Bloomberg is reported Monday that after a dismal quarter and everyone fleeing, the once matriarch of the smartphone, could RIM be poised to attract a takeover? Are the top candidates for a takeover Dell and Microsoft?
RIM plunged last week after they reported that quarterly sales would drop for the first time in 9 years. Blackberry started losing ground in 2007 with the introduction of Apple’s iPhone and the subsequent 4 years as both Apple and Google’s Android have eaten away at RIM’s core enterprise business.
Although RIM’s Co-CEO’s, Blackberry Creator, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie told Bloomberg that their commitment to RIM is “Stronger than ever” analysts and bankers who oversee a good portion of RIM stock, think that the Waterloo Canada based company is ripe for a takeover.
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