Research in Motion


BlackBerry's deal to go private: The nail in the coffin?

Sep 23, 2013
BlackBerry announced it agreed to be bought by a group led by investor Fairfax Financial Holdings for close to $4.7 billion.
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Blackberry's Back, and Facebook Works Toward Suicide Prevention

Jan 31, 2013
Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
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Blackberry is dead; long live the Blackberry

Jan 29, 2013
The long-awaited Blackberry 10 operating system is about to be unveiled and Research in Motion's fate is riding on its success.
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Another big customer gives up Blackberry

Nov 21, 2012
The National Transportation Safety Board is following the lead of other agencies in replacing Blackberries with iPhones. Its original advantage -- security -- isn't as valued as smartphones' features.
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Whither the BlackBerry: What now for yesterday's smartphone?

Jul 11, 2012
Research In Motion holds an annual shareholder meeting among much nail-biting.
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Blackberry meets its shareholders

Jul 10, 2012
At Research in Motion's annual meeting, it was a mix of bad news and turnaround talk.
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RIM struggles to keep BlackBerry afloat, heads to annual meeting

Jul 10, 2012
One of Canada's best-known companies also looks more and more like one of the world's shakiest. Today in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM puts on a brave face for shareholders at its annual meeting -- maybe a little tricky when its share price is down 95 percent from its peak.
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BlackBerry maker RIM holds annual meeting

Jul 10, 2012
The struggling maker of BlackBerry smartphones, Research in Motion, holds its annual shareholders meeting today outside Toronto in the Canadian town of Waterloo. Shareholders are hoping to hear some reassuring news.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, smartphones

BlackBerry maker RIM hires banks for 'review'

May 30, 2012
Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, warned investors yesterday it could report a significant loss in its first quarter and has also hired JP Morgan and RBS for a "strategic review."
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Blackberry maker RIM could leverage cybersecurity

May 30, 2012
After a warning on earnings, could Research in Motion turn to a cybersecurity focus to shore up its business?
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