Sunday, April 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Call of Duty Game Returns to WWII
Twitch to Sell Video Games
Apple May Invest in Boeing Satellite Broadband Project
Chrome's Rumored Ad-blocker May Not Be Exactly an Ad-blocker
GM To Launch Electric Cars in China by 2020
New HP Zbook Laptops Take On Apple's Mac Pro
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Are Launching With Google Play
Elon Musk Wants To Meld Brains and Computers
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Apple, ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, November 09, 2013
Apple, Microsoft And Lenovo Were Interested In Blackberry


Microsoft, Apple and Lenovo, among others, had expressed interest in acquiring parts of Blackberry, according to people familiar with Blackberry's board discussions.

However, Reuters reports that BlackBerry's board did not believe a break-up of the Canadian smartphone maker was in its best interests.

It seems that the main interest in Blackberry was related to the company's intellectual property and patents.

BlackBerry had also held discussions with Cisco, Google and Chinese computer maker Lenovo, among others, about selling all, or parts of itself.

BlackBerry on Monday announced it by abandoned plans to sell itself, naming a new interim chief executive, and announcing an $1 billion convertible notes issue to a group of investors including its largest shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings, Canso Investment Counsel, Mackenzie Financial, Markel Corp, Qatar Holding and Brookfield Asset Management.

Towards the end of BlackBerry's review of strategic alternatives, a consortium comprised of BlackBerry founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, Cerberus Capital Management LP and mobile chip giant Qualcomm had also expressed interest in the company.




Previous
Next
Curved iPhone With More Sensors?        All News        Happy Birthday Firefox
Curved iPhone With More Sensors?     Mobiles News      The $199 Nokia Lumia 1520 Arrives On AT&T Nov. 22

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Qualcomm To Pay BlackBerry $814.9 Million, Arbitration Panel Decides
BlackBerry Posts Profit At Software Efforts Pay Off
TCL Announces New BlackBerry Key On Smartphone At MWC
BlackBerry Sues Nokia Over Patents
BlackBerry Signs Third Smartphone Licensing Deal to Reach More Smartphone Users
BlackBerry To Launch New 'Mercury' Phone At MWC
Blackberry Posted Loss
BlackBerry To Spend $75 million on Autonomous Car Research
TCL to Make BlackBerry-branded Devices
BlackBerry Unveils BlackBerry Secure For IoT Mobile Security
BlackBerry Inks Agreement with Ford to Accelerate Cars of the Future
BlackBerry Announces DTEK60, Latest Android Device With BlackBerry's Security Software

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .