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RIM's publicity is priceless; Will it weather the Storm?

Research in Motion executives have to be downright giddy now that President Obama won his battle to keep his BlackBerry. That kind of publicity is worth millions, and RIM is getting it for free. And

VeriSign buys Certicom for $73 Million

Certicom agreed to be acquired by VeriSign less than a week after Research In Motion ended its hostile takeover bid for the company, which specializes in wireless VPN security and encryption. The

RIM executives could pay $79M fine in backdating controversy

The Ontario Securities Commission is seeking to levy a record fine that may be as high as $79 million against Research In Motion executives for their role in a stock-option backdating controversy

RIM ends bid for Certicom

Research In Motion dropped its $1.19-per-share offer for Certicom, ending a bitter hostile takeover bid that began in early December. Saying that its offer could "no longer be satisfied" because of a

T-Mobile to launch BlackBerry Curve 8900

T-Mobile USA will launch Research In Motion's BlackBerry Curve 8900 in February, further strengthening its smartphone lineup in 2009. The quad-band global phone has a full QWERTY keyboard and

RIM sues Motorola for blocking hirings

Research In Motion filed a lawsuit against Motorola in a Chicago court on Wednesday, arguing that Motorola is improperly blocking RIM from hiring recently fired Motorola workers. In September,

2008 Year in Review: The launch of Android and the open-source operating system wars

The news: As this timeline makes plain, the open-source, Linux-based Android operating system from Google got kick-started back in 2007. When Google announced the OS, it also launched what it called

2008 Year in Review: The iPhone 3G and iPhone clones

The news: AT&T Mobility launched the Apple's iPhone 3G July 11, ushering in a new era of high-speed data capable smartphones. Apple's second-generation iPhone, which featured the same sleek look

Certicom to shareholders: reject RIM bid

Certicom's board of directors has urged shareholders to vote and reject Research In Motion's bid for the company. Calling the bid, "significantly undervalued, opportunistic and not in the best

Apple, RIM dominate U.S. smartphone market, push out Palm

Apple and Research In Motion saw their shares of the smartphone market in 2008 rise compared to Palm, and will continue their dominance in 2009, according to a report released by ChangeWave Research.