Research In Motion statement on the passing of Steve Jobs

By Kevin Michaluk on 6 Oct 2011 12:04 pm EDT

Reacting to the sad news yesterday of the passing of Steve Jobs, Research In Motion's Co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis issued the following (the below coming via WSJ):

"Steve Jobs was a great visionary and a respected competitor," said Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, co-chiefs of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd."... "We extend our deepest condolences to his family and to all of the employees of Apple." 

For more respects to Steve, see Remembering Steve Jobs on our sibling site, TiPb. For CrackBerry members' respects, see our forum thread.