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Old 11-18-2006, 12:47 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by LunkHead
Ya I agree but since their main competition is Windoze mobile you'd figure they'd embrace the Unix / Linux community....
Interesting, I was figuring they will soon get in bed together. RIM has a great piece of software and M$ can't beat or match it. That's why I have the feeling they will try and buy RIM eventually.

Problem is RIM also comes with a hardware part of the company. M$ has no interest in that, just the software. It would devalue RIM BES if it runs on other OS since M$ really wants to include it in their server/exchage package. The question is how much can RIM get for that patent?
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