Company byte: Research In Motion

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a Canadian multinational  telecommunications company that makes the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer, as well as BlackBerry smartphones.

Update (30 January, 2013):

Along with the launch of the new BlackBerry 10 platform, President & CEO Thorsten Heins has announced that the company will change its name from Research In Motion to BlackBerry.

Research In Motion, maker of BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tabletRIM was founded in 1984 by Mike Lazaridis, who currently serves as its co-CEO along with Jim Balsillie.

The company designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999 provides platforms and solutions for access to information, including e-mail, voice, instant messaging, short message service (SMS), Internet and intranet-based applications and browsing.

Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario in Canada, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM).

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  1. […] two smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) are the first SIM-based NFC (Near Field Communication) smartphones to be certified by […]

  2. […] design of the P’9981 is distinct from the usual smartphone designs from Research In Motion (RIM) – but features the popular QWERTY keypad that makes typing on the device such a […]

  3. […] Research In Motion (RIM) and Microsoft have announced BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365 – a new RIM-hosted online service for midsized businesses and enterprises that extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry smartphones, and allows organizations to self-manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud. […]

  4. […] the Curve 9360 has now been launched in Singapore. The sleek, fast and easy-to-use smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) promises to deliver smooth social experiences wherever you go. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 was […]

  5. […] to the flooding and rain in Bangkok, Research In Motion (RIM) has relocated the event to Singapore. The dates remain the same. RIM will be reimbursing fully […]

  6. […] break-out sessions were helmed by specialists from Research In Motion (RIM) and its partners and delved into wide ranging topics from technical issues to commercial and […]

  7. […] Research In Motion (RIM) has been barred from using BBX as the name of its new mobile platform during DevCon Asia in Singapore from 7-8 December, 2011. RIM has rebranded BBX as BB10 […]

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  9. […] Francois Mahieu, head of product management for Research In Motion (RIM) in the Asia Pacific had mentioned during the launch party that there were no plans at that […]

  10. […] version 2.1 of the free Twitter app by Research In Motion (RIM) is now available in BlackBerry App World, incorporating multi-account support and sharing via […]

  11. […] updates were released by Research In Motion (RIM) during CES […]

  12. […] maker – Research In Motion (RIM) – has named Thorsten Heins as President and CEO of the company. Mike Lazaridis remains Vice […]

  13. […] months after Research In Motion (RIM) and Microsoft released the open beta version in more than 30 countries, the general […]

  14. […] will premiere in Singapore on March 8, 2012. The Chinese movie was partly sponsored by Research In Motion – BlackBerry smartphones and Playbook tablets were used in the movie. BlackBerry users on the […]

  15. […] that enhances web browsing, games and multimedia,” Hastings Singh, Vice President, South Asia at Research In Motion.The new BlackBerry 7 OS introduces an enhanced browser that provides a significantly faster, more […]

  16. […] adding BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) connectivity to these apps, Research In Motion (RIM) aims to make it even easier for users to stay in touch with their contacts, share experiences […]

  17. […] Research In Motion (RIM) will determine which applicant qualify for the Dev Alpha device based on applicant information. For a start, those who have already received a device before will not be able to receive another. […]

  18. […] are fully committed to BlackBerry 10,” says Charles Dufourcq, Director for Singapore at Research In Motion […]

  19. […] Mobile Fusion is RIM’s next-generation mobile device management solution for Government and Business Customers in […]

  20. […] RIM has announced that the BlackBerry Curve 9320 is now available in Singapore at S$328. Get it from authorised BlackBerry partners including local carriers SingTel and M1. BlackBerry Curve 9320 is now available in Singapore for S$328. […]

  21. […] Research In Motion (RIM) had announced earlier that the PlayBook will eventually run on BlackBerry 10 OS. […]

  22. […] of the Premier League began on 18 August 2012 and will end on 19 May 2013. Here are some free BlackBerry apps to stay in tune with the EPL. Stay in tune with the English Premier League through these free […]

  23. […] BlackBerry today announced it will be the lead supporter for Singapore’s inaugural 10.5 km ‘Green Corridor Run’, taking place on Sunday 27th January 2013 at 7.00am. […]

  24. […] Research In Motion (RIM) President & CEO – Thorsten Heins – launched the new QNX-based BlackBerry 10 operating system and unveils the full-touchscreen Z10 and physical keyboard-equipped Q10 smartphones. […]

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