Tag Archives: Thorsten Heins

Thorsten Heins BlackBerry

BlackBerry – A partnership, patent deal or a takeover?

BlackBerry – A partnership, patent deal or a takeover?

Following BlackBerry’s announcement on exploring “strategic alternatives”, what are the possible outcomes? This post was co-written by Andrew Stott and Mun Yi Lee. Andrew is a partner at Olswang Asia and advises companies, financial institutions and individuals on international and public M&A, investment deals and strategic joint ventures. Mun Yi is an associate at Olswang

Research In Motion Q3 report 2012

Research In Motion’s Q3 revenues at US$2.7B, 79M users, CIO retires

Research In Motion announced their third quarter results ending 1 December 2012 with a cash increase of approximately US$600 million. With the upcoming launch of BlackBerry 10 just over a month away. Canadian smartphone manufacturer Research In Motion announced its results for the third quarter. Some of the highlights are: Cash increase of approximately US$600

BlackBerry 10

Did Research In Motion get BlackBerry 10 right?

BlackBerry 10 is the product of Research In Motion listening to developers and users to build a better platform. Have they succeeded? During Thorsten’s opening keynote at the BlackBerry Jam Americas in San Jose, he talked about how Research In Motion has gone back to interacting and listening to users and developers on how the

BlackBerry Jam Americas 80M subscribers

Research in Motion reveals saviour, BlackBerry 10

Thorsten Heins announced that BlackBerry subscribers hits 80 million during the revealing of the BlackBerry 10 operating system at the BlackBerry Jam Americas. Research In Motion announced that the smartphone pioneer has now reached 80 million subscribers at today’s opening keynotes of the BlackBerry Jam Americas in San Jose. Thorsten Heins took the stage to

RIM says Hello in Cambodia and other partnerships in Southeast Asia

Research In Motion (RIM) identifies and focuses efforts on growing Southeast Asian market with strategic local partnership. With mounting negative reports from various sources, RIM seems to have been written off as a doomed company by many industry observers. However, under newly-appointed CEO Thorsten Heins, the smartphone giant has shown efforts in strengthening their Southeast

Could BlackBerry Messenger be released for iOS and Android this year?

Reuters reveals that former Co-CEO Jim Balsillie planned to allow major wireless companies in North America and Europe to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices routed through RIM’s proprietary network. “Basillie hoped to allow major wireless companies in North America and Europe to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices routed through RIM’s proprietary network … [it] would

Thorsten Heins, RIM CEO

RIM names COO as new President and CEO

Research In Motion (RIM) announced yesterday that it has replaced co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie with the company’s COO, Thorsten Heins. Immediate reaction saw US-listed shares climbed 4.1 percent in premarket trade but e27 sees more needed to bring RIM back to past glory. Research In Motion’s (RIM) board has announced the appointment of

Top