Tag: lance armstrong

RadioShack Announces One Million BlackBerrys Sold



RIM has sold a great number of smartphones and it’s thanks to their carrier partners and retail outlets like RadioShack. RadioShack recently announced that they’ve reached an impressive milestone: one million BlackBerrys sold.

Remember that RadioShack has a partnership with LIVESTRONG (The Lance Armstrong Foundation) in support of its global mission to improve wellness and fight cancer. For each LIVESTRONG product sold, RadioShack donates a portion of the profits to LIVESTRONG’s Global Cancer Campaign.

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Balsillie Helps Fund Canadian Tour de France Team


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Old pic from a fundraiser. Balsillie (right) and Shane Pegg, sales manager at RIM (left).

Jim Balsillie seems to have moved on from hockey for the time being and has his sights set on the Tour de France. After an email from Lance Armstrong, Jim was introduced to Steve Bauer, a retired professional cyclist who won 14 yellow jerseys in the Tour de France in the 1990s. Bauer has been trying to create a Canadian Tour de France team for a long time now but with a lack of funding it wasn’t happening. Balsillie has stepped in and today Bauer will unveil his new team at a Toronto press conference.

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CTIA 2009: LIVESTRONG Application


Are you finding that you’re getting a little soft around the mid-section from reading too many blogs and eating more than your body intended? Lance Armstrong‘s foundation, LIVESTRONG is here to save you from yourself. The BlackBerry LIVESTRONG application, available now for $2.99 from the BlackBerry App World, helps you set goals for your physical fitness, including caloric intake and exercise. Check out the video above for more details.