quote: MS bought RIM's enterprise email service. This would give MS an easy push to gain momentum in the smartphone world.
quote: Apple or Google would work well too. Just someone with a good product already in the smartphone arena... Not IBM.
quote: One thing I am pretty sure of, regardless of what happens, RIM will be sold off. They just cant execute anymore and hte smartphone industry is too full of companies that can, and are executing.
quote: Usually I agree with your retro', but IBM is in fact very much in the "smartphone arena". It provides a great deal of services and hardware to carriers like Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile.