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Bye Bye Tungle.Me, RIM Shuts It Down, Team To Focus On BlackBerry 10 Calendar App

September 19, 2012 – 9:24 am |
Bye Bye Tungle.Me, RIM Shuts It Down, Team To Focus On BlackBerry 10 Calendar App

Although RIM is shutting down the Tungle.me service, the team will be shifting their efforts to work on Blackberry 1o initiatives.

RIM's CEO "Other Manufacturers Could License BlackBerry 10" But Would They Want To?

August 2, 2012 – 4:11 pm |

Thorsten also suggested that the Blackberry 10 operating system could be licensed by other vendors such as Samsung or Song, something he commented the company is considering as an option.

Blackberry 10 UI Lead Exits Research In Motion

August 1, 2012 – 10:39 am |

Slight set back for RIM as Hampus Jakobsson, the guy leading user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) for Research In Motion announced on Twitter that he’s leaving the company. Hampus was working on the Blackberry 10 which RIM is hoping will put them back in fighting shape as a leading manufacture of smart phones.

Can They Do It? Can RIM Really Launch First Blackberry 10 By January? CEO Makes Hints

July 10, 2012 – 10:15 am |

After their disastrous quarterly earning, the RIM team has been in damage repair mode after announcing another bad quarter, slashing 5,000 jobs and the delay of Blackberry 10 until 2013. Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heins has been reaching out to media outlets trying to get as much ink to tell a less bleak story of RIM’s future.

RIM Prepares For Blackberry 10, Will Produce 12,000 Limited Edition BlackBerry Developer Devices

July 10, 2012 – 9:30 am |

While at the last leg of their Blackberry 10 Jam Tour in Singapore, Alec Saunders (VP of Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development) shared the news that RIM will make huge efforts to support developers with their upcoming Blackberry 10. The company also plans to outfit developers with 12,000 limited edition Blackberry 10 devices.

Earnings: RIM To Cut 5,000 Jobs, Blackberry 10 Delayed Till 2013

June 29, 2012 – 9:58 am |
Earnings: RIM To Cut 5,000 Jobs, Blackberry 10 Delayed Till 2013

Yesterday was a tough day for RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins as he reported the first quarter earnings for 2013 and it was pretty bad, and unfortunately it follows the previous quarter and many before that.

Weekend Rumour: RIM May Sell Hardware Business To Amazon Or Facebook

June 25, 2012 – 10:45 am |
Weekend Rumour: RIM May Sell Hardware Business To Amazon Or Facebook

Over the weekend the Sunday Times wrote a story suggesting that Research In Motion was considering a split between its handset division and messaging network into two separate companies. The paper also went on to say that Amazon or Facebook were potential buyers of the hardware division as RIM continues

Jim Prentice, "Canada Has A Real Opportunity To Move Into A Leadership Position In Mobile Payments"

June 7, 2012 – 1:44 pm |

Speaking at the Canadian Payment Association in Quebec City, Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Vice Chairman of CIBC shared some remarks earlier this morning…

RIMS Stock Hits Lowest Point In Close To A Decade

June 4, 2012 – 4:55 pm |

Last week’s about RIM’s financial trouble hitting the market, as part of it, RIM’s CEO announced early warnings the company would not meet its quarter end forecast quarter. He also announced that the phone manufacture hired outside organizations

2,000 Layoffs, 2 Executives Quit, 2 Week Time Period

May 29, 2012 – 9:22 am |

Well things are certainly “unique” over at RIM, over the last two weeks the company has been faced with bad news, bad news and more bad news. First their head of Sales Patrick Spence quit to take a roll over at Sonos, as their Chief Commercial Officer, the company makes wireless home audio equipment.