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BBRY: BlackBerry (fka RIMM: Research in Motion)
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BlackBerry Limited (fka Research In Motion Limited), is a multinational corporation serving the Diversified Communication Services Industry and is headquartered in Waterloo (Ontario), Canada. On January 30 2013, and effective that day, Research In Motion (RIM) announced that the Company would operate around the world under the 'iconic' name BlackBerry. The legal name of the company became Official on July 9, 2013.

Formerly Research In Motion Limited stock was traded on NASDAQ as RIMM and on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) as RIM. On Monday, February 4, 2013, the Company commenced trading under its new ticker symbols “BB” on The Toronto Stock Exchange and “BBRY” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

BlackBerry Limited (BlackBerry) is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of wireless solutions for the worldwide enterprise and prosumer/consumer mobile wireless communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, BlackBerry provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, short message service (SMS) messaging, content, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables an array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. BlackBerry’s portfolio of products, services and embedded technologies are used by organizations and individuals worldwide and include the BlackBerry® wireless device and server solution, software development tools, and other software and hardware. RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

In fiscal 2013, RIM's revenues from devices & service decreased 40% YoY to $11.1 Billion USD from $18.4 Billion in FY 2012 which was down 7% from $19.9 Billion in FY 2011. In FY 2013 RIM posted a GAAP net loss from continuing operations of ($628 million USD), or ($1.20 per share), down from a profitable $1.2 billion USD, or $2.22 per share diluted in FY 2012 which was down from $3.4 Billion or $6.34 per diluted share in FY 2011. The number of BlackBerry® handheld devices shipped in FY 2013 decreased by approximately 20.9 million(-42.7% YoY), to approximately 28.1 million in fiscal 2013, compared to approximately 49.0 million in fiscal 2012.

RIM's 'Annual Information (Form 40F/Annual Report) for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2, 2013' can be downloaded here:
BlackBerry's Corporate Websites | &

BlackBerry Investors Financial Documents |

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1093A Bullish Case For BlackBerry As An 'Anti-Trend Play' 13
1092 BlackBerry releases a new video showing off its Dynamics Launcher for the enterSultan-March 12
1091Springing Forward with New App and BlackBerry Android Updates blogs.blackberry.Sultan-March 10
1090How BlackBerry QNX’s Multi-Level Security Can Safeguard Your Car blogs.blackberSultan-March 9
1089Wikileaks providing technical data on all CIA hacking weapons to tech companies teevee-March 9
1088Made in Indonesia, for Indonesians: Our Partner BB Merah Putih Launches BlackBerSultan-March 9
1087Simply Mismatched: 3 Reasons Government Should Rethink Using Mobile Device ManagSultan-March 8
1086Well, the obvious reason to say they're not the same is that Apple only asseIntelim-March 3
1085Blackberry is no longer a phone company? What kind of stupidity is that? Of courteevee1March 3
1084BlackBerry is no longer a phone company venturebeat.comSultan-March 3
1083I completely agree that their future is in software. Let't wait for the earnIntelim-March 1
1082You are still missing the point.. BlackBerry's future is not tied to whetSultan-March 1
1081I'm not sure what the "iphone fanatic" is supposed to be but I indIntelim-March 1
1080I can totally see that but I just don't see this feature as a selling point Intelim-March 1
1079Dig a little deeper.. Yes, it is 2017 and every other cell phone is pretty mucSultan-February 27
1078There are people (one of whom I Know) who stayed with Blackberry because of the TimF-February 27
1077Did they keep a mechanical keyboard so that people would recognize it was BlackbIntelim-February 27
1076blackberrymobile.comSultan-February 25
1075Distinctly Different, Distinctly BlackBerry: Our Partner TCL Launches BlackBerrySultan-February 25
1074Wet noodle fight, if I ever saw one.Intelim-February 15
1073BlackBerry Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia bloomberg.comSultan-February 14
1072BlackBerry Delivers On Software Promise With Licensing Deals And New CommunicatiSultan-February 9
1071The headline is quite misleading considering how many Indians live below the povIntelim-February 9
1070BlackBerry Signs Third Major Smartphone Licensing Deal to Reach Additional 1.5 BSultan-February 6
1069autonomous vehicles aside, in light of the DNC hack, the rise of global geopolitteevee-12/29/2016
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