RIM (Or Now BlackBerry) Will Begin Trading As BlackBerry From February 4, Legal Name Change Will Take Place Later This Year

Posted on Feb 1 2013 - 4:18pm by Editorial Staff


With Research In Motion (RIM) rebranded itself as BlackBerry, the company today confirmed that with effective the start of trading on Monday, February 4, 2013, the company’s new ticker symbols “BB” and “BBRY” will take effect i.e. the company will trade as “BB” on the Toronto Stock Exchange and “BBRY” on the NASDAQ, while the legal name will take at least this year to get changed till the time shareholders will vote for the official change at the company’s Annual General Meeting later this year.

The company’s CEO during the event stated that the new operating system is for people “who are hyper-connected socially, who want to get things done and who want balance in their personal and professional life. It’s for people who want to flow from app to app without having to use a home button all the time,” while the company along with BlackBerry 10 unveiled two of first BB10 handsets: BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10.

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