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Can Research in Motion be saved?

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(Read caption) Mike Lazaridis, president of Research in Motion, presents the BlackBerry PlayBook at the RIM Blackberry developers conference in San Francisco, Calif., in this September 27, 2010 file photo. Guest blogger Joshua M. Brown writes that the company is in need of some advice.

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Tonight's Question: If you were the CEO of Research In Motion, what would you do to save the company's future?

First, some background, then your answer below...

All eyes are on Research In Motion ($RIMM) as it bounces off its 200-day moving average of $55.50 amid disappointment over its prospects in an iPhoned world.

Right now The Street thinks we are over-tableted and that RIM's Playbook offering will be DOA. In the meantime, Apple is eating into RIM's bread-and-butter corporate smartphone market with an iPhone available on AT&T, Verizon and soon enough T-Mobile.

RIM's dual CEO's sound increasingly erratic when making public pronouncements and everyone is looking at the single-digit Nokia, the vanquished original smartphone king as a cautionary tale for the maker of the Blackberry (or as I call it, the Canadian Calculator).


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