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BlackBerry to be acquired by Canadian insurer

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    For those that still use the BlackBerry *cough*WG*cough* :)

    BlackBerry agreed in principal Monday to be acquired by Fairfax Financial, a Canadian insurance company, for $9 a share in a deal worth $4.7 billion in US dollars.

    Trading in BlackBerry (Toronto Stock Exchange: BB-CA) was halted before the announcement. When it resumed at 2 p.m. EDT, the stock jumped as much as 5 percent before retreating slightly. Prior to the announcement shares in the troubled smartphone maker company were down more than 5 percent.

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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    I saw... lol :cool:

    Hey, I like my phone.. *shrug* As long as it still works and has the few apps I care about, then I'm happy.

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