Is an Unlikely Buyout Really Possible for These 2 Tech Giants?

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Lately the markets have been abuzz with rumors that IBM will acquire the downtrodden Research In Motion, but Fool.com editor Andrew Tonner says it's not likely and doesn't see much hope for the company. Investors are continuously seeing delays for its BlackBerry 10 operating system, all while the competition stregthens its position in the booming tablet space.

Having eclipsed Research In Motion long ago, Apple is the most influential company in technology and has delivered market-smashing returns for those lucky enough to have invested in the company. However, with the impending release of the iPhone 5 and Apple TV on the horizon, the stakes have never been higher for the company. If you're looking for a recommendation on how to play Apple along with continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, we've created a brand new report that details when to buy and sell Apple. To get started, just click here now.

Andrew Tonner owns shares of Apple. You can follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter at @Andrew Tonner. Austin Smith owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, and IBM. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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