Research In Motion has announced that they will be cutting 2,000 jobs, around 10 percent of their total workforce, and it is also moving some of its executives around to different positions in the company.
The news comes as part of ‘streamlining at RIM, the company has struggled to compete with the likes of Google’s Android OS and Apple’s iOS devices, and the company has been losing its smartphone sales share.
RIM has released a number of devices recently like the BlackBerry PlayBook which have been met with a less than favorable reception from consumers, will these jobs cuts be enough to turn RIM around, or will their sales of smartphones continue to decrease.
Source Tech Crunch
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