BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins told Bloomberg that "in five years I don't think there'll be a reason to have a tablet anymore," and that tablets are "not a good business model." Which is maybe true if you sell PlayBooks and less so if you sell, say, 20 million iPads every three months. » 4/30/13 9:00am 4/30/13 9:00am

Caption This Dumb Picture of RIM's CEO Taking a Picture with a…

BlackBerry 10 is probably going to come out one day in the future, in the same way that an asteroid the size of Canada will probably hit and destroy Earth one day in the future. But regardless, some way to drum up interest is to... leak pictures of your own CEO using a pre-production BlackBerry 10 smartphone at a… » 11/19/12 10:20pm 11/19/12 10:20pm

9 Reasons Why RIM's CEO Is Totally Delusional

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins is sort of like the captain of the Titanic, except the Titanic was popular and people were sad when it sank. But unlike Captain Edward Smith, Heins is either crazy or a liar. Or both. » 7/05/12 1:00pm 7/05/12 1:00pm

The New RIM CEO Is Already Out of Touch

Thorsten Heins, the new BlackBerry boss, is tasked with making cool things that people want and will buy. Will it happen? His recent interview with CrackBerry isn't encouraging. But were we really expecting more the guy who spent the last five years overseeing the waning BlackBerry smartphone portfolio? » 1/27/12 10:00am 1/27/12 10:00am

RIM's New CEO: Too Dull to Convert Me to BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are out, and Thorsten Heins is in as their replacement CEO at RIM. To showcase just how dynamic and inspirational he is, the company posted a video of their bold new leader on YouTube. Only, uh, it's probably more likely to send you to sleep than get you buying a BlackBerry. » 1/23/12 4:47am 1/23/12 4:47am

BlackBerry Burst: RIM's Co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie Step…

RIM's co-CEOs, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie—aka the keyboard-loving odd couple—are finally realizing they're running BlackBerry into the ground and jumping ship before it's too late. That is, Lazaridis and Balsillie are stepping down at RIM. Done. Gone. Bye bye. The new CEO of RIM will be former COO Thorsten… » 1/22/12 9:41pm 1/22/12 9:41pm