TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,917 Reviews & Articles | 38,127 News Posts

BlackBerry failsafe: selling itself to Intel, Google, Samsung or LG

BlackBerry's sale to Fairfax Financial might not work, so the Canadian phone maker has some backup plans (NASDAQ:BBRY, KRX:066575, KRX:005930, NASDAQ:INTC, NASDAQ:GOOG)

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Oct 7, 2013 3:36 am

As it stands, Fairfax Financial have a deal with BlackBerry, but this could all go south at any minute, just like BlackBerry did. Just in case, we have Reuters reporting that BlackBerry is having early, just-in-case sales discussions with some industry giants.

 

TweakTown image news/3/3/33304_02_blackberry_failsafe_selling_itself_to_intel_google_samsung_or_lg.jpg

 

These giants include Samsung, Google, Intel, LG and more. We don't know if these companies are actually serious, and would acquire BlackBerry if the deal with Fairfax Financial went sideways, but they could be interested in BlackBerry's servers, as the company isn't ready to hand over its smartphone business, yet.

 

The companies could also wait for BlackBerry to really limp, and be forced onto life support - which wouldn't be too far away - and then snatch and grab them cheap.

NEWS SOURCE
Engadget.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Business, Financial & Legal news at our Business, Financial & Legal news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases