BlackBerry creator recruits Canada’s top astronaut for quantum physics project

Canada's top astronaut has been recruited by Research in Motion co-founder Mike Lazaridis to lead a team pursuing breakthroughs in quantum physics, according to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).Steve MacLean will be departing

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

RIM updates Fusion while founder Lazaridis pledges $100M to nano lab

Remnants of Research in Motion's glorious past are still garnering more headlines than its present efforts to get back on track. Case in point: RIM released an update today of its Fusion mobile

Published on: September 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Video Rewind: Lazaridis addresses BlackBerry Developers Conference

The tech world was buzzing yesterday over the resignation of Research in Motion co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis. Company executive Thorsten Heins stepped up to take on the CEO role. It wasn't

Published on: January 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM services ‘fully restored’ though cause for failure unknown, CEO says

Update: BlackBerry service is fully restored for 70 million customers worldwide after three days of outages, Research in Motion announced today.But officials still don't have a definitive cause for the failure of a

Published on: October 13th, 2011 John Ribeiro

BlackBerry Torch 9800

The word "BlackBerry" used to bring to mind mostly images of bulky, brick-like handhelds and busy executives in tailored suits. Today, BlackBerry smartphones are all over the place, in the hands of teenagers,

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Al Sacco

BlackBerry Torch being passed to Canada this year

Research in Motion's (RIM) new BlackBerry 9800 Torch phone and BlackBerry 6 OSwill be in Canada later this year - after launching south of the border first with AT&T.RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis took

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

RIM unveils new BlackBerry Pearl, Bold smartphones

The smallest BlackBerry Pearl smartphones yet, the 9100 and 9105, will go on sale in May on various carriers, Research in Motion Ltd. announced on Tuesday.Waterloo-based RIM introduced the new Pearls with a

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Matt Hamblen