As Apple Tanks, RIM Is Up Another 8% So Far Today

Thorsten Heins RIM Research In MotionRIM CEO Thorsten Heins.

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Apple stockĀ dropped below $500 this morning on reports that its cutting iPhone 5 parts orders.Meanwhile, RIM is on another tear. Its stock is up about 8% so far today.

RIM is gearing up for a big launch of its new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, on January 30. The company will also introduce at least one new smartphone.

Now see BlackBerry 10 in action: Click here for photos of RIM’s new operating system >

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