During a CNBC interview at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Blackberry’s CEO John Chen admitted that if offered he would sell the company Blackberry Messenger product for the magic price of $19 billion – same number that Facebook paid to acquire Whatsapp last week. He added, “If somebody comes to me with $19 billion, I would definitely […]
They may be down, but that isn’t stopping Waterloo-based BlackBerry quietly announced last week that it has acquired Scroon, a French startup that manages Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts for large clients back in May. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but the acquisition does make sense as Blackberry continues to push out […]
Despite putting itself up for sale, Blackbery is determine to push forward with some of the plans they had outlined months ago. Today, they have officially given the world notice that their BBM (social network for Blackberry users) will be available for Android and iPhone users on September 21.