BBC NEWS | Business | Takeover talk boosts TiVo shares: "
TiVo is facing competition from cable operators
Shares in TiVo, the digital video recorder pioneer, have risen sharply on speculation that it could be bought by Apple Computer.
TiVo shares shot up 17% on Wednesday after financial analysts said the US firm could be a takeover target.
Apple, Time Warner, Comcast, Sony and Liberty Media have all been suggested as potential buyers. "
I think it's pretty obvious TiVo needs to be acquired; perhaps this "rumor" is part of somebody's meticulous choreography...