Oct 17, 2013

BlackBerry Founder Lazaridis Considering a Potential Takeover Bid

It looks like Mike Lazaridis can’t let his baby go. The former CEO and founder of Research In Motion (RIM) is considering taking yet another run at ...

Feb 14, 2013

Jim Balsillie Sells All Blackberry Shares, Likely to Move On

Blackberry ex-CEO Jim Balsillie dumped all his stake in the company. Some time ago, his shares were estimated at a net worth of $385 million, so they ...

Sep 25, 2012

Blackberry Originator, Lazaridis, Invests in Nano Labs

Mike Lazaridis, the famous inventor of Blackberry smartphones who redefined the way people communicated over emails, is now all set to draw inspiratio...

Jan 22, 2012

Press Release: Research In Motion Names Thorsten Heins President And C...

Big news coming out of Waterloo this evening! Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie stepped down as Co-CEOs at RIM, naming Thorsten Heins the new President...

Jan 9, 2012

Press Release: RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 At CES

Press Release LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwire – Jan. 9, 2012) – (CES 2012) – This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), R...

Oct 17, 2011

Research In Motion Offers Free Premium Apps To Customers Following Ser...

Last week I let you know about a BlackBerry Internet Service outage that hit Europe, the Middle East and Africa and then spread to the United States a...

Oct 13, 2011

BlackBerry Services Working Again, Replay Of Today’s Press Confe...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ1esvGae_s&hd=1[/youtube] It’s been a pretty rough week for RIM but it looks like global BlackBerry...

Oct 6, 2011

Statement From RIM Co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis & Jim Balsillie On The ...

This morning I let you know about Steve Jobs’ passing along with a statement from Apple. Now City News Toronto posted a statement issued by RIM ...

Aug 25, 2011

RIM Announces BBM Music – A New Social Music Sharing & Disc...

RIM today officially announced BBM Music, a cloud-based social music sharing and discovery service for BlackBerry Messenger.  This app/service will a...

Aug 23, 2011

RIM Officially Announces The BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 & 9370!

RIM today announced the long-time rumored next-generation BlackBerry Curve smartphones powered by the BlackBerry 7 OS, the Curve 9350, Curve 9360 and ...

Aug 8, 2011

Leaked: BlackBerry Colt Is RIM’s First QNX Powered Superphone! L...

While many are excited for the upcoming BlackBerry 7 smartphones like the Torch 9860 and Bold 9900, many more are still anxious to see a QNX-powered B...

Jul 14, 2011

RIM Has Six Months To Prove Co-CEOs Need Co-Chairman Titles For Busine...

It looks like the investors are still coming down hard on Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis for holding on to their co-CEO and co-chairman titles. Acco...

Jul 1, 2011

Anonymous Exec Writes RIM An Open Letter, RIM Responds, More Letters G...

Well, it looks like the trouble in RIM’s paradise isn’t over yet. According to BGR, a bunch of RIM-addressed “open letters” we...

Jun 16, 2011

Research In Motion Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results & Re...

RIM today had their Q1 Fiscal 2012 conference call where they announced revenue amounts and changes, device shipments and revised their full year guid...

May 3, 2011

Liveblog Of The BlackBerry World 2011 General Session Keynote, Day 1!

Liveblog: BlackBerry World 2011 General Session Keynote, Day 1 Today is the first official day of the BlackBerry World 2011 conference in Orlando, Flo...

Apr 15, 2011

Photos From The BlackBerry PlayBook Launch Party In New York City!

Yesterday I attended RIM’s launch party for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in New York City. The event was very nice. A bunch of RIM employees w...

Mar 24, 2011

RIM Expands Application Ecosystem For BlackBerry PlayBook, Will Suppor...

We first heard that the BlackBerry PlayBook might support Android apps back in January with some further confirmation soon after, but nothing has been...

Mar 22, 2011

RIM Announces Retail Channels For The BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet!

RIM let me know they’ve announced their plans to make the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet available through more than 20,000 retail outlets in the Un...

Feb 14, 2011

RIM Announces Two Additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Models For LTE And...

The 2011 Mobile World Congress kicked off today in Barcelona and RIM is on site with a few announcements. So far it doesn’t seem like RIM will f...

Jan 7, 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Reviews, Previews, & Hands On Roundup ...

Since I was unable to attend CES 2011 I figured I’d do a roundup of all the BlackBerry PlayBook news so BBRocks! readers don’t miss out. W...

Jan 6, 2011

RIM Announces BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Tablet Coming To The Sprint 4G Ne...

Just yesterday I mentioned RIM going big with PlayBook ads at CES and today they’ve already made a big announcement. RIM let me know they’...

Dec 8, 2010

Two New Hands On Videos Of The BlackBerry PlayBook!

We have two new hands-on videos of the BlackBerry PlayBook. Not much new in these videos but I’m sure many of you don’t mind seeing more o...

RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis Interview Highlights From Dive Into Mobile C...

RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis was on site yesterday at the Dive Into Mobile conference in San Francisco, California. Mike came on stage with a BlackBerry ...

Oct 26, 2010

Longer Live Demo Video Of The BlackBerry PlayBook Posted By Adobe!

Yesterday I showed you the first live demo video of the BlackBerry PlayBook thanks to a YouTube user, today Adobe posted their own, longer video of th...

Oct 25, 2010

BlackBerry PlayBook Live Demo At Adobe MAX 2010 – Anyone Submitt...

It’s nice to see the BlackBerry PlayBook heating things up again, first at DEVCON 2010 and now at Adobe MAX 2010. YouTube user bizbuzz3 uploaded...

Oct 19, 2010

Steve Jobs Calls Competitors Out During Apple Earnings Call, RIM Co-CE...

Steve Jobs needs to learn when to tighten up his turtleneck. It seems like every time something unexpected goes wrong at Apple, Jobs tries to shift fo...

Sep 27, 2010

Liveblog: BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 General Session Keynote- Announcement...

Liveblog: BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 General Session Keynote The BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 General Session is where big shots from RIM make announcements on ...

Aug 10, 2010

Poll: Survey Says Nearly 40 Percent Of BlackBerry Owners Don’t K...

This came as quite a surprise to me when I read it. According to a survey conducted by rightmobilephone.co.uk, a mobile phone comparison site in the U...

Aug 5, 2010

Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton Discussing BlackBerry Ban With Midd...

The looming BlackBerry ban by countries in the Middle East is becoming a very hot issue to the point where the United States is now getting politicall...

Aug 4, 2010

RIM Co-CEO To BlackBerry Ban Seekers In Middle East: “If They Ca...

I love how RIM hasn’t held back with their statements lately. I’ve mentioned it here and I’m sure many of you have heard about the p...

BlackBerry Torch Trending On Twitter – Let’s Keep It Going...

Yesterday RIM and AT&T announced the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and it looks like they’ve got a good amount of buzz going because “BlackBer...




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