BlackBerry Maker RIM Might Be Bought: Cisco and Microsoft Possiblities

How is this for a rumor? The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone series—Research In Motion (RIM)—might be the target for a takeover.  Shaw Wu, an analyst for Kaufman Bros., claims that while it is a possibility that is helping fuel RIM’s stock price (RIMM) rise of 12% over the past couple of days (along with ...

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Consumers May Skip Apple’s iPhone 4 for the Coming iPod Touch 4

Apple puts features from its most recent iPhone launches into later in the year updates to the iPod touch series for a reason, but this time some consumers might decide to skip over the wildly popular smartphone and wait instead for the beefy smart-music player.

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Cisco to Compete Against RIM’s Upcoming Tablet

The competition is heating up for Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) BlackBerry Tablet already, and the device has not yet shipped or even been seen. The reason? Cisco Systems Inc. is rolling out its own tablet aimed at corporate users. Called the “Cius,” Cisco is already insuring everyone that it is not meant to compete ...

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