More on Research In Motion's FQ4: 500K PlayBook tablets shipped - improvement from FQ3's 150K,...

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More on Research In Motion's FQ4: 500K PlayBook tablets shipped - improvement from FQ3's 150K, but still a small figure. Total BlackBerry subs rose over 2M Q/Q to 77M+, below expectations for a 4M gain. In spite of 25% revenue drop, R&D/SG&A expenses only fell 5% Y/Y, adding to margin pressure. RIM is reviewing "strategic opportunities" such as partnerships and licensing deals. RIMM to resume trading at 5:10 ET. (PR)