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Five things to watch for in the NBA free-agency Thunderdome
Welcome to one of the great accidents in sports history -- a one-time mega-leap in the salary cap that will unleash an orgy of confused spending. This is Year 2 of a three-year earthquake during which the NBA's salary cap will nearly double from $63 million to around $110 million, with almost half
BlackBerry Staying as a Public Company, CEO Thorsten Heins Leaving
No, neither Facebook nor Lenovo nor its founders will be buying embattled BlackBerry. Instead the company announced Monday morning that it will remain public and will receive a $1 billion investment from Fairfax Financial Holdings, which had originally made a $4.7 billion bid to take the company
BlackBerry Reassures Customers in Open Letter: 'You Can Continue to Count on Us'
BlackBerry Will Publish a Letter on Tuesday in 30 Publications Across the World
As BlackBerry Employees Flee, Company Founders Considering a Return
As Apple and Others Look to Snatch Up Employees, BlackBerry Founders Look to Save Company
5 Ways BlackBerry Could Turn Around Its Business
Can a group of investors turn around BlackBerry? On Monday, BlackBerry announced a tentative agreement to be purchased and turned private by an investment group called Fairfax Financial. The proposed purchase price of $4.7 billion values the business at zero because it's roughly the value of
BlackBerry (BBRY) Gets $4.7B Purchase Offer
The embattled smartphone maker Blackberry announced today it has a $4.7 billion sale offer from Fairfax Financial to take the company private. Fairfax has signed a letter of intent to buy Blackberry for $9 a share. The buyout firm already owns 10 percent of the company, Blackberry said in a
BlackBerry (BBRY) to Cut 40 Percent of Its Workforce, Reports $1 Billion Loss
As thousands line up for Apple's brand new iPhone today, BlackBerry, once a leading mobile phone company, announced that it will lay off over 4,500 employees or 40 percent of its workforce. After reporting a surprise billion-dollar second-quarter loss, the company's stock fell more than 20 percent.
Amid Reports of Major Layoffs, BlackBerry Plans to Bring BBM to iPhone and Android
After years of keeping its once-very-popular messaging system confined to just its phones, this Saturday, Sept. 21 BlackBerry will finally release its BlackBerry Messenger or BBM for the iPhone and Android. The news comes on the heels of reports that the struggling phone maker will lay off up to 40
Tech Giants Cash in During Ramadan
As 1.6 billion Muslims kick off the holy month of Ramadan this week, they’re also spending more time on social media platforms than at any time else during the year. According to The Online Project, a Middle East research agency, residents in the region use social media...
BlackBerry's Comeback in Doubt as New Phone Sales Fizzle
Poor Sales Numbers and Large Operating Costs Losses Spell a Dim Outlook for the Phone Makers