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Ouch. Want to know how badly RIM is doing? So badly that one of its production plants is straight-up bailing out of the BlackBerry production business. Celestica is a company widely know throughout supply chain organizations for production solutions, and as of now, it still helps RIM produce BlackBerry smartphones. But that's changing, and soon. Within the next three to six months, it will wind down its manufacturing services for Research in Motion. The company estimates that prior to any recoveries, its restructuring charges will not exceed $35 million. That's pretty much it for the release; they... Read more...
How the times have changed. Just a couple of years ago, a new BlackBerry would cost you a couple hundred dollars, regardless of model. Now, Verizon Wireless is offering a new BlackBerry Curve for just $30 on a new 2-year contract. Just $30! And this is no stripped down BlackBerry; RIM's new Curve 3G utilizes one of the company's most popular designs, and they have added soft-touch sides and a textured back along with a full QWERTY keyboard. There's an optical trackpad in place of the old trackball design, dedicated media keys, BlackBerry Media Sync, 512MB of Flash memory, a microSD/SDHC slot, built-in... Read more...