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


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 […]

RIMM’s Wild Ride: Time to Jump Off?

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (Nasdaq:RIMM, TSX:RIM) has definitely seen its share price in motion through the past couple of years.  That share price has nearly tripled in the past four months, but is this more “irrational exuberance”?  Or did that September low of $6.18/share put an unreasonably low value on the company? Disclaimer: yes, […]

RIM Stocks Up, Rumours Start


   Research in Motion’s (RIMM) stock rose today over 5%,  is continuing to climb, and is currently sitting at 14.19 per share, apparently for no reason.  One analyst, Collin Gillis with BGC Partners spoke with Tiernan Ray of Barrons and said “that the proximate cause, as far as he can tell, is discussion that Samsung Electronics is looking to […]

UK Stockists Drop BlackBerry PlayBook Prices


UK readers have you ever wanted to own a BlackBerry PlayBook but couldn’t afford it? Well here’s your chance.. 3 of the UK’s main stockists of the BlackBerry PlayBook have dropped their prices to a level that we can now afford.

Carriers Pushing for a Third Contender? BlackBerry is the Chosen One?


Moving into the coming weeks, the BlackBerry 7 generation lineup should be available to more carriers as devices make their way into operator channels. This means that carriers now have to “push” another brand in BlackBerry so that handsets get sold and consumers subscribe. Certainly, operators are familiar with the BlackBerry brand but since there was a long […]

Red Torch 9800 Now in Stock at Orange


The United Kingdom’s website “Dial to Save” has reported that the Red BlackBerry Torch 9800 is now in stock at orange: The Red Blackberry Torch 9800 is available on Orange, and is now confirmed as being in stock. The Blackberry Torch, also available in Black and White, is one of RIM‘s best-selling smartphones, and the first to sport […]

RIM Stock is UP! UP! UP!

RIM shares rose nearly 2% after Peter Misek at Jefferies & Co upgraded the company from “Hold” to “Buy”.  Misek cites the new operating system with a good web browser, which can run on low end or high end devices which allows for developers to adapt programs made for other gadgets.  He also states that […]

RIM Stock Up

Now that people have seen some basic functionality of the BlackBerry PlayBook during the Adobe Max event, investor faith in RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) has increased.  From a close of 51.72 on Monday to a close of 54.76 on Tuesday, RIM saw a good 5% stock increase thanks to the publicity of the functioning PlayBook. It […]