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Fregin poses with Johnston after being awarded the Order of Canada in Ottawa

Research In Motion (RIM) co-founder Douglas Fregin (L) poses with Governor General David Johnston after being awarded the rank of Member in the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada, February 12, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

BlackBerry 10 Launch

Investors and techies alike are wondering if the launch of BB10, the new operating system for the BlackBerry, and its associated line of smartphones and tablets, will be enough to save the struggling RIM.