Lenovo Want Acquisition BlackBerry Manufacturer

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The growth of the mobile industry in the midst of sluggish PC market makes Lenovo, the second largest PC manufacturer in the world, consider alternative options to develop its product line.

The options are to buy the Canadian company Research in Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of BlackBerry smartphones on January 30 will be launching the BlackBerry 10 platform.

"We consider all opportunities-RIM and more," said Lenovo Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as quoted by AllThingsD from Bloomberg.

"We will not hesitate when the opportunity arises profitable company and its shareholders."

Wong said that Lenovo has been involved in talks with RIM following banks related strategic possibilities that exist. But he would not say whether Lenovo will bid or not.

Lenovo itself has jumped into the smartphone market since 2010 through a product called LePhone. The company now has a number of smartphone and tablet products.

Besides Lenovo, several parties had reportedly interested in buying RIM or any part of these companies include Samsung and IBM.

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