RIM exec: New BlackBerrys will impress

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Blackberry / RIM
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The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says he isn’t satisfied with the company’s performance, but he’s excited about its prospects with the upcoming BlackBerry 10 system. The past year has been very difficult, Thorsten Heins said during a shareholders meeting in Waterloo, Ontario, on Tuesday. Less than two weeks ago, RIM announced disappointing financial results, plans to cut 30% of its workforce and the latest delay in BlackBerry 10. Its stock is trading near a nine-year low. Read the full story at USA Today.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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