As part of its restructuring efforts, Research In Motion (RIMM) is planning across-the-board...

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As part of its restructuring efforts, Research In Motion (RIMM) is planning across-the-board layoffs that will cover at least 2,000 employees, sources tell The Globe and Mail. It's added RIM, which has about 16,500 employees (down from a peak of ~20K), plans to announce the news around June 1, and has been quietly conducting layoffs in advance. A source tells Reuters the job cuts could eventually total 6,000. (also)