ltd Chief Executive Thorsten Heins said on Tuesday there is nothing wrong with the company as it exists now, de...

New CEO Of BlackBerry Maker To Unveil Big New Plans

Reuters | Alastair Sharp | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology

By Alastair Sharp ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - When Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie were running Research In Motion, BlackBerry World ...

RIM ON THE EDGE

Reuters | Alastair Sharp | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - A candid diagnosis of the troubles facing Research In Motion delivered by freshman Chief Executiv...

New RIM CEO On His Plans For BlackBerry

Reuters | Sinead Carew and Nicola Leske | Posted 03.28.2012 | Technology

By Sinead Carew and Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - Research in Motion's Thorsten Heins plans to waste no time in his new job. The Bl...

Bianca Bosker

From RIM's New CEO, Expect More Of The Same: No 'Drastic Change Needed,' He Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

Sure, Research in Motion's stock price has plummeted, its market share is dwindling, and its offerings are an afterthought. But that doesn't mean anyt...

Doubts Linger About RIM's New CEO

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Research In Motion's co-chief executives Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have bowed to investor pressure and stepped down, handing the jo...