This company will either sell patents off or do an outright sale of the company in order to survive. Patents expire and patent technology becomes obsolete. They produce no products of their own and are at the mercy of their own demise.
Some of RMBS's most important, revenue producing patents run through 2020. Rambus has over 1,000 patents now. The newer ones will come on line for products to be produced in the next 5 years, and won't expire until 2030.
The industry is not buying it since their hostile business model and wrongful behavior in their patent process! The prior art and idea can be found everywhere and they still ambush the standard setting forum in the JEDEC!
We should not worry though as the manufacturers in the industry know how to deal with it now!