Amazon Smartphone: Dialing Up Pressure on RIM BlackBerry?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) apparently is preparing a smartphone. Microsoft is readying Windows Phone 8. Apple iPhone 5 seems set for late 2012. Samsung Galaxy handsets continue to hum along. And RIM hopes to survive and ship BlackBerry 10 in early 2013. Instead of focusing on fierce smartphone competition, channel partners must shift their attention to complete mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) options. Here’s why. First, the blow-by-blow: The Wall Street Journal suggests Amazon’s smartphone will arrive in late 2012 or early 2013. Expect aggressive (IT news)