Blackberry parent company Research in Motion "is "bowing to critics and market forces," as the New York Times headline puts it, by replacing the co- CEOs who developed "the innovative device that was the first to reliably deliver email over airwaves." Thorsten Heins, who joined RIM in 2007 and most recently has been COO for software, hardware and sales, becomes CEO effective today. Mike Lazaridis, who co-founded RIM with a childhood friend in 1985, becomes vice chairman and will lead an "innovation committee," Ian Austen reports. Jim Balsillie, who invested $250,000 in the company in 1992, remains a director and ...
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Dallas-based wireless company MetroPCS is sponsoring the Olympic USA Basketball team with a road show called the "USA Basketball Dream Tour." The tour, which ... Read the whole story