BlackBerry launches new identity

Friday 1 February 2013 | 13:49 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Background
Research In Motion, known since this week under the name BlackBerry, has gone back to the drawing board in an attempt to re-invent itself. In the past year the Canadian company has taken drastic measures to complete its metamorphosis. The result is a new name and an initial two smartphones running its new operating system.

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Companies: BlackBerry / Google / Lenovo / Microsoft / Nokia / Research In Motion / Samsung / Vodafone
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