BlackBerry board didn’t want to break-up the company despite interest from Apple, Google and Microsoft

BlackBerry board didn't want to break-up the company despite interest from Apple, Google and Microsoft

Remember that we’ve told you that one solution to solve the “BlackBerry saga” was to split the company in few parts and sell those pieces to interested investors. Apparently, the major computer companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft would all want some part of the former smartphone giant — namely intellectual property — but the BlackBerry board didn’t approve this move.

According to a Reuters report, the board felt that breaking-up BlackBerry would not “serve the interest of all stakeholders.” Instead, they approved raising an additional $1 billion from investors and making changes at the executive level. And voila, we have a new CEO and the still uncertain future. This is not to say we would like to see BlackBerry disappearing from the market; quite the contrary, we think there’s room for another contender in the mobile market but we’re still wondering whether BlackBerry can get back to the game. If they could only outline their “comeback strategy” or something…

[Via: TheVerge]

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