Tag: Mike Lazaridis

RIM Announces Thorsten Heins as the New President and CEO of Research In Motion

January 23, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The Press Release made it official, and Inside BlackBerry has posted the announcement. Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis step down from their Co-CEO positions as Thorsten Heins steps up to the plate. I know Thorsten must be excited and elated to be taking RIM across the threshold and into a new era.

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RIM Given Six Months To Prove Why Their Co-CEO’s Deserve the Chairman Title

July 14, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Can there be only one? That’s the question RIM will need to ponder for the next six months. Bloomberg BusinessWeek has reported that Research In Motion LTD has six months to show why Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis need to keep their roles as Chairman of the Board or they may once again face the proposal […]

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Mike Lazaridis In Interview, Or Not

April 14, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Mike Lazaridis, one of RIM’s co-CEO’s, hasn’t had very stellar interviews lately. I can’t say that I blame him, with analysts and critics and their negative tones, who wouldn’t feel the irritation? With the tablet competition coming up, the Android devices coming into play, the Pwn2Own convention which exploited the webkit browser, not to even […]

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BlackBerry Super Apps

February 28, 2010 | By | 11 Comments

Mike Lazaridis had a keynote during MWC 2010 and introduced the term of BlackBerry Super Apps. It’s been confusing to some, and there was even a webinar last week on how to make one.  I know many of us have questions and curiousity, after all what makes an app a Super App? Let’s find out…

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Lazaridis Warns Of The Heavy Bandwidth Crisis

February 16, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

You can see the signs of Bandwidth stress here in North America. Dropped calls and slower transfer speeds are part of the evidence. Blackberry maker Research In Motion, Ltd stated Tuesday that manufacturers must start making less bandwidth-eating products or they are going to choke the already congested airwaves.

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A New BlackBerry Browser To Be Unveiled Today

February 16, 2010 | By | 4 Comments

On Bloomberg’s website it states that Mike Lazaridis, co-chief executive officer and inventor of the BlackBerry, is going to give a demonstration of the new browser at the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain today. This move should attract more non-business customers. Bloomberg quoted Lazaridis as saying in a phone interview: “You’ll see how fast […]

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BlackBerry Planet Coming to A Bookstore Near You!

August 19, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

While the BlackBerry Nation loves their phones, and the culture is a culture as close and networked as War Of WarCraft players, if not larger. And for the first time a book about Research In Motion, the Corporation behind the BlackBerry, is coming out in September. The book is by Canandian author and historian, Alastair […]

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