The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft and Nokia have flirted with the idea of making a joint bid for Research In Motion Ltd.

It’s not clear what the status of the talks is at this point but apparently the talks did happen.

RIM has struggled with service outages over the past year culminating with a major worldwide outage this October.

RIM shares have hit multi-year lows and the perception of the companies reliability has hit an all time low.

Stay tuned for more news on this…

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In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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  • ECM2

    Good idea. If this happens, I wish they will replace all blackberries with WP7 and all playbooks with WP7-derived tablets – of course the wp7 phones and tablets must be Citrix-enabled since we are talking ENTERPRISE.