What A Difference A Decade Makes

With the latest hope-mongering rumor du jour that the beleaguered handheld device maker Blackberry will be LBO'd (or seek 'strategic partnerships'), we couldn't help but recall the proceedings of the previous decades' best known handheld device maker - Palm. As Needham's Charlie Wolf warns, "I saw what happened with Palm 3 years ago [HP's take-under] - the stories are very similar," as it appears the patents are what counts for BBRY.