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This article was published on October 24, 2013


Another suitor for BlackBerry? Ex-Apple boss John Sculley is reportedly considering a bid

Another suitor for BlackBerry? Ex-Apple boss John Sculley is reportedly considering a bid Image by: Justin Sullivan
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Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in touch via Twitter or Google+.

Blackberry CEO Addresses Company's DevCon GatheringDespite BlackBerry struggling to figure out its future, it seems like plenty of suitors are eager to get a piece of it.

BlackBerry signed a letter of intent with Fairfax Financial, which made a $4.7 billion offer last month. However, it also reserved the right to receive other offers — which may include LenovoGoogle, Samsung and Cisco, as well as Intel, LG and Samsung.

The latest to join in the feeding frenzy for BlackBerry is former Apple CEO John Sculley, The Globe and Mail reports, citing sources.

Sculley declined to comment when questioned by the newspaper, but noted: “The only thing I would say is, I think there’s a lot of future value in Blackberry… but without experienced people who have run this type of business, and without a strategic plan, it would be really challenging.”

Former Apple CEO John Sculley Mulls BlackBerry Bid [The Globe and Mail]

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