RIM has just announced it is officially changing its name to BlackBerry. This is a part of the major changes the company is going through, following the BlackBerry 10 OS launch.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins just announced that Research in Motion is no longer known as “RIM,” and will be simply known as “BlackBerry” going forward.
BlackBerry’s official slogan is now “One brand. One promise.”
From now on you will be able to follow BlackBerry’s stock at NASDAQ:BBRY. Let’s hope this change, along with the new devices and OS will help bring the company back on its feet.
RIM (Research In Motion) has released its financial results for the second quarter of the year (the company changed from a fiscal year) and despite reported a loss of 235 million dollars, n ‘is not as bad as the previous quarter, when the loss of Canadian society was double.
In the case of income of Canadian society are $ 2.9 billion, that’s 31% less year-over-year. RIM managed to ship 7.4 million smartphones and approximately 130,000 PlayBook tablets, and has a range of a total of 80 million BlackBerry subscribers.
RIM (Research In Motion) reported $ 2.3 billion in cash and assets on hand. This is a slight increase from the fourth quarter of $ 2.2 billion. The Canadian smartphone maker says that everything goes as planned for the future BlackBerry 10, which is scheduled for launch early next year and the Canadian company looks forward to better times when the refreshed OS arrives on the market.
Source : TheVerge