Rumor: RIM to split handset and messaging services into two companies

By Shawn Knight
Jun 25, 2012
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  1. Research in Motion has been fighting an uphill battle to remain relevant in the handset market for a number of years but according to one report, they will soon concede defeat. RIM is planning to divide their handset and messaging…

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  2. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    I really do feel sorry for RIM. They came in during the big PDA craze and brought a device that was PDA+++. But once Apple came out with the Iphone, RIM started a serious downhill run. RIM needs to innovate their next line of phones. Keep the BB for those ppl who want to run mostly business apps. Make a phone that appeals to the regular consumers need to "Keep up with the Joneses". Everyone likes a phone with massive amounts of features. YouTube and cloud come immediatly to my mind on this. Perhaps RIM will end up like Apple, Great products to start out with, everyone surpasses them, then a reimagining of the product line, and BAM back on top.

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