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