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Investor to RIM: Sell Something

"It is time for transformational change," said Jaguar Financial CEO Vic Alboini in a statement Tuesday. Alboini thinks RIM needs to weigh its options, which he points out should be an outright sale of the company, or siphoning off the company's patents in order to bring in the maximum value for investors.

This isn't the first time this year we've heard such talk from RIM's investors.

Continue reading this story at InformationWeek.com.

joset01 12/5/2012 | 4:54:41 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

What would they sell?


 


The easiest thing might be to license the OS and QNX architecture, make it work with Android, and concentrate on software. That's where the value is. But who would license BlackBerry?

DCITDave 12/5/2012 | 4:54:41 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

Selling out didn't do Palm any good. But I suppose it's not surprising that RIM's investors are restless given the meteoric growth projections for smartphones, tablets, mobile broadband and all the markets RIM plays in.

paolo.franzoi 12/5/2012 | 4:54:40 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

QNX?


Really?


QNX lost the embedded wars to Wind River and Linux about 10 years ago.  I have yet to understand why anybody wanted it in the first place.  It did sound great compared to PSOS. :)


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sarahthomas1011 12/5/2012 | 4:54:40 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

Most of the suggestions that I've heard is that they should focus in on the enterprise and BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and get rid of everything else.

joset01 12/5/2012 | 4:54:37 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

I actually dug how fast QNX ran on the PlayBook. C'est la vie...

joset01 12/5/2012 | 4:54:36 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

OS/II forever, man!

paolo.franzoi 12/5/2012 | 4:54:36 PM
re: Investor to RIM: Sell Something

CPM was fast as well....much faster than MS-DOS.


 


:)


 


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