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BlackBerry maker RIM to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide

By Jos
Jul 25, 2011
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  1. Research In Motion has announced plans to cut 2,000 jobs, or about a tenth of its workforce, as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort. The move comes as theā€¦

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  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,060   +76

    Even after these cuts, I am not too sure about RIM's long term future, I think just like Nokia, they are in hot waters, and need a major shift in strategy + focus on innovation to stay relevant, otherwise, they are going to end up like dinosaurs.
     
  3. Hopefully these people will find replacement jobs. Not a pleasant situation to be in, best of luck of all of these people.
     
  4. aj_the_kidd

    aj_the_kidd TS Rookie Posts: 555

    Nokia still dominates in Europe and Asia, so their future is somewhat brighter then RIM. Considering what RIM has brought out recently, its hard to see them ever gaining back what they lost.
     
  5. DokkRokken

    DokkRokken TS Rookie Posts: 275

    It's sad to see a bulwark of Canadian industry and technology take a beating. Here's hoping their upcoming products fare much better.
     
  6. Luckily there is a market outside the US where buyers are not obsessed with crApple nonsense.
     


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