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RIM Collapse Beginning? 305

Posted by Soulskill
from the friction-catching-up-with-inertia dept.
jfruhlinger writes "After the announcement of disappointing BlackBerry sales last quarter, RIM shares started to plummet. Blogger Chris Nerney wonders if this isn't the beginning of the company's death spiral, with the exodus away from RIM's BlackBerry platform too far along to stop and the company too small to compete with huge rivals like Apple and Google."
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RIM Collapse Beginning?

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  • RIM RIP (Score:3, Funny)

    by tigqc016 (754659) on Friday April 29, 2011 @01:17PM (#35976668)
    RIM has three options. 1) Continue the course they are on and become a niche player in smartphone market. 2) Transition to Android, port their systems to this new O/S and maintain their viability. 3) Get purchased by third party who transitions RIM's systems to third party's systems. An Apple purchase would be sweet as it would get Apple access to BBM and Enterprises, kill off competing Pad. Purchase by MS would mean port to WP7 (embrace, extend, extinguish). Purchase by Android marker would give similar outcome as an Apple purchase. as I see it (aisi)
  • by Antarius (542615) on Friday April 29, 2011 @01:22PM (#35976744)
    In already uncertain economic times, this is terrible news for RIM employees and their families.

    I propose we make some sort of action to make RIM Jobs safe!

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