Will (or Can) RIM Take the Road IBM Once Traveled?

Gigaom: The big news in the mobile space this morning is that RIM is thinking about expanding its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to Android and iOS platforms. It’s not confirmed, but BGR reports that it’s hearing the same thing from multiple, dependable sources. Why would RIM give away the biggest draw to its hardware platform? Maybe because it finally realized hardware isn’t where its strengths lie.

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