International Business Machines Corp
Under the leadership of new chief executive, Thorsten Heins, RIM has hired bankers for a strategic review that could include a potential sale and partnerships for its technology. The Bloomberg report said the BlackBerry maker has not yet received any offers for its phone business or for the whole company.
IBM may buy RIM
RIM virtually invented mobile email with its first BlackBerry devices more than a decade ago, but its market share has evaporated as consumers have flocked to Apple Inc's
RIM officials declined to comment to Reuters while IBM officials were not immediately available.
On Thursday, South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. said it has not considered acquiring RIM or licensing the embattled BlackBerry phone maker's new mobile operating system, despite an earlier report from an influential analyst floating the idea.
Publish date: August 10, 2012 10:08 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 11:35 pm