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Research in motion limited

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a Canadian wireless device company. It is best known as the developer of the BlackBerry handheld communication device.

RIM is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, and is a sponsor of RIM Park in the northeast of the city. It was founded by Mike Lazaridis, who currently serves as its co-CEO along with Jim Balsillie.

RIM develops its own software for its devices, using C++, C and Java technology. RIM also develops and sells embedded wireless data components.