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Kicking the 'CrackBerry' Habit
Apple's iPhone has done in five years what Research In Motion's BlackBerry hasn't been able to do in ten. RIM, a pioneer in this market, has sold 190 million of its BlackBerry smartphones since their debut in 2002. While Apple soars to new heights as the world's most valuable company, RIM is considering "strategic business model alternatives," including a possible sale. It seems the iPhone has become more addictive than the "CrackBerry."