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Ex-BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie dumps entire stake

A year ago, Balsillie owned 26.8 million shares of stock in the smartphone maker. Now he's down to zero.

By February 14, 2013

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Golden parachutes for Balsillie, Lazaridis in wake of RIM ouster

According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.

By June 15, 2012

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RIM's Balsillie had radical plan to save company, report says

The former co-CEO and co-chairman apparently wanted to offer his company's network to carriers in the U.S. and elsewhere to boost the BlackBerry maker's financials.

By April 13, 2012

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BlackBerry CEO: We'll focus on enterprise, BBM in 2014

The latest executive to sit at the top of BlackBerry goes back to the drawing board for what could be the beleaguered phone maker's last grasp at survival.

By December 30, 2013

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BlackBerry buyout deal is dead, CEO replaced

A deal to buy BlackBerry has apparently fallen through, leading the ailing company to fire its boss and recruit a new man at the top.

By November 4, 2013

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BlackBerry founder hikes stake in company, weighs takeover

Founder and former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis hopes to save the foundering smartphone maker.

By October 10, 2013

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Executive infighting reportedly led to BlackBerry's downfall

Deep rifts in the struggling handset maker's executive ranks hobbled its ability to compete in the mobile market and led to its eventual downfall, sources tell The Globe and Mail.

By September 29, 2013

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Former RIM CEO to lead Canadian agency on green tech

Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

By June 25, 2013

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BlackBerry co-founder Lazaridis to retire May 1

Mike Lazaridis, who was left his position as co-CEO last year, is stepping down from the BlackBerry board as well. His new $100 million investment fund beckons.

By March 28, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 launch: What we know, what we expect

Research In Motion has a lot to prove with tomorrow's event. CNET breaks down what to look for.

By January 29, 2013