BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Available Via Webcast on January 30th, 2013

BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Available Via Webcast on January 30th, 2013 
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- Research In Motion
(RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) will be broadcasting the BlackBerry(R)
10 launch event on January 30th, 2013, via webcast. The event will
happen simultaneously in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Dubai,
Johannesburg, Jakarta and Delhi. This day will mark the official
launch of its new platform - BlackBerry 10, as well as the unveiling
of the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Details on the
smartphones and their availability will be announced at the event. 
A live webcast will be held beginning at 10 am ET, which can be
accessed via 
Details about BlackBerry 10 can be found at: 
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revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the
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Company's current expectations regarding the timing and scope of the
BlackBerry 10 launch; the unveiling of the first two BlackBerry 10
devices; the timing for further details about, and the availability
of, BlackBerry 10 devices; the anticipated benefits of the BlackBerry
10 browser, application ecosystem and catalogue, multimedia
capabilities and user experience; industry partnerships; additional
details regarding the Company's next-generation BlackBerry 10
platform and smartphones, including key BlackBerry 10 features such
as BlackBerry Flow, BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Balance and the
BlackBerry keyboard; and expectations regarding addit
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balance; security risks and risks related to the collection, storage,
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suppliers of functional components for its products and risks
relating to its supply chain; RIM's ability to maintain and enhance
the BlackBerry brand; risks related to RIM's international
operations; risks related to government regulations, including
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vendors and service platform vendors;
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shareholder activism; risks related to intellectual property; and
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technological changes, evolving industry standards, intense
competition and short product life cycles that characterize the
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