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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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google