RIM’s software is still focused on email, and is less user-friendly and agile than iPhone or Android.
The two companies the executives come from have had their own share of trouble competing in the wireless industry.
The once-iconic maker of the BlackBerry smartphone is facing its most difficult period in its history.
DC still chooses Blackberry - The Washington Post
The slow-moving federal bureaucracy is keeping the BlackBerry around
RIM said it shipped 11.1 million BlackBerry smartphones and more than 500,000 PlayBook tablets last quarter.
RIM intro's new CEO - BGR
The company took its first steps in a long climb toward regaining shareholder confidence and customer confidence.
‘A Samsung spokesman said the company is not interested in an outright purchase of Research In Motion’
But RIM’s market cap dropped below the value of its assets earlier this year
A widespread outage also frustrated tens of millions of BlackBerry users in October
‘The name change is the latest in a string of bad news for the Canadian company’
‘Adobe instead said that it would focus on Adobe AIR apps’
RIM Is Facing Legal Action Just 3 Days After Announcing BBX (RIMM) - Business Insider
‘It’s only been 3 days since RIM announced the new BBX platform for its mobile devices and there’s already trouble’
How RIM can make the best of a massive failure - The New York Times
‘Starting Tuesday, the company will hold its annual conference for software developers in San Francisco’
The phone — Apple’s fifth — has a faster processor and an improved camera
BlackBerry services buzzed back to life Thursday across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, after a three-day outage that interrupted email messages and Internet services for millions of customers.
Sporadic outages of BlackBerry messaging and email service spread to the U.S. and Canada on Wednesday