The report, citing three unnamed sources familiar with the matter, said Palm is working with Goldman Sachs and another investment bank, Qatalyst Partners, to find a buyer. According the report, both HTC and Lenovo have expressed interest in the company, and might make a bid.
Read more: http://www.fiercewireless.com/story/report-palm-searching-smartphone-suitor/2010-04-12?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal#ixzz0kuFb4S5J
This has been talked about a lot already, nothing new, but interesting that HTC and Lenovo are mentioned this time. True, it makes sense.
Acquisition of Palm will not only bring about the bunch of engineers and patents, but also the genuine "local developers" along with it, albeit it has shrunk quite a bit lately.
If anyone understands that power and economics of the developer community, particularly HTC would be the one. It is totally natural expansion for them.
So.. would they buy Access as "buy one, get one free" deal??