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IBM 'considers buying RIM's BlackBerry server unit' - The Telegraph

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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 ...

RIM Said to Draw Interest From IBM on Enterprise Services ...

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Aug 10, 2012 ... RIM Said to Draw Interest From IBM Over Enterprise-Services Unit ... IBM made an informal approach about possibly acquiring the division, which ... and the Canadian company is inclined to wait for the rollout of BlackBerry 10 phones in early 2013 before making any decisions on a sale, the person said.

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story - The Globe and Mail

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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.

Research in Motion Draws IBM's Gaze Over Enterprise Services Unit ...

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Aug 10, 2012 ... Research in Motion Draws IBM's Gaze Over Enterprise Services Unit ... In the meantime, rumors of a major restructuring or even a possible sell of all or part of ... whose sources indicate that IBM has “made an informal approach” to acquire RIM's Enterprise Services unit, an offer the BlackBerry maker ...

With BlackBerry Up For Sale, Is Microsoft A Serious Buyer? | Fast ...

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BlackBerry announced Monday that it was exploring a potential sale, and ... Inevitably, chatter immediately surfaced over how Microsoft could be a possible suitor, since the two have ... "We had board-level conversations about whether to make bids, and RIM certainly ... "I think we rightly said the partner approach was better...

Research, no motion: How the BlackBerry CEOs lost an empire | The ...

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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 ...

Blackberry Maker RIM Plunges; Activist Investor Calls For Sale ...

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Jun 29, 2012 ... Blackberry Maker RIM Plunges; Activist Investor Calls For Sale, Directors Purge ... a report that RIM had been approached by Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), .... educational, especially when you have IBM Watson in your corner.

The True Story Behind the Rise and Fall of BlackBerry. | 2machines

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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 Lazaridis.

Lenovo Approaches BlackBerry - WSJ

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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 ...

Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 and New Devices - Wall Street ...

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Research In Motion launched its long-delayed operating system, called BlackBerry 10, in January along with two new BlackBerry smartphones. The Waterloo ...

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IBM 'considers buying RIM's BlackBerry server unit' - The Telegraph

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Aug 10, 2012 ... IBM has considered buying Research In Motion's enterprise division that operates ... that could include a potential sale and partnerships for its technology. ... RIM approached by IBM over sale of corporate BlackBerry software.

From RIM to RIP : 4 Potential Buyers to Put BlackBerry Out of Its Misery

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Sep 19, 2013 ... From RIM to RIP : 4 Potential Buyers to Put BlackBerry Out of Its Misery ... this week that vultures were circling over BlackBerry, with patents and its ... Waiving the white flag, BlackBerry officials goes on the auctioning block for sale. ... that BlackBerry had been approached by IBM to discuss a takeover of its ...

IBM's Rumored RIM Takeover: The End of BlackBerry?

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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.