Lenovo may be a suitor for RIM’s smartphone business

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RIM, which is planning to launch its BlackBerry 10 platform next week, has been reviewing its options for what seems like forever, as CEO Thorsten Heins has mentioned time and again that the company would pursue either licensing its software division or selling its hardware business. Now it seems that all of that talk has drawn some interest from other companies, as Lenovo revealed today that it is looking at all opportunities to expand its mobile business, including a possible deal with RIM.

“We are looking at all opportunities — RIM and many others,” said Lenovo chief financial officer Wong Wai Ming, as quoted by Bloomberg. “We’ll have no hesitation if the right opportunity comes along that could benefit us and shareholders.”


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