Is RIM's Bold Too Late to iPhone Party?

Sadighi, Lalee
October 2008
Red Herring;10/22/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article deals with the outlook of analysts on the implications of the delay in the launch of the BlackBerry Bold smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM). Due to the four month delay, some think that many customers have grown tired of waiting for the Bold and may have instead opted for the popular iPhone. Cowen & Co. analyst Matthew Hoffmann claims that hopes for Bold are fading given time-to-market. Due to the delay, the shares of RIM have plunged in recent months, the stock lost nearly half its value in October 2008.


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