The did not have Internet access in the early days for lack of a browser, although internet based services were available via WolfeTech PocketGenie which supported limited HTML access. He was one of the very few people in those early days who had the vaguest idea what it was all about. Throughout the terrorist attacks and during the surge in traffic, Cingular kept the Mobitex network running despite losing many base stations in lower Manhattan. The next step was finding an office, and they landed in a square foot room above the Bagel Bin on Erb Street East in Waterloo. Mail to run pretty much unmodified on a HP95LX. Our putback rate was zero.

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Really Ericsson was focussed on a bigger nut, GSM mobile phones. Another syllable with a short vowel would nail it.

They showed me what they were fiddling around with on the computer, but I had no clue. InJim’s family moved to Peterborough, Ontario, where the boy grew up playing hockey, basketball, badminton, and track and field. They were really nice kids. CDC was on the downslope as Japanese competitors were rqdio the supercomputer market. We make sure we have all the resources to get the job done and don’t quit. One of Mike’s great innovations had come earlier, induring a writing blitz on his basement computer after nursing his baby son to sleep.

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They first tried jury-rigging email by forwarding their work email inboxes to their RIM devices. And it still boasts nearly instantaneous send and receive times and excellent service prices. However Mike was not happy with the situation and I suspect neither was Goodfellow, so at the eve of the launch of the Viking Express we decided to go with RadioMail.


Congress and big banking and brokerage firms.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Solution soon became enormously popular with thrifty eadio. RIM had been looking for a business partner like Jim for a long time.

We had Intel collateral. InMike Lazaridis attended a trade show where a company was showing how to use wireless data technology for managing vending machines and delivery trucks for Coca-Cola.

Wireless projects weren’t that unusual for telecom companies at the time, says Lazaridis, “but it was a consulting industry, not a product industry. But there was a bit of smoke and mirrors involved. The network service had all the features of itrlnix traditional one way paging system, but also added two way features such as peer-to-peer delivery and read receipts. Essentially they gave it away free to anybody who wanted to build anything for Mobitex.

Motorola’s Pageboy, introduced inwas the first successful consumer pager. E-mail was encrypted using Triple DES and remained encrypted at all points between the desktop PC and 90m handheld device. These site licenses amounted to over a million dollars at a time when RIM was cash strapped and subsisting on contract work.

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Herb on the other hand would just work all night, period. I had had enough experience growing companies and making money that I felt I was plenty capable. They quickly picked Mike Barnstijn, later RIM vice president, software, who was just finishing his master’s degree in computer science. Mike Lazaridis was one, as was British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who was playing around with a way to unify and interlink private network servers using hypertext, a browser and the global domain name system.


Gary Mousseau was “just floored” by the choice of the California marketing pros. You can see them, dressed head to toe in black, driving their buggies to church, or pitching hay onto wagons in scenes right out of the middle ages.

A clam shell flip-open device that fit on your belt, it sported a small keyboard for sending and receiving itronixx and interactive messages wirelessly. That was one where we bet the farm. Job number two was to find a good programmer, so they put up a posting on the local Usenet listings. Micsinszki, every Christmas, 90m2 say itrronix and send best wishes. We iyronix so, so far in advance of the market that nobody was ready.

Without that, I don’t think RIM would have been able to develop the products and manufacture them at the price point they did.