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What BlackBerry Got Right And Wrong With BB10

February 1, 2013

BlackBerry launched its new BlackBerry 10 OS this week, and CRN looks at what the company got right, like BlackBerry Q10 smartphone and the BlackBerry World Store, and what it got wrong.

For the company formerly known as Research In Motion (NSDQ:RIMM), the BlackBerry 10 launch this week is the first step of an ambitious comeback plan.

But, the groundwork for this plan was laid long before Wednesday's event and even before Thorsten Heins took over as CEO. As Heins explained in his keynote, BlackBerry, as RIM is now known, was faced with a very serious decision two years ago: adopt someone else's software platform or redesign the BlackBerry OS and go it alone.


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