Lenovo distances itself from RIM acquisition report

Lenovo distances itself from RIM acquisition report

Late last week, an interview with Lenovo’s CFO Wong Wai Ming that ran in Bloomberg implied that the company could be considering an acquisition of struggling smartphone maker RIM. Now, Ming is distancing himself from the remarks, says TechCrunch , citing a Chinese-language report from Sina Technology . A Google translation of today’s report appears to say that Ming only made the comments about RIM because he was asked about the specific company by a Bloomberg reporter, and that he only intended to discuss Lenovo’s investment strategy in generalities. Lenovo wouldn’t be the first company to toy with the idea of acquiring RIM; Amazon briefly pursued the idea in the summer of 2011, only to be rebuffed. All eyes are on RIM this week as it…

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