Guest Post BlackBerry maker, Research In Motion, recently released disappointing Q4 2012 financial performance results. New CEO Thorstein Heins has acknowledged RIM is in need of significant changes if it is to survive, much less stay relevant. The odds are heavily stacked against RIM at this point, but there are still things the company can do to regain its footing in the market.
As if Research in Motion needed more controversy surrounding its appointment of new CEO Thorston Heins, now a RIM director is arguing that it simply couldn’t have chosen a new CEO from outside the company because the only available choices (at that time) were idiots.
Showing that it’s not quite dead yet, Research in Motion aimed to “bust a few myths” about its BlackBerry app ecosystem at the company’s Europe BlackBerry DevCon today.
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You’d think that with a new chief executive in charge, BlackBerry maker RIM would be making some sweeping changes to revitalize its ailing smartphone business.
Samsung celebrating 300 million phones shipped in 2011
Research in Motion appears to be celebrating the new year with an extraordinary price drop on its struggling BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, with all models now ringing in at $299.
In what will likely be the first of many major power struggles at BlackBerry maker Research in Motion over the next year, the company is reportedly considering ousting co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie as co-chairmen of the board.
Guest Post The predictions I made for 2011 turned out pretty well, since I framed things like any good fortune teller or horoscope would have done. I was vague enough to allow flexibility but detailed enough to sound spot on. I would say I hit four for four:
Amazon wasn’t the only company interested in snapping up BlackBerry maker Research in Motion.
Research in Motion, the mobile device company in desperate need of a hit, apparently shunned the summer acquisition advances of e-commerce and hardware behemoth Amazon.
You’re going to have to wait almost a year to get your hands on a new BlackBerry 10 phone.
Editor's Pick Once again, Research in Motion’s attitude towards its dismal quarterly earnings sound inexplicably positive.
It seems that Research in Motion can’t even name an operating system properly without stumbling along the way.
Research in Motion will write off an astounding $485 million from lowering the price of its underperforming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, the company revealed today.
In yet another blow for BlackBerry loyalists, Research in Motion announced BlackBerry Mobile Fusion today, a tool that will allow businesses to make employee iOS and Android devices just as secure as RIM’s own smartphones.
Research in Motion has decided to cut the price of its problematic BlackBerry Playbook tablet to $199, at least for the holidays.
Zune says what? What we have here is a potential glimpse at Research in Motion’s first BlackBerry to run the next-generation BBX operating system — but honestly, it just looks a lot like Microsoft’s Zune HD to me.
Research in Motion has finally launched its BBM Music app out of beta, giving its BlackBerry users a social way to listen to music on their devices, the company announced Wednesday.
A class action lawsuit was filed today against Research in Motion (RIM), the makers of BlackBerry, after a massive, three-day service outage affected millions of its subscribers worldwide in October.
Streaming music service Spotify has finally launched an application to bring its service to BlackBerry owners who love having access to copious amounts of music.
RIM‘s next-gen mobile operating system will be called BBX, RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis revealed today at the BlackBerry developer conference.
After the worst service outage in its history last week, Research in Motion said Monday that it will try to appease its BlackBerry users by giving them free apps worth more than $100.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ1esvGae_s&w=560&h=315] BlackBerry users can breathe a sigh of relief. Research in Motion announced today that global BlackBerry services are “operating well” following a massive outage that began Monday and disrupted web, email, and messaging capabilities for tens of millions of customers.
Poor Research in Motion. Just two days from Apple’s iPhone 4S launch, the BlackBerry maker is in the midst of a three-day long service outage that has now spread to North America.
The first-generation Kindle e-reader was a revolutionary device, but it was far from pretty.
BlackBerry smartphone maker Research in Motion’s revenue fell significantly this quarter, due to lower sales of its newest tablet computer, the BlackBerry PlayBook, and shy consumers waiting for the BlackBerry 7 phones that launched three weeks before the quarter ended.