Monday, January 21, 2013

Find: RIM CEO will consider sale of hardware division after BlackBerry 10 launch

Good idea, it's not rim's hardware that sets it apart. Though I'm not sure they will get a lot for it. 

RIM CEO will consider sale of hardware division after BlackBerry 10 launch

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Thorsten Heins is considering selling RIM's hardware production division after the launch of the company's next-generation OS, BlackBerry 10. Speaking with German publication Die Welt, the CEO said that, although there was no need to make such a decision in haste, all options are being considered as he continues in his attempts to turn around the Canadian manufacturer's fortunes.

As previously confirmed, those options also include licensing out the BlackBerry OS and enterprise infrastructure, as well as the company's BlackBerry Messenger platform, but despite earlier rumors this is the first time anyone from RIM has publicly confirmed it may cease production (or at the least move production duties to a third party) of physical devices....

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