RIM Surges

RIM Surges

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RIM is battling Apple Inc.’s iPhone and a slew of handsets based on Google Inc.’s Android software from Motorola Inc. and HTC Corp. RIM said it shipped 12.1 million devices last quarter, 45 percent more than a year earlier, and expects to add up to 5.4 million net new subscribers and ship 13.8 million to 14.4 million phones this quarter.