Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Around The Net

  • Amazon, Microsoft Flirt With RIM BuyReuters

    Summoning visions of a reshaped tech universe, several reports suggest that Research In Motion had near buyout offers from Amazon, Microsoft, and Nokia. Citing sources, Reuters reports that Amazon hired an investment bank this past summer to review a potential merger with RIM, but never made a formal offer. “It is not clear whether informal discussions between Amazon and RIM ever led to specific price talk, or who else had approached RIM about a takeover,” according to Reuters. That, however, doesn’t stop the news service from coming to the conclusion that RIM “prefers to fix its problems on its own,” ... ...Read the whole story

To Share Or Auto-Share?

Facebook users are familiar with those little announcements at the top on the right of your Newsfeed. While this is -- at first glance -- seemingly a kind of sharing most of us enjoy on Facebook ...More