Reports that the company has made an informal approach to the ailing Canadian firm.
Samsung have just denied that they are interested in RIM, but now more acquisition rumours come barrelling in.
This time, it's IBM that are sniffing around the struggling company, at least, according to Bloomberg.
The outlet is reporting that IBM has “made an informal approach” to acquire RIM’s enterprise services unit - the core of BlackBerry’s business. This is the division that runs secure servers for the company and has been involved in the recent back-and-forth with the Indian government over access to corporate emails.
It's not surprising that IBM would be interested in RIM, but the company still have hope in the form of BlackBerry 10, so it's unlikely anything will happen until after launch (if at all). Nonetheless, this won't be the last time we’ll hear reports of big names circling the company, waiting for further signs of weakness.