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Today, the once-mighty smartphone maker announced it has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings in a deal worth approximately $4.7 billion. Fairfax... currently owns about 10% of BlackBerry shares that it says it will contribute as part of its proosed deal. 

BlackBerry will review the deal over the next six weeks while a special commitee...

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Today, the once-mighty smartphone maker announced it has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings in a deal worth approximately $4.7 billion. Fairfax... currently owns about 10% of BlackBerry already, would contribute those shares as part of its proosed deal. 

BlackBerry will review the deal over the next six weeks while a special commitee...

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Speaking on an investor call after Microsoft’s latest quarterly earnings report yesterday, Klein revealed that the Redmond firm is working closely with OEMs on a “new suite of small, touch... devices powered by Windows”.

The Microsoft exec, who is stepping down from his post in June, said that the models would come to market at “competitive price points” with Microso...

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Even though HP reported higher-than-expected earnings today on revenue of $32.1 billion, the company's revelations around the fiscal losses related to the shuttering of its webOS business stood... out in a big way.

Above and beyond the $1.2 billion HP spent on Palm in April 2010, the cost of shuttering the company's nascent webOS and tablet business cost an extra $3.3 billion, accor...