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Lenovo Mulling Bid for BlackBerry

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Oct 17, 2013, 2:04 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Lenovo is weighing whether or not it should purchase BlackBerry. The company has signed a non-disclosure agreement with BlackBerry in order to gain access to its financial details, according to the Wall Street Journal. BlackBerry already has an offer on the table from Fairfax Financial Holdings, a private equity firm. Cerebus, another private equity firm, has also signed an NDA with BlackBerry to go over its books. Cerebus, Lenovo, and others have until November 4 to counter Fairfax's offer. Lenovo, based in China, makes laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

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Oct 17, 2013, 5:29 PM

Nice fit.

I like Lenovo. I feel they can expand and improve on Blackberry 10 operating system. I like it its just the lack of functional apps that bore me with Blackberry. I really like their Playbook as well once I figured out how to side load Android apps.
Is there is a downside to Blackberry it is the hardware, and Lenovo makes EXCELLENT hardware. A Lenovo manufactured Blackberry sounds pretty damned appealing to me. Now granted, that is the same thing I thought about HP buying Palm....but hopefully t...
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