Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 31 August 2007 07:35

RIM might be bought by Microsoft

Written by David Stellmack

Image

Speculation circulating like a late summer hurricane


Rumors have
been growing in the market that Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM), manufacturer of the Blackberry, is ripe for a takeover by Microsoft Corporation.

The general rationale provided for the speculation is that Microsoft could be interested in acquiring RIM to counter Google, Inc.’s recent announcement that Google is considering manufacturing its own mobile phone operating system and Google’s apparent intent to bid on the available analog 700MHz bandwidth that will be auctioned by the FCC in September.

The Microsoft takeover rumor is the latest suitor to be interested in RIM; Motorola, Inc. was previously named as being interested in acquiring RIM.

Both Microsoft and RIM declined to comment on the possibility.

Read more here.

Last modified on Friday, 31 August 2007 10:07

David Stellmack

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments