from its messaging network.
None of these are new rumors, and several of them are downright laughable. Microsoft investing in RIM would be like the Yankees investing in the Orioles. It simply makes no sense. RIM’s pain is Microsoft’s gain. Microsoft has good reason to keep Nokia alive, but RIM? No. And by the way, do you know what would happen to Facebook shares if they for some crazy-ass reason decided to make a bid for RIM? They would get crushed, that’s what would happen.
Here’s another possibility, which the story seemed to leave out: RIM could sink further into the mire.
Eric Savitz, Forbes