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BlackBerry maker RIM is world’s fastest-growing company

In a new study conducted by Fortune, of Fortune 500-fame, the company was placed first having previously never made an appearance in the list. In part, RIM’s number one with a bullet status is down to the fact that this is the first time ever that non-US companies have been eligible for the list.


However, it’s also due in no small part to the amazing recent success of its handsets such as the BlackBerry Curve 8520 that have seen BlackBerries go from niche products loved exclusively by braying business types to a widely admired, mass market brand.

Top 10 Mobile Phones we’re happy to see the firm that pioneered push e-mail on phones enjoying its moment in the sun. In a world where innovators too often lose out to johnny-come-latelys with better marketing departments, RIM’s success is heartening indeed.

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