Samsung states they were never interested in buying RIM
Last week a Bloomberg post sparked rumors that Samsung might be buying Research In Motion, which saw the Blackberry maker’s stock jump.
The bid would have helped Samsung in their move to be the number one mobile handset maker in the world because inspite of all their troubles, RIM still has about 75 Million users deeply hooked on. Well so much for that, as the Korean company officially stated that they’re just not interested, and never had any plans at all. Samsung spokesman James Chung told Reuters.
“We haven’t considered acquiring the firm and are not interested in (buying RIM),”
There’s still the chance that RIM might license out their technology. There’s also been rumors on Blackberry’s messaging service going multi-platform. Looks like 2012′s off to a great start in the rumor mill.