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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.

BlackBerry 10 tested by 50 carriers, on track for Q1 2013 release

11/01/2012, Research In Motion (RIM) has been slowly but steadily losing their smartphone market share not only in the US, but in just about every other country in the world – with the exception of perhaps Indonesia. Those who are still flying RIM’s flag high...

Pentagon will continue to use BlackBerry phones

10/31/2012, In spite of an era that is dominated by iPhone 5s, Galaxy smartphones, and Nexus devices, Research In Motion continues to prove its reliability in terms of security, at least to the Pentagon. The Pentagon, the heart of America’s security and...

Blackberry 10 bootup screen revealed in photo

10/30/2012, We know that RIM will be making a ton of changes to Blackberry with the introduction of Blackberry 10 which will be launching next year, and thanks to Twitter user @a5enk, a photo of the bootup screen for the Blackberry 10 London device has been revealed....

Maiden BlackBerry 10 advice center for developers opened by RIM

10/16/2012, Some have even touted RIM (Research In Motion) to go the way of the dodo in 2013, but I think that it will take more time than that for such a scenario to pan out. RIM has been steadily losing market share in the smartphone segment, and it is rather sad...

BlackBerry 10 delay refuted

10/09/2012, Earlier in the morning, there was an analysis that BlackBerry 10 will miss its January 2013 release date, settling instead for a launch that will happen sometime in March 2013, which is just a couple of months after that (although as we mentioned, the two...

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 released

10/03/2012, RIM has introduced the latest version of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 update that will be made available for the Wi-Fi-only BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Just what does BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 bring to the table? Well, we are looking at a new range of...

Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform gaining on RIM over in Europe

10/02/2012, It is unfortunate but both Microsoft and RIM’s mobile platforms are not where they would like them to be right now. Sure, both companies would love to be among the top dogs, iOS and Android, and we guess we will have to see how the latest iterations of...

BlackBerry Aristo could be flagship RIM device

10/02/2012, Every smartphone company needs a flagship model, otherwise how the heck is it supposed to be able to stamp its mark on the market? Well, it seems that leaked hardware specifications of the BlackBerry Aristo have hit the Internet, where it will be part of...

BlackBerry London specifications leaked

10/01/2012, Are you looking forward to just what RIM (Research In Motion) has in store for the masses with their BlackBerry 10 platform, especially the L-Series of devices which comprise of the London, Lisbon and Laguna? Well, if you have answered in the affirmative,...

BlackBerry Laguna for Verizon specs leaked

09/30/2012, There is nothing quite like a hardware specifications leak to drum up additional interest on a particular device, and it would be on par with that of an image leak, of course. We do know that RIM just afforded themselves a little bit of breathing room...