Was RIM’s Tablet A $1.5bn Mistake? [Headlines]

Was RIM’s Tablet A $1.5bn Mistake? [Headlines]

The latest $485m writeoff in value means that the PlayBook has generated at most 2% of RIM's revenue.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 6 december 2011

The PlayBook is beginning to look like the worst and most expensive decision that RIM, the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, ever made.

Not only that: preliminary results issued by the company on Friday indicate that it is struggling to maintain pricing of its flagship phones, even though the new devices introduced last quarter were meant to push that pricing up. Guardian

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