TITLE

Does RIM Have a Second Act?

AUTHOR(S)
Heinrich, Erik
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/17/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on telecommunications company Research in Motion (RIM). It states that RIM co-chief executive officer Jim Balsillie is sponsoring rock group U2's current 360 Tour, and using a partnership with the rock group to increase its cool quotient. It mentions that RIM's iconic BlackBerry smart-phone has lost market share to Apple's iPhone and phones using search company Google's Android operating system. It talks about RIM's plans to unveil a tablet computer that can deliver Web content without needing special software applications that can slow content. It comments that RIM intends to target corporate users with the new tablet, and mentions that RIM had a 35 percent increase in revenue for 2010, and 2.5 billion dollars in profit for fiscal 2010.
ACCESSION #
57330371

 

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