For several years, even as the Blackberry lost market share, RIM could claim with a straight face that nothing was wrong because revenues and unit volume were still growing. That is no longer the case, so comments from RIM’s CEO that everything’s OK have people saying, “WTF!”
Reuters is reporting comments from Research in Motion chief Thorsten Heins that his company is, all things considered, in good shape.
“There’s nothing wrong with the company as it exists right now,” Heins said in a Toronto radio interview. “I’m not talking about the company as I, kind of, took it over six months ago. I’m talking about the company (in the) state it’s in right now.”
Heins added, “This company is not ignoring the world out there, nor is it in a death spiral.”
He does go on to say that RIM faces difficult challenges, but…