Reports Suggest That A Possible Deal Between Facebook And Blackberry
BlackBerry had approached Facebook last week to possibly strike a deal. Many people are wondering will Facebook buy BlackBerry considering its position in the mobile sector has not been profitable as of late. Facebook teamed up with HTC to produce a Facebook phone that received little fan fair to say the least. Facebook has been looking for a way to enter into the competitive mobile market and this could be a way in.
BlackBerry is still in hopes that Fairfax financial will buy out the company at $4.7 billion dollars. The report from the Wall Street Journal states that BlackBerry executives flew out to California to hold talks with Facebook about a buyout offer which Facebook has not commented on. Cisco, Google and SAP are on the list of companies possibly interested in buying out the struggling smartphone giant.