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RIM is the acronym for Research In Motion, the Canadian company behind the BlackBerry brand. RIM was founded in the mid 90s by Mike Lazaridis and with Jim Balsillie and went IPO (Initial Public Offering) in 1998. Its claim to fame was to make mobile email really effective and enterprises quickly adopted its devices and associated software and services which were highly lucrative. With the rise of iOS and Android devices, the BlackBerry franchise bumped into trouble and its decline prompted RIM to take a radical step by overhauling its BlackBerry operating system (OS) completely with QNX. The first version of the QNX BlackBerry OS is BlackBerry 10 or BB10.

RIM says quality apps are coming to BlackBerry App World

05/01/2012, Following RIM’s launch of BlackBerry 10 at the BlackBerry 10 Jam, is Research In Motion’s plan to set up a certification program for its developers who will create high quality applications on its platform. RIM is preparing program with new...

RIM unveils NFC enabled Blackberry Music Gateway

05/01/2012, During the Blackberry Solutions Showcase in Orlando, RIM unveiled the Blackberry Music Gateway which allows users to stream music on their Blackberry devices onto another device simply by pairing it with either Bluetooth, or NFC which can be found in some...

RIM admits being responsible to “Wake Up” campaign

04/30/2012,   Days after the “Wake Up” campaign in Australia and the culprit has yet to be named as the accusations remain unproven. But a new piece to the puzzle has emerged. Research In Motion has issued a shocking statement this morning. Richelle Gillet,...

No new phones will be unveiled at Blackberry World 2012

04/30/2012, Fans and loyalists of RIM’s Blackberry devices are no doubt hoping that the company will be unveiling new handsets come Blackberry World 2012. The event is scheduled for later this week and given that the Bold 9900 was introduced at last year’s...

More photos of RIM’s Blackberry 10 developer handset surface

04/30/2012, A couple of days ago we reported that photos of the upcoming Blackberry 10 phone that will be handed out to developers has been spotted. Now it looks like more photos of higher quality have emerged and to be honest the device does look pretty sleek. For...

BlackBerry Playbook receives Sony PlayStation emulator

04/25/2012, RIM (Research In Motion) did tease about a high-profile app for the BlackBery PlayBook that could arrive as soon as next Monday, but in the mean time, here is a bit of news which might just introduce a skip to your step for this evening – it seems...

RIM Launches BlackBerry Curve 9220 at $215

04/18/2012, Research in Motion (RIM), the struggling creator of the BlackBerry smartphone has unveiled its latest device at an event in New Delhi, India today. The new BlackBerry Curve 9220 seems like a tool to lure the Symbian using customers from the Windows Phone...

Oracle considered buying RIM or Palm at some point

04/18/2012, Oracle is definitely not the first company that comes to mind when you think about smartphones, but it seems that at one point in time they were close to changing that perception. According to Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison, the company did at one point...

Blackberry Curve 9320 leaked in T-Mobile snafu

04/17/2012, I guess T-Mobile had not been all too careful, as a prematurely published listing showed the existence of a Blackberry Curve 9320, and The Inquirer managed to make a meal out of it with a screenshot before the mistake was realized, and subsequently, the...

Apple, RIM and Samsung hit with patent lawsuit

04/12/2012, It looks like Apple, RIM and Samsung have been hit with a lawsuit that claims that the companies have violated upon a patent pertaining to touchscreens. A shell company from Texas has accused the companies and their products, namely the iPhone, iPad, the...

Microsoft to purchase stake in RIM?

04/11/2012, There is a new rumor going around that struggling smartphone manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM), who churns out the once hugely popular (still is in the White House) BlackBerry smartphone, might just sell a huge stake to software giant Microsoft. Bear...