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    1. Business Blog

      October 1, 2013

      The innovator's dilemma that bamboozled BlackBerry

      A new account of “the fall of BlackBerry” in Canada’s Globe and Mail sheds light on the torment of the country’s once-mighty...

    2. March 28, 2013

      BlackBerry founder to quit phonemaker

      BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis will quit the company he set up in the late 1980s as the Canadian handset maker revealed a...

    1. February 14, 2013

      Balsillie sheds BlackBerry stake

      Former co-chief executive of BlackBerry Jim Balsillie has severed ties with the handset maker by selling off his remaining...

    2. July 23, 2012

      Watsa shows confidence in RIM strategy

      Fairfax Financial Holdings, a Toronto-based financial services group run by the Canadian investor Prem Watsa, has become...

    3. June 15, 2012

      RIM ex-chiefs secure $12m in exit payouts

      Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, Research In Motion’s former co-chief executives, will receive about $12m in exit payments...

    4. June 1, 2012

      Heins faces up to RIM’s problems

      When Thorsten Heins signed up for the top job at Research In Motion in January, he knew he faced a tough challenge to turn...

    5. May 29, 2012

      RIM warns of loss as banks assist review

      Research In Motion, the struggling Canadian manufacturer of the BlackBerry family of smartphones, suffered a fall of about...

    6. May 27, 2012

      RIM expected to reveal job cuts

      Research In Motion, the Canadian manufacturer of BlackBerry smartphones, is expected to announce significant job cuts soon...

    7. March 29, 2012

      BlackBerry reviews future as sales slump

      Research In Motion is to conduct a major review of “strategic opportunities”, which could result in the maker of BlackBerrys...

    8. March 29, 2012

      Chief needs to say goodbye to old RIM way

      The title of a recent Barclays analyst’s note about Research In Motion, the Canadian maker of BlackBerry smartphones, said...

    9. January 30, 2012

      More than two reasons against dual heads

      I’ll say one thing for co-chief executives: two scapegoats are better than one. Since Research in Motion’s fortunes took a...

    10. January 29, 2012

      Physicist at head of RIM refines his pitch

      Thorsten Heins found out the week before Research In Motion investors that he was about to become chief executive, replacing...

    11. January 29, 2012

      Heins aims for BlackBerry turnround, not break-up

      Research In Motion’s new chief executive has promised a turnround in its troubled US market and said he would resist calls...

    12. January 23, 2012

      Glory days an old memory in RIM’s new world

      The decision of Mike Lazaridis, Research In Motion’s founder, and Jim Balsillie, his co-chief executive for 20 years, to...

    13. January 23, 2012

      RIM shares hit by doubts over new chief

      Shares in Research In Motion have weakened further in reaction to a sweeping board and management shake-up at the BlackBerry...

    14. January 23, 2012

      ‘Safe choice’ set to tighten reins at RIM

      Thorsten Heins jokes that as a German, he knows something about discipline. That attribute is set to play a serious role in...

    15. January 23, 2012

      RIM chief damps down sale speculation

      Only last week shares in Research In Motion jumped more than 8 per cent on speculation that the Canadian maker of the...

    16. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2012

      BlackBerry maker shakes up board

      Research In Motion’s joint chairmen and chief executives, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, have resigned as part of a...

    17. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2012

      RIM co-chiefs step down

      Research In Motion’s joint chairmen and chief executives, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, have resigned as part of...

    18. January 23, 2012

      BlackBerry maker shakes up board

      Research In Motion’s joint chairmen and chief executives, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, have resigned as part of a...

    19. January 23, 2012

      New RIM chief executive admits to challenges

      Thorsten Heins, Research in Motion’s new chief executive, concedes that the Canadian manufacturer of BlackBerry smartphones...

    20. January 23, 2012

      BlackBerry maker shakes up board

      Research In Motion’s joint chairmen and chief executives, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, have resigned as part of a...

    21. January 18, 2012

      RIM rises on speculation of Samsung tie

      Shares in Research In Motion gained over 8 per cent on speculation linking the Canadian manufacturer of BlackBerry...

    22. FT Alphaville

      January 4, 2012

      RIM shares rise on new chairman reports

      Shares in Research in Motion rose 7 per cent on Tuesday, their biggest increase in two weeks, on a report that the...

    23. January 3, 2012

      RIM considers appointing new chairman

      Research In Motion, the Canadian manufacturer of the BlackBerry smartphones, may bow to investor pressure and name an...

    24. December 30, 2011

      RIM suffers annus horribilis

      It has been an annus horribilis for Research in Motion, the Canadian manufacturer of the PlayBook tablet and BlackBerry...

    25. December 27, 2011

      Tech sector: prize blunders

      Soulless technology marches relentlessly forward; decidedly human corporate management staggers about, often in the wrong...

    26. FT Alphaville

      December 21, 2011

      RIM shied away from Amazon bid

      Research In Motion turned down takeover overtures from Amazon.com and other potential buyers, preferring to concentrate on...

    27. December 15, 2011

      RIM co-chiefs’ salaries cut to $1 each amid crisis

      Research in Motion, the Canadian manufacturer of the BlackBerry family of smartphones and the PlayBook tablet, responded to...

    28. October 13, 2011

      RIM founder endures a week of frustration

      It has been a tough and “frustrating” week for Mike Lazaridis, Research In Motion’s founder and co-chief executive. For most...

    29. September 15, 2011

      RIM shares slump 20% after missing targets

      Research in Motion, the Canadian-based maker of BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets, has suffered a further setback...

    30. September 6, 2011

      Investors press RIM to reform board

      Research in Motion, the Canadian manufacturer of BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets, faces fresh pressure from...

    31. July 13, 2011

      Research In Motion chiefs defend record

      Research In Motion’s joint chief executives have launched a vigorous defence of their record and expressed confidence in the...

    32. FT Alphaville

      July 1, 2011

      RIM bows to pressure on governance

      Research in Motion has promised to study changes to its board and management, avoiding an ugly showdown with shareholders...

    33. July 1, 2011

      RIM considers splitting co-chief jobs

      Research in Motion has bowed to institutional shareholder pressure agreeing to consider splitting the roles of its two...

    34. June 22, 2011

      Tech chiefs call for long-term leap of faith

      When you’re worth $17bn, you can afford to be misunderstood. Not that Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, felt...

    35. May 1, 2011

      RIM struggles to last the pace

      Has BlackBerry maker Research in Motion lost its mojo? RIM stunned investors last week by issuing a profit warning that it...

    36. April 29, 2011

      BlackBerry maker’s shares plunge on profit warning

      Research in Motion’s shares plunged as much as 11 per cent in after-hours trading after the BlackBerry maker issued a...

    37. April 20, 2011

      Two chiefs can be wiser than one

      Goldman Sachs publicly pooh-poohs the idea but thoughts are turning to who will succeed Lloyd Blankfein as its chief...

    38. December 17, 2010

      RIM profits surge on Blackberry appeal

      BlackBerry devices proved their enduring appeal in Research In Motion’s third quarter, with the Canadian smartphone maker...

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