Dell To Acquire Zing


Guess Dell isn’t done making portable multimedia devices after all, and has announced plans to acquire Zing:

In a move that reflects the renewed interest and energy being directed at its Consumer business, Dell plans to use ZING and its capabilities to continue improving the entertainment experiences it provides its customers.

What makes this doubly interesting (and perplexing) is that Zing helped design/create the Sirius Stiletto (and Stiletto 2?), Sansa Connect, and upcoming Pandora device. I doubt they’ll continue this contract work under Dell…