Samsung: RIM Purchase Isn't Something We've Considered

08/09/2012 03:06 am ET | Updated Oct 08, 2012

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co said on Thursday it has not considered acquiring Research In Motion or licensing the embattled BlackBerry phone maker's new mobile operating system.

Shares of RIM rose more than 5 percent early on Wednesday after an influential analyst said it may license the BlackBerry 10 system to Samsung.

(Reporting by Miyoung Kim; Editing by Matt Driskill)

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