Samsung seen as player in RIM's future -- again

Purchase or license deal for BlackBerry 10 seen, Jefferies analyst says

By , Computerworld |  Consumerization of IT, BlackBerry, RIM

"RIM is still the fourth ecosystem -- behind Apple, Google and Microsoft -- so getting the RIM platform to be viable takes more than just producing devices," Dulaney said.

RIM might reveal more of its plans with Samsung or licensing BlackBerry 10 at its next earnings call on Sept. 27, Misek said.

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