Can Windows Phone 8 save RIM?

After Research in Motion’s disastrous earnings report yesterday — with a loss of 37 cents a share, an additional BlackBerry 10 delay to 2013, and the reveal that it would cut 5,000 jobs — it’s no surprise that shareholders are desperate for a fix.

Avoiding the Microsoft Borg, Skype nears 250M users

Microsoft still doesn’t have much to show for its $8.5 billion Skype acquisition — except for a lackluster Windows Phone app — but Tony Bates, the former Skype CEO and now president of Microsoft’s Skype division, has at least managed to keep his ship independent of the software giant.

Nokia Lumia 900 Batman phone

Nokia to sell Batman-branded Lumia 900 smartphones

In terms of blockbuster movies, this summer is more or less devoted to Super-Heroes. It kicked off with The Avengers, and will be followed by the next Amazing Spider-Man film and the long-awaited sequel from Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight Rises.