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BlackBerry CEO out as Fairfax deal hits the rocks

The $4.7 billion deal to take BlackBerry private is dead, and Thorsten Heins is headed for the exit. Now BlackBerry plans to raise $1 billion selling convertible notes to investors.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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BlackBerry to sell off 3M square feet of space in Canada

The sale represents the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. BlackBerry's not saying how much cash it'll take in from the transaction.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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BlackBerry to go private at $9 per share? Not so fast

The buyout offer floated might be replaced with a deal that could come in around $7 per share, according to some analysts.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Meet Prem Watsa, the man who wants to save BlackBerry

He's been called the Warren Buffett of Canada -- and rightfully so. But will Watsa's golden stuff extend to the battered brand that is now BlackBerry?

By Sep. 23, 2013

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BlackBerry to go private in $4.7 billion deal

BlackBerry shareholders would receive $9 a share in the deal offered by a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Apple reportedly acquires photo app developer SnappyLabs

One-man company's popular SnappyCam app, which was capable of capturing full-resolution images at 20 to 30 frames per second, has vanished from the iTunes App Store.

By Jan. 4, 2014

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BlackBerry bid will be financed, Fairfax's Watsa says

After the struggling smartphone maker threw in the towel and announced its plans to go private, the man behind the buyout proposal, Prem Watsa, says he's confident the deal will succeed.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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BlackBerry buyout deal is dead, CEO replaced

A deal to buy BlackBerry has apparently fallen through, leading the ailing company to fire its boss and recruit a new man at the top.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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BlackBerry future in doubt as buyer struggles to raise cash

The future of BlackBerry could be decided today as the troubled company hurtles towards today's deadline to find a buyer.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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Cerberus, Qualcomm may join bid with BlackBerry co-founders

As the deadline approaches for Fairfax Financial to firm up its offer for BlackBerry, the two companies are jumping into the ring with co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By Nov. 1, 2013