professionals can help solve big data problems because they know how to organize data to meet RIM
requirements, use a naturally consultative approach to helping business units understand how to manage information throughout its lifecycle, and know how to drive improvements--all things that will benefit the analytics team.
Dawson believes RIM
's focus is on keeping the 80 million subscribers it has rather than taking risks on a paradigm shift that might push those subscribers towards iOS or Android.
was one of the pioneers in smartphone revolution in the niche corporate sectors for its secured email features but now the company has lost its sheen to market leaders Samsung and Apple.
Noting that subscribers inceased by two million, and RIM
's cash on hand is strong, Jack Gold, an analyst at J.
is disappointed by the outcome and is evaluating all legal options," a statement by the company read.
denied any wrongdoing and said the patents were invalid.
Lazaridis will take on a new role as vice chairman of RIM
's Board and chairman of the board's new innovation committee.
averts BlackBerry ban in Saudi Arabia; hands over codes [Rumour]
August 2009: In a tacit acknowledgement that it will need to boost its browser experience to keep up with the iPhone, RIM
acquired Torch Mobile, a company that specialized in developing mobile Web browsers, RSS readers and widget platforms.
"Also, driving RIM
's position is the fact that strong encryption is a fundamental commercial requirement for any country to attract and maintain international business anyway and similarly strong encryption is currently used pervasively in traditional VPNs on both wired and wireless networks in order to protect corporate and government communications." The company insisted that it made no special concessions for countries such as India and the UAE following threats earlier this year to ban BlackBerry phones in October because officials said encrypted RIM
technology could compromise national security.
launched the Torch amid unusual fanfare this month as it sought to reinvigorate its image with consumers amid a shrinking divide between devices for business and pleasure.