Peter Kafka

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RIM Fires 10 Percent of Workforce, Shuffles Managers, Keeps Co-CEOs

Research in Motion is firing 2,000 workers — 10 percent of its workforce — and reorganizing a layer of its top managers. The moves are intended to help the company compete with Apple and Google, whose iOS and Android platforms are overwhelming its once-dominant BlackBerry line. Unaffected by the moves: Co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus