As I sit here and type this article, I am watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas with my family I received a BBM from a good friend informing me that former BlackBerry Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis had sold off 3.5 million shares in BlackBerry since Monday. The sale of the shares are said to be worth $26 million […]
Cerberus and Mike Lazaridis working towards a joint bid for BlackBerry – Fairfax Financial not enough funds for BlackBerry bid
Well in someone’s eyes the make or break day for BlackBerry is tomorrow. As most of you may have heard Cerberus and Mike Lazaridis are considering joint bid for BlackBerry. Tomorrow marks the two week due diligence period for Fairfax Financial. As of now the Dow Jones is reporting that Cerberus has signed an NDA […]
Well it looks like the rumor about Mike Lazaridis looking to bid on BlackBerry is not a rumor at all! Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin have submitted a SEC filing looking to buy all of the shares of BlackBerry they currently do not own. Together they filed a 13D with the SEC, this 13D form […]
Kind of strange that he is receiving the award after he left BlackBerry. But The Intelligent Community Forum gave Mike Lazaridis the award Visionary of the Year for 2013 because he was the person to secure real-time push-email communications possible on wireless devices for the first time .The requirements for choosing the right person/organization: The […]
BlackBerry founder and former Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said that he’s confident that users of iPhones and other devices will embrace the company’s BlackBerry Messenger platform, which will be offered on rival phones later this year. “BBM is by far the most compelling wireless experience and wireless social-networking environment,” Lazaridis, who stepped down as co-chief executive […]
Last week we told you about Mike Lazaridis stepping down as Vice Chair and Director. One would think he was severing all ties to BlackBerry, and that would include his shares. And we know he has a lot of shares in BlackBerry which could net him a tidy sum. He spoke to Reuters and he […]
ICF Names BlackBerry Founder and Vice Chairman Mike Lazaridis as 2013 Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year
NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Apr 4, 2013) – The Intelligent Community Forum, a New York-based think tank dedicated to studying the use of information and communications technology to create 21st century communities, today named BlackBerry Founder and Vice Chairman Mike Lazaridis Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year for 2013.
Here is a bit of interesting information from BlackBerry Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-end Fiscal 2013 Resultsformer Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis will be retiring from BlackBerry’s Board of Directors effective May 1, 2013. “The Company also announced that Mike Lazaridis, having fulfilled the commitment he made to the Board in January 2012, has decided to retire […]
Mike Lazaridis, founder of company BlackBerry, Research in Motion has opted in a stake of C$100 million ($97 million) into quantum technology that could likely be developed to create medical devices much like the medical tricorder from “Star Trek” Mike Lazaridis has started a fund called Quantum Valley Investments, that is focused on created quantum products with a three […]
Mike Lazaridis has been “in Motion” to get newly innovative technology back in his favor. He has donated $100 million to the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre that will open this Friday, September 21 in Waterloo, Ontario, the approach of this new centre will recreate the the conditions that made AT&T Inc.’s Bell Labs a center of technological […]
It has been quite sometime since Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis stepped down as co-CEO’s of RIM, today they are both back in the news. RIM has file documents detailing their compensation packages. Mike Lazaridis of course will be staying on board as vice-chairman of the board. He will be keeping his own office as […]
In the two days before Mike Lazaridis stepped down as CEO, he purchased a total of 3.9 Million stock in RIM. With the value of the stock currently at $15.90, that’s just about $50 Million.
In an interview with The Record, Mike Lazaridis talks about stepping down from RIM’s Co-CEO position. WATERLOO — It was a day that had been coming for years and Mike Lazaridis knew it had to happen. But as he gave up his co-chief executive officer position at Research In Motion, the company he founded in […]
Reasearch in Motion just cannot catch a break from the shareholders… There is a report circling around the interwebs that RIM is setting up to remove Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie co-chairmen of the board. Back in July we told you how RIM had six months to show they need to have both the Co-CEO […]
Wednesday 12th October – 23:30 (GMT-5) In Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, we are seeing a significant increase in service levels. Service levels are also progressing well in the U.S., Canada and Latin America and we are seeing increased traffic throughput on most services, although there are still some delays and services levels may […]
When it comes to the technology sector there are thousands of upstart companies that dream of making it big. Most of the time this is not accomplished without the help of special people that encourage and offer and guidance. RIM is no different in this case, as when they were first starting up they received some sound […]
Earlier we brought you news of an open letter by an high level RIM employee, now RIM has officially responded to this claim letter. An “Open Letter” to RIM’s senior management was published anonymously on the web today and it was attributed to an unnamed person described as a “high level employee”. It is obviously […]
Over the past few months it is no new news that RIM is in a transitional period with the launches of new products and new operating system that have yet to show strong support by the general public, more so because of timing and knowledge of said devices. RIM really has implemented a new way […]
The Joy of Tech has taken a stab at RIM Co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis. RIM has been under fire since last weeks earning calls and hearing from some investor’s about the Co-CEOs stepping down.