Blackberry Sale

'It Was Snowballing Pretty Out Of Control'

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry tried to sell itself to Chinese computer giant Lenovo last year. But CBC News has learned the company got a firm no when it approached t...

'A Fish-Or-Cut-Bait Day'

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A major deadline in the battle for BlackBerry's future is set for Monday, and will likely reveal how many outsiders want — or can afford t...

Facebook To The Rescue?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry executives flew to California last week to talk to Facebook about a potential bid for the struggling smartphone maker, the Wall Street Jour...

Ex-Apple CEO Mulls BlackBerry Bid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Business

A former Apple CEO who famously clashed with Steve Jobs is reportedly considering a bid for BlackBerry. John Sculley, who spent six years as CEO of...

BBM For iPhone, Android Is Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry users rejoice! The Waterloo, Ont. company released versions of its BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS and Android, the two dominant mobile pl...

REPORT: BlackBerry Bidder Seeks Funding

CP | Hugh McKenna and David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) has decided to cancel a conference call and webcast that had been scheduled for Friday after the release of its second-q...

This Deal's Far From Certain

CP | David Friend | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- One of BlackBerry's largest shareholders has made a multibillion-dollar offer for the troubled smartphone maker hinged on several condition...

Look How Much This Guy Will Make If He Gets Fired

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins stands to become a much richer man if he loses his job as a result of the sale of his company — thanks to a new compen...

LOOK: What $4.7 Billion Can Buy You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

For many, the $4.7 billion bid for BlackBerry is an unimaginable sum. But compared to the cost of some other things (and plenty of other tech comp...

Sold Off By November?

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry shares crept up for the third consecutive day as investors responded to reports that the smartphone maker wants to launch an auct...

Who Could Buy BlackBerry?

The Huffington Post Canada | Jacqueline Delange | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Business

Beleaguered BlackBerry is exploring the possibility of putting itself up for sale, but who could snap it up? And who would want to? After the Canad...

It's Here

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The latest smartphone from BlackBerry hit store shelves Tuesday, a day after the Canadian tech company announced that it was exploring sever...