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Research In Motion Limited Is Now Offically Known As BlackBerry Limited

As many of you are aware Research In Motion Limited had let us know during the BlackBerry 10 launch in New York on January 30th that they were changing the company name to BlackBerry Limited, which was well received. Well even though we all have been calling the company BlackBerry it wasn’t actually official until today when it was put up for a vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

Press Release: WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all types of NFC-capable mobile devices. “The approval from Visa of RIM’s SEM solution is an

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RIM stock rises with BlackBerry 10 Hype

Investors are starting to love Research In Motion. RIM’s stock (NASDAQ:RIMM) jumped more than 10%, briefly passing $15 a share for the first time since February of last year before ending yesterday at $14.95. The launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system, which is set to take place at the end of this month, has really sparked interest and optimism in investors.

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RIM’s Latest Patent Prevents “Inconspicuous Use of Cameras”

As if RIM was not already the leading smartphone in security, it’s latest patent protects users, companies NOT owning the device as it prevents “inconspicuous”  shooting of the camera which could also protect certain unauthorized products from being shot without a steady focus. What is inconspicuous? inconspicuous – not prominent or readily noticeable; Who is RIM targeting with this latest patent? 

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RIM CIO Robin Bienfait Announces Her Retirement

RIM’s Chief Information Officer, Robin Bienfait, will retire at the end of this year, the company announced. Bienfait has been with RIM for six years and even though she is leaving her position she’ll continue to work with RIM in an advisory position during the transition to the new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that will launch early next year.

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CESG Approves BlackBerry 7.1 OS for Government Use

Press Release: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry(R) 7.1 operating system has been approved for UK government use by CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality of the latest BlackBerry(R) smartphones available in the UK. The BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Solution from RIM is the only mobile solution approved by CESG to protect data classified up to and including ‘Restricted’ when configured in accordance with CESG guidance. According to a recent research study from Strategy Analytics(i), the BlackBerry

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Appcelerator and RIM Join Forces to Reward Mobile Developers

Appcelerator’s 390,000 Titanium Developers incented to build and port for BlackBerry 10 with financial rewards, free services, and testing hardware Press Release: MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA and WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 29, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, and Appcelerator(R), a leading mobile development platform provider, today announced that they are working together to offer mobile developers a number of incentives, including financial rewards, free services, and testing hardware, for creating BlackBerry(R) 10 applications. The incentives are open to Appcelerator’s ecosystem of over 390,000 developers, who have 50,000 applications deployed worldwide on

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RIM to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results on December 20th, 2012

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 26, 2012) – Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) will be reporting results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 on December 20, 2012 after the close of the market. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-800-814-4859 or through your personal computer or BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) tablet at

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BlackBerry 10 Launch Event to be Held on January 30th 2013

Incredible news by RIM regarding the BlackBerry 10 device, as they are set to launch two BlackBerry 10 devices, announcement set for January 30th. Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) announced today that it will hold its BlackBerry® 10 launch event on January 30th, 2013. The event will happen simultaneously in multiple countries around the world.  This day will mark the official launch of its new platform – BlackBerry 10, as well as the unveiling of the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones.  Details on the smartphones and their availability will be announced at the event. “In building BlackBerry 10, we set out to create a truly unique mobile computing experience that constantly adapts to your needs.  Our team has been working tirelessly to bring our customers innovative features combined with a best in class browser, a rich application ecosystem, and cutting-edge multimedia capabilities.  All of this will be integrated into a user experience – the BlackBerry Flow – that is unlike any smartphone on the market today,” said Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of Research In Motion. 

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RIM offers 1 year free BBM service with BlackBerry Curve 9220, 9320 as a Diwali offer

RIM is offering 1 year free BBM service with the purchase of new BlackBerry Curve 9220 or  Curve 9320 device. This plan is only going to be applicable to between November 9 and December 9 as a part of a Diwali offer. “RIM is happy to announce a special offer for our new customers this festive season. Customers can now enjoy. FREE BBM for a period of ONE YEAR for new subscribers on every new purchase of 9220 and 9320 devices. This exclusive offer is available for all

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