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Then CEO Mike Lazaridis and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at BlackBerry World 2011 in Orlando. The players at RIM's side of the table are different, but rumours of a Microsoft-Research in Motion alliance are back on the front burner today.
Will Patents Finally Bring Microsoft and RIM Together?

It didn't take long. On day one of last year's BlackBerry World, at about 9:30am EST, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...