It Turns Out RIM And Microsoft Are Much More Invested In R&D Than Apple

A bigger percentage of Microsoft’s workforce 51% is in R&D than Apple’s, 39%, according to LinkedIn data.

53% of RIM’s workforce is in R&D.

This seems counter-intuitive.

Maybe RIM and Microsoft employ a lot of R&D people because it is desperate to figure out what’s next, while Apple is pretty confident it already knows.

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