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RIM prepares for radical measures with global restructuring

RIM prepares for radical measures with global restructuring

| May 26, 2012

The next round of layoffs is planned for around June 1, a day before RIM’s first quarter ends

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Thorsten Heins’ no good, very bad first 100 days as RIM’s CEO

Thorsten Heins’ no good, very bad first 100 days as RIM’s CEO

| May 24, 2012

After 100 days at the helm of the beleaguered tech giant, at least he knows it can’t get any worse

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Top sales executive quits RIM

Top sales executive quits RIM

| May 23, 2012

Patrick Spence likely stepped down after failing to receive COO job, source says

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RIM hires new marketing chief to get new message out

RIM hires new marketing chief to get new message out

| May 8, 2012

Frank Boulben has ‘one shot’ at fresh marketing strategy for BlackBerry, observers say

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RIM stock hits eight-year low

RIM stock hits eight-year low

| May 3, 2012

Investors flee after smartphone maker lifted veil on new BlackBerry 10

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What’s behind RIM’s marketing missteps?

What’s behind RIM’s marketing missteps?

| May 2, 2012

Chief marketing officer position remains unfilled three months after new CEO Heins called it a key priority

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RIM offers sneak preview of new BlackBerry 10

RIM offers sneak preview of new BlackBerry 10

| May 1, 2012

CEO Heins shows off device at Orlando event, but shares take hit as investors remain unimpressed

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RIM’s share of smartphone market could dip below 5%: analyst

RIM’s share of smartphone market could dip below 5%: analyst

| April 30, 2012

RBC analyst predicts BlackBerry sales could be worse than expected, cuts estimate to $13

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Samsung claims top spot in global smartphone shipments

Samsung claims top spot in global smartphone shipments

| April 28, 2012

South Korean company pushes Nokia to second place, demonstrating how quickly mobile industry can shift

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Nokia sees 40% drop in sales, $1.2-billion first-quarter net loss

Nokia sees 40% drop in sales, $1.2-billion first-quarter net loss

| April 19, 2012

Tough competition from Chinese companies partly to blame for mobile phone maker’s dismal first quarter results

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