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Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO out

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive. Fairfax Financial, BlackBerry’s largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said Monday it won’t buy the struggling smartphone […]

11/04/2013

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BlackBerry founders looking at buying company

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are weighing taking over the struggling smartphone company as it searches for a buyer. Lazaridis said Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange […]

10/10/2013

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Fairfax to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has agreed to sell itself for $4.7 billion to a group led by largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. BlackBerry said Monday that a letter of intent has been signed and […]

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry weighs putting itself up for sale

TORONTO (AP) — Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry will consider selling itself. The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore “strategic alternatives” in hopes of boosting the adoption of its […]

08/12/2013

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