Champagne corks stopped popping in Rubinstein's office long ago, but speculation suggesting Palm might be working on a WiMax phone with Sprint could see the CEO buying in a few crates of Veuve.

Palm embarked on a massive bender with Sprint last year, launching its first webOS products with them, so it's not the craziest rumor we've heard. It'd certainly be a big launch for Palm to get behind, though HTC was thought to be working with Sprint on something similar. [Computerworld via BGR]