Beleaguered RIM reportedly considers splitting business in two

“BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is considering splitting its business in two, separating its struggling handset manufacturing division from its messaging network, The Sunday Times reported,” Reuters reports.

“Potential buyers would include Amazon and Facebook, it reported, adding that RIM’s messaging network could also be sold, or opened up to rivals such as Apple and Google to generate income,” Reuters reports.

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    1. Yeah, a BAD RIM, and a (not-so-sick, advertised as “healthy”) RIM, like they have done with banks in a number of countries.
      Then, within months, one of the 2 changes its name, so people “don’t remember” (And, in practice most don’t).

        1. Still, “undefined” is more about “0 divided 0” situation. Any number besides 0 in the first part would result infinity once you will try actually to apply a limit and “calculate” it.

          1. there are several types of undefined expressions: zero over zero, number over zero, zero over infinity, and infinity over zero just to name a few

  1. But if the Rimtanic is going down, splitting it in two might allow one half to float…for awhile, giving MDN & commenters further opportunities at humor.

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