It's been a while since a BlackBerry handset really stole the spotlight, with the new—and by all counts nice—BlackBerry Tour getting trampled underfoot by this month's Palm and Apple news extravaganza. But appearances don't do this situation justice: RIM is doing very well, reporting a 33% jump in profit this quarter, fuelled almost entirely by consumers, not businessfolk. [NYT]
RIM Is Doing Just Fine, Thank You Very Much
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