Last modified: 2020-07-26 by rob raeside
Keywords: blackberry | rim | canada |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors
"BlackBerry Limited, formerly known as Research In Motion Limited (RIM), is a
Canadian telecommunication and wireless equipment company best known to the
general public as the developer of the BlackBerry brand of smart phones and
tablets, but also well known worldwide as a provider of secure & high
reliability software for industrial applications and Mobile Device Management
(MDM). The company is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario. It was established as
Research In Motion Limited in 1984. The Blackberry name emerged from the product
BlackBerry 850 pager (named in reference to the resemblance of its keyboard's
keys to the druplets of the blackberry fruit)."
Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlackBerry_Limited, https://web.archive.org/web/20050216051813/http://www.rim.com/company/index.shtml and http://global.blackberry.com/en/company.html
The old RIM flag features the RIM logo in blue capital letters and below the name of the company, "Research In Motion", as seen here: https://financialpostcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/rim-blackberry1.jpg?w=619 (source: http://business.financialpost.com/2012/02/23/rim-maintains-tenuous-hold-on-canadian-smartphone-market/?__lsa=637a-310d).
The new BlackBerry flag features the logo in white letters over a black horizontal flag as seen here: http://cdn1.techworld.com/cmsdata/features/3594085/Blackberry_Flags_thumb800.jpg.
For additional information go to RIM (official website, redirects directly to Blackberry's official website): a href="http://www.rim.com/">http://www.rim.com/, Blackberry (official website): http://www.blackberry.com/
Esteban Rivera, , 7 February 2015
image by Randy Young, 8 February 2015