Category Archives: Wireless

BlackBerry 10: A Classic PR Case Study

While the new and much-anticipated BlackBerry 10 has finally launched, there’s another story that I think is as compelling: the public relations campaign that has happened over the past six months that let RIM arrive at today’s launch day with … Continue reading

BB10 = Impressive

Research in Motion has thousands of employees but, in some respects, it’s a startup whose prospects hinge on the much-anticipated introduction of the BB10 on Jan. 30. With negative sentiment surrounding Canada’s flagship technology company slowly starting to dissipate as … Continue reading

Can Thorsten Heins Save RIM’s Bacon?

There’s a wave of coverage about the dramatic overhaul at Research in Motion, which sees Thorsten Heins (Thorsten who?) replace Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie as CEO. The question is whether it’s too little too late? Has RIM already slipped … Continue reading

A Six-Step Recipe for RIM to Regain its Mojo

Although I don’t write about the wireless sector that often, I’ve been getting a lot of calls from the media recently asking about the future of Research in Motion. As a Canadian technology nationalist, I’d like to see RIM regain … Continue reading

RIM Shares: The Perfect Stocking Stuffer

In reading over the weekend about Research in Motion’s continued stumbling and bumbling (including the ridiculous too-little-too-late decision by co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie to take $1/year salaries), I also received some inspiration for holiday gift giving: When you … Continue reading

RIM Should Return to its Startup Roots

What to do about Research in Motion, Canada’s flagship technology company that just can’t seem to find its equilibrium in a market that has become volatile, competitive and unstable despite its growth. Here’s a radical idea inspired by an exchange … Continue reading