Despite Fierce Competition, RIM Manages 33% Profit Increase

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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 Q2 profit over last year, fueled almost entirely by consumers, not businessfolk. [NYT]