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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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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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Ex-RIM CEO Lazaridis to buy $50M in additional stock

Mike Lazaridis, who very recently stepped down as co-CEO, on new chief Thorsten Heins: "I absolutely know he will take this company to new heights."

By January 30, 2012

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Co-founder officially drops bid for BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis abandons his plans to buy the ailing smartphone maker via a joint bid with a fellow co-founder.

By December 25, 2013

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Correction: BlackBerry co-CEO

Mike Lazaridis wasn't technically ousted as BlackBerry co-CEO but voluntarily stepped down amid stockholder pressure.

By April 1, 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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'Star Trek' inspires BlackBerry founder to launch quantum fund

Known for his long-standing interest in quantum technology, Mike Lazaridis creates a $100 million investment fund aimed at bringing science breakthroughs to the commercial world.

By March 19, 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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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