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Is Blackberry’s BBM Worth $19 Billion?

By Dave Forde / February 25, 2014

‎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 […]


Down By Still Shopping, Blackberry Acquired Social Media Company Back In May

By Dave Forde / November 25, 2013

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 […]