• From The BBC:

    The maker of the Blackberry mobile phone, Research in Motion (RIM), is the world’s fastest-growing company, according to business magazine Fortune.Canada-based RIM has come top of the magazine’s latest annual guide to the 100 fastest-growing businesses. In second place was US chipmaker Sigma Designs, with Chinese internet business Sohu.com coming in third. Fortune rates a firm’s growth on a combination of its profits, turnover and investment return over three years. Chinese presenceRIM had not previously featured in the annual growth list, as 2009 is the first year that companies outside of the US have been included.
    Thanks to a big rise in the popularity of its Blackberry handsets, profits at RIM have grown 84% over the past three years, while its revenues have expanded 77%, and it has seen a total return of 45%. Revenues at Sigma have risen 104% since 2007, thanks to increased sales of blue-ray DVD players, and a deal with computer giant Microsoft. “Since the Great Depression, some…

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