The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, Jeremy and Eric look at all the troubles befalling Research In Motion, from a shareholder revolt led by a small investment firm to network outages. While Eric and Jeremy still see great potential in RIM's core assets, specifically its services business, the business is degrading at a more rapid pace than investors might realize, and a leadership shake-up is desperately needed.

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