Posts tagged as: Mike Lazaridis

RIM announces Heins as their new CEO

Thorsten Heins was presented to Wall Street as the new CEO of Research in Motion, following Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis departure after two decades in charge. The new CEO of RIM is originally from Munich. He joined RIM four years ago, from the industrial giant Siemens, where he initiated and built his career after completing his professional […]

The founders of Blackberry resign after 20 years

Research in Motion (RIM), the Canadian company that is famous for making Blackberry, have lost the battle to retain their two founders and CEOs after 20 years at the company. Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis has left their positions after immense pressure from investors in the group, who required a change of strategy to stay competitive against […]

Research In Motion is in slow motion competing with other players in the smartphone market – Part 1

Research In Motion (RIM) made some new progress in revamping its top management to cater to the problems it has been facing for the last two years. Co-CEOs, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, will stepped down from their position, making way for Thorsten Heins to the office. Heins, who has worked at RIM in the […]

Research In Motion is in slow motion competing with other players in the smartphone market – Part 2

However, in the light of current scenario in the market and the situation of the company, following are a few suggestions that might help please both investors and customers. 1. Hire some new faces to Team-Blackberry Suffice it to say that investors aren’t terribly impressed that the new CEO of RIM is a company insider. […]

Research In Motion is in slow motion competing with other players in the smartphone market – Part 3

5. Android as an option Heins needs to make a decision and he needs to make it fast. BlackBerry 10 is still months away. And even if it was available tomorrow, the platform has little to no support from developers. Much like Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop did when he took over at Nokia, Heins might […]

Research In Motion is in slow motion competing with other players in the smartphone market – Part 4

7. Outsourcing the Blackberry OS One of the major reasons for Android to give a hard time to Blackberry, and iOS for that matter, is the open-source approach by Google. The number of Android-powered smartphones has always been more than iPhones and Blackberrys because Android can be and is adapted by any company from Samsung […]

BlackBerry users get worth USD100 apps for free by RIM as compensation

  BlackBerry users get worth USD100 apps for free by RIM as compensation Good news for the BlackBerry users, as they will be enjoying free BlackBerry apps worth USD100 from Wednesday, October 19 until December 31. This package has been offered by the BlackBerry makers, Research in Motion (RIM), as a compensation for the users, […]

Research in Motion (RIM) confirmed the restoration of BlackBerry email service after three days of inconvenience

While addressing the press conference,¬†on Thursday, October 13, Research in Motion (RIM ) CEO, Mike Lazaridis, confirmed the restoration of BalckBerry email service after three-day global outages. The Co-chairman and CEO of BlackBerry, Lazaridis, apologised for the occurrence of inconvenience of this sort and reaffirmed that the company is working towards completely ruling out the […]

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