Here's a friendly warning to all technology companies eyeing Research In Motion: Back away slowly.
Apparently, RIM drew its fair share of suitors over the last few months, with companies including Amazon, Microsoft, and Nokia weighing potential offers for the BlackBerry maker. The talks, however, never got serious enough to warrant a formal proposal.
It's clear why any company would consider buying RIM. For one, it's extremely cheap, having lost more than three-quarters of its market value over the past year. Despite its declining brand, the company still boasts an impressive array of business customers. For all … Read more