Ex-BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie Sold Entire Stake In Company

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Former RIM (now BlackBerry) co-CEO, Jim Balsillie sells his entire stake in the company. A year ago Balsillie was the second largest shareholder of the company at 26.8 million shares, today BlackBerry disclosed that Balsillie no longer holds any shares in the company. Mike Lazaridis, who still serves as vice chairman of BlackBerry, owns 29.9 […]

York University Rejects Jim Balsillie’s $30 Million Investment, Again

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Former RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie’s name is in the headlines today with more bad news. Its been reported that York University has yet again rejected Jim Balsillie’s $30 million investment proposal. The propsal comes from his this think-thank Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) who would have funded 10 research chairs along with 20 graduate […]

RIM Reports 3rd Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results

RESEARCH IN MOTION REPORTS THIRD QUARTER FISCAL 2012 RESULTS Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today reported third quarter results for the three months ended November 26, 2011 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Highlights: […]

Video: First time in Indonesia – BlackBerry Bold 9790 premier launch

Mobile Viewing The first BlackBerry Bold 9790 launch in Indonesia that took place in Pacific Place, Jakarta, Indonesia on the November 15th 2011. See the Co-CEO of RIM, Jim Balsillie, as he introduced the Bold 9790 to the world for the first time, and the performance from Maliq and D’essentials that has written a custom […]

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Tag for BlackBerry Smartphones

Jim Balsillie comments about the BlackBerry Tag: “BlackBerry Tag is an exciting and innovative feature that makes sharing contact information and multimedia content effortless and seamless,” said Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry Tag opens a new dimension to the BlackBerry platform that is powerful, simple and intuitive and we think it will […]

Press Release: Research In Motion Announces Retirement of Don Morrison

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Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion Limited (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) (RIM) announced today that Don Morrison, currently on temporary medical leave, is planning to retire from his position as Chief Operating Officer, BlackBerry following more than ten years of service with RIM. “We thank Don for his outstanding service to RIM. We understand and respect […]

RIM Talks About Security and Native Email on the PlayBook

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  This week, The Wall Street Journal’s Julia Angwin interviewed RIM’s Co-CEO Jim Balsillie on The Big Interview.  Balsillie spends much of the interview defending the high security of BlackBerry software and devices, to which Angwin agrees with him saying she has owned BlackBerry’s and has never had viruses, nor any other concerns.

RIM CEO, Jim Balsillie, Stands Up For PlayBook

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Well we all knew it was coming sooner rather than later. Earlier this morning, Research In Motion’s CEO (or Co-CEO, however you’d like to have it) & Chairman, Jim Balsillie, sat down with the Bloomberg’s Emily Chang and went on a full on offensive regarding the BlackBerry PlayBook and all the negativity surrounding this new […]

Updated: BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone will NOT be available April 26th?

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BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone available April 26th? “RIM had a Social Media conference today in Toronto, and my entire college business and marketing class was invited to the event. RIM’s co-ceo Jim Balsillie revealed that they plan to bring BBM and “other services” to iPhone on April 26 via the app store. Major news networks […]

RIM’s Balsillie Warns Us That NFC is Coming to ‘Many if Not Most’ BlackBerry Smartphones This Year

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RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie held a presentation at Mobile World Congress. One major thing he spoke about was NFC, near field communications. “Many if not most of BlackBerry devices throughout the year will have NFC in them” NFC has been used in wireless payment plans, and AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile last year teamed with Discover […]