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BlackBerry Limited (fka Research In Motion Limited), is a multinational corporation serving the Diversified Communication Services Industry and is headquartered in Waterloo (Ontario), Canada. On January 30 2013, and effective that day, Research In Motion (RIM) announced that the Company would operate around the world under the 'iconic' name BlackBerry. The legal name of the company became Official on July 9, 2013.

Formerly Research In Motion Limited stock was traded on NASDAQ as RIMM and on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) as RIM. On Monday, February 4, 2013, the Company commenced trading under its new ticker symbols “BB” on The Toronto Stock Exchange and “BBRY” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

BlackBerry Limited (BlackBerry) is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of wireless solutions for the worldwide enterprise and prosumer/consumer mobile wireless communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, BlackBerry provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, short message service (SMS) messaging, content, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables an array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. BlackBerry’s portfolio of products, services and embedded technologies are used by organizations and individuals worldwide and include the BlackBerry® wireless device and server solution, software development tools, and other software and hardware. RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

In fiscal 2013, RIM's revenues from devices & service decreased 40% YoY to $11.1 Billion USD from $18.4 Billion in FY 2012 which was down 7% from $19.9 Billion in FY 2011. In FY 2013 RIM posted a GAAP net loss from continuing operations of ($628 million USD), or ($1.20 per share), down from a profitable $1.2 billion USD, or $2.22 per share diluted in FY 2012 which was down from $3.4 Billion or $6.34 per diluted share in FY 2011. The number of BlackBerry® handheld devices shipped in FY 2013 decreased by approximately 20.9 million(-42.7% YoY), to approximately 28.1 million in fiscal 2013, compared to approximately 49.0 million in fiscal 2012.

RIM's 'Annual Information (Form 40F/Annual Report) for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2, 2013' can be downloaded here: 
BlackBerry's Corporate Websites |  & 

BlackBerry Investors Financial Documents | 

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744 BlackBerry Q4 Sales Sink to Sub-$1B [graphic] [graphic] By RAY LE MAISTRE, FUBHO-03/28/2014 11:57 AM From the MWC MWC: BlackBerry to Introduce Sub-$200 Smartphone for SoutSr K-02/25/2014 06:24 PM
742By: Stock News December 26, 2013 at 12:56 PM EST BlackBerryzax-12/26/2013 05:32 PM
741Why convertible debentures ? They allow the holders, and only the holders, to htyc:>-12/20/2013 01:54 PM
740December 20, 2013 BlackBerry Posts Huge Loss By IAN AUSTEN nytimes.comzax-12/20/2013 10:29 AM
739Devices: Company strikes joint device development and manufacturing agreement wiFUBHO112/20/2013 07:42 AM
738The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry: An Oral History By Felix Gillette, Diane BraGlenn Petersen312/05/2013 12:34 PM
737In a pretty major executive shakeup, BlackBerry's Chief Financial Officer, Czax-11/25/2013 02:31 PM
736Tough BBRY Day ... [graphic] Market Cap 3.34 Bil - Eric - Eric L-11/04/2013 04:54 PM
735Heins was a terrible CEO. He took BBRY down the tubes. They needed to find a bzax-11/04/2013 09:48 AM
734Thorsten Heins Out: Fairfax Infusing Cash rather than buy: Sale Abandoned ... Eric L-11/04/2013 09:30 AM
733at $8 i'm a first time shareholder in RIMM/BBRY... nice asset play...  stock leader-11/03/2013 08:14 PM  6:41 PM EDT  Sr K111/01/2013 07:28 PM
731 This stock is worth double if they just sell their Real Estate , Hardware and MorganBucks-10/25/2013 05:55 AM
730Deleted Eric L-10/11/2013 01:15 PM
729The Evolution of BlackBerry's Mobile Devices in photos ... theglobeandmaiEric L-10/11/2013 12:05 PM
728The Fall of Blackberry: An Investigative Report (Toronto's Globe and Mail) Eric L-10/11/2013 10:41 AM
727The roller-coaster ride of BlackBerry’s shares (The Globe and Mail: September 28Eric L-10/11/2013 10:23 AM
726BlackBerry Founders Explore Bid for Company By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED Updatedzax-10/10/2013 04:46 PM
725The Demise of BlackBerry (by Bob Egan for Forbes) ... [graphic] It’s painful tEric L-10/08/2013 11:05 AM
724Blackberry making inroads in SA....probably has to do with NSA spying on SA gov&teevee-10/01/2013 10:02 AM
723BlackBerry 10 Receives NATO Approval for Restricted CommunicationsPublished on: teevee110/01/2013 09:20 AM
722T-Mobile Stores Drop BlackBerry FUBHO-09/26/2013 10:49 AM
721Always dangerous to make assumptions.....good way to get your head handed back tteevee-09/24/2013 11:38 PM
720I am assuming the auction is in its early stages. I am also assuming the CanadiBearcatbob-09/24/2013 09:36 PM
719SLOB: "huge company with very deep pockets" Gee, BearcatSLOB, I guesselivanov-09/24/2013 07:01 PM
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