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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, Netflix And Electronic Arts Fall Out Of Nasdaq 100

12/19/2012, The Nasdaq 100 that is the US index of top performing non-financial companies has decided to give the boot to RIM, Netflix and Electronic Arts, considering how the three companies’ fortunes did not perform as expected, but rather, decided to plummet...

Blackberry 10 to have 70,000 apps available at launch

12/19/2012, What good is a mobile operating system if there aren’t any apps to support it? With iOS and Android boasting more than half a million apps each, that’s definitely a lot of choice that users have which could explain why those two platforms remain the...

Blackberry 10 leaves a good impression in New York

12/19/2012, With Blackberry 10 launching in little over a month’s time, we’re sure many are curious about the platform and wonder if it will be good enough to help RIM regain some of its former glory. We know that RIM is shopping the device and its BES 10 service...

BlackBerry 10 Announcement On January 30, 2013

12/17/2012, It seems that the last chance saloon for RIM (Research In Motion) and their BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system will officially kick off at the end of next month – namely, January 30th, 2013. I guess BlackBerry 10 would give CES 2013 in Las Vegas...

US Immigration will be piloting RIM’s Blackberry 10 solution

12/13/2012, Back in October, it was reported that the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency would be switching from Blackberry devices to the iPhone, with the agency claiming that RIM was no longer able to meet their mobile technology needs, hence the...

Wi-LAN sues RIM over alleged Bluetooth patent infringement

12/12/2012, With RIM so close to launching its Blackberry 10 platform and its accompanying device in early 2013, the last thing they need would be legal troubles to trip them up, but that’s exactly what has happened. It seems that a company by the name of Wi-LAN...

Blackberry 10 SDK is now gold

12/12/2012, RIM is pegged to launch Blackberry 10 towards the end of January in 2013, a platform which we’re sure many Blackberry fans are looking forward to, as well as the rest of the world who are curious as to whether RIM’s new platform will be able to help...

RIM Launches BlackBerry 10 Ready Program

12/06/2012, With the BlackBerry 10 launch just around the corner, RIM is pitching in a new program for its enterprise customers. Called BlackBerry 10 Ready, the program aims to woo business customers into trying BlackBerry 10 by offering a free BlackBerry 10...

Facebook For BlackBerry 3.3 Now Available

12/05/2012, Facebook version 3.3 for RIM’s ailing BlackBerry platform has just been made available over at the BlackBerry App World storefront, which means folks who are on Facebook most of the time when it comes to keeping in touch with the masses are able to...

These are the 106 passwords you can’t use with Blackberry 10

12/05/2012, Blackberry used to be (and probably still is for some) the choice of companies and governments due to its secure nature, and come Blackberry 10 RIM is hoping that security will remain a feature that the company is known for. In any case it seems that...