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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Defining the brand: BlackBerry People


Frank Boulben took the job as Chief Marketing Officer at RIM, earlier this year, arguably a job many would have turned down. Instead he saw it as an opportunity to participate “in what could be the greatest comeback in tech history” and here is how he defines BlackBerry People as RIM’s key target for the […]

RIM CIO Robin Bienfait Announces Her Retirement

RIM CIO Robin Bienfait

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Future Of BlackBerry? BlackBerry Enterprising Minds


Just wandering around the internet, and stumbled across this video entitled “BlackBerry Enterprising Minds: Exceptional Customer Service” that BlackBerry India Blog had posted about a month ago.   The video shows off capabilities that the BlackBerry PlayBook is capable of, and perhaps what future devices may bring to the masses.