Rumor Roundup: Apple Spies Were at CES? RIM to Sell Itself?

By , dealnews Media Editor

Who cares if CES just told us about everything that's going to be coming out soon? The Internet will still crank out fresh rumors:

  • Apple Sent 250 "Spys" to CES?
    They were the ones giggling while ordering an "Apple-tini. Shaken, NOT stirred." [AppleInsider]

  • RIM to Sell Itself to the Highest Bidder?
    Once they built a network, made it run, made it certainly fine.
    Once they built a network; now it's done. Brother, can you spare a dime? [Business Insider]

  • Microsoft to Make Deep Cuts in its Marketing Department?
    Well, when you have a product that sells itself, you don't need marketing. But for any company that's not Rovio, makers of Angry Birds, sacrifices have to be made and you can just hope your market-share doesn't tank. [Redmond Channel Partner]

  • Apple to Open "Mini Stores" Inside Select Targets?
    Man! What I wouldn't give for it to be 1999, so I could kill you guys with a Mini-Me joke! Frickin' laser beams? [DigitalTrends]

  • Sony Giving Up on Console Gaming?
    High-Def Digest says that Sony wants to move gaming to "the cloud," so they won't need hardware ... making it more accessible by making it less accessible. Yep! That sounds like a Sony business plan to me!

  • The iPhone 5 Will Use Gorilla Glass 2?
    So when The Planet of the Apes rises, you can hold up your iPhone and be OK. []

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