Back to more enterprise stuff, Research in Motion is having its WES powwow in Florida. The company plans a new Pearl and Bold and has software to turn BlackBerries into PBX phone. Jason Hiner is on scene. The recap:
VMware and Salesforce.com are on tap to announce a partnership. Analysts are betting the deal revolves around Zimbra. We'll find out soon enough as there's an event in San Francisco.
Verizon Wireless won't sell Google's Nexus Onein a blow to the search provider. When you think about it, this move makes a lot of sense for Verizon Wireless. First, Verizon Wireless is already launching the HTC Incredible and the Nexus One is redundant. And then just follow the money. Verizon gets no two-year contract out of the Nexus One and complicated support calls, which cost real money. The way Google sells the Nexus One there are three throats to choke: The carrier, Google and HTC.