BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion, had a couple of big announcements today. They had a great Q1 for fiscal 2008 bringing in their first billion dollar quarter coming in at $1.082, 16.3 % over the previous quarter and 76.5% over Q1 fiscal 2007. RIM also announced a 3-for-1 stock split which will take place on August 20th.

RIM stock (RIMM) soared in after hours trading up over $18 reaching $184.17.