A smartphone is a mobile phone with an advanced mobile operating system
which combines ... Global smartphone sales surpassed the sales figures for
regular cell phones in early 2013. ... IBM Simon an...
Aug 10, 2012 ... IBM has made an informal approach to buy Research In Motion's corporate ...
RIM approached by IBM over sale of corporate BlackBerry software ... Microsoft,
Samsung and Oracle are also tipped as potential suitors for all or ...
Sep 4, 2012 ... Now comes the rumor of a possible acquisition by the mighty IBM no less, but
would ... BlackBerry now seems to be in a tailspin with the rugged ground fast
approaching. ... They also blame RIM for keeping too tight a rein on its BlackBerry
... parts including the smartphone development and sales division.
Sep 27, 2013 ... Inside the fall of BlackBerry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt Add to .
.... Not long after Mr. Heins took over as RIM's CEO in January, 2012, he killed ...
deal with AT&T – Verizon executives approached RIM in June, 2007, and .... But
by 2012, sales of BlackBerry 7 phones had lost steam, and Mr.
Feb 21, 2012 ... Research In Motion, whose BlackBerry phones pioneered wireless email, no
longer ... With the declaration "amateur hour is over," it promised to bring ... In the
months that follow, more details leak out, including a pair of possible names, ....
RIM, the market was saying, would be worth more sold for scrap ...
Oct 18, 2013 ... Timeline: From RIM to BlackBerry ... A Lenovo purchase of BlackBerry would be
one of the biggest and most ... sales, according to research firm Gartner, while
BlackBerry's share fell to 2.7%. ... Back then, IBM PCs were widely used by U.S.
government officials, just as BlackBerry devices are today. Lenovo ...
At the time, Heins claimed he was focusing on potential partnerships and ... Six
years ago, BlackBerry, then called Research in Motion, or RIM, peaked at around
$230 a share. ... over $10, Heins, last week, formed a “special committee” to
explore a sale or joint venture. .... Then, one day, a local dentist approached
Dec 26, 2011 ... BlackBerry has of course expressed interest in a potential sale, and ... Over the
weekend more than 1 million people downloaded a leaked version of BBM ....
indicate that IBM has "made an informal approach" to acquire RIM's ...
Oct 17, 2010 ... We've taken two fundamentally different approaches in their causalness. ... at all
of the bad press and assuming it will once again blow over in a quarter or two. ....
Today, RIM is getting .37 more subscribers per BlackBerry sold, and that ...... from
IBM business sales channels and inflicted upon office workers.
Aug 10, 2012 ... IBM Unofficially Approached RIM to Buy Blackberry Services. ... By contrast,
taking over RIM's BlackBerry email services used by many ... Sales of Nokia
Smartphones Continues to Decline amid Transition to Windows Phone ...