RIM bets the house on QNX

photoTORONTO (Reuters) – Research In Motion, facing analyst stock price target downgrades after its steep profit warning on Friday, is willing to absorb huge losses on its unloved PlayBook because the success or failure of the tablet are key to RIM’s hopes of revitalizing its BlackBerry. PlayBook is RIM’s poor-selling entry into the tablet market created by Apple’s iPad, and is crucial to RIM’s efforts to move to a new operating system that will power BlackBerry smartphones from early next year. …