RIMM’s New Blackberry Leaks, Intel Set for Ivy Bridge, HPQ Bets on Digital, Yahoo! Deal Shaky
Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM): Documents that appear to be the work of an advertising partner to Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) reveal photos of the phonemaker’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS and show it will introduce “widgets” like those seen on Android (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Windows Phone (NASDAQ:MSFT) devices, according to CrackBerry.com.
Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC): The prices of already released ultrabooks is likely to drop between 20% and 30% starting in early March and continuing through April, as vendors look to offload inventory before Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) release of its next-generation Ivy Bridge, according to Digitimes.
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ): As growth slows at Hewlett-Packard’s (NYSE:HPQ) printing division, which contributes over half of the company’s $7.1B in annual profits, the company is betting on 72-foot-long digital printing presses, called Web presses, costing $1M-$2M each, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO): Yahoo!’s negotiations with Alibaba and Softbank to sell back most of its stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan collapsed on Monday, the New York Times reports, citing a person briefed on the matter. Note website All Things D broke the story of the talks breaking down earlier.
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