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This article was published on October 5, 2013

Cisco, Google and SAP reportedly in talks to bid on BlackBerry

Cisco, Google and SAP reportedly in talks to bid on BlackBerry
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BlackBerry is discussing selling itself, or at least parts of it, to Cisco, Google and SAP, Reuters reports. Intel, LG and Samsung are also among the list of potential buyers that the company has asked for “preliminary expressions of interest.”

Fairfax Financial made a $4.7 billion offer for BlackBerry last month. BlackBerry, which recently cut 4,500 jobs, signed a letter of intent for the deal, while also reserving the right to receive other offers.

Cisco, Google, SAP discussing BlackBerry bids – sources [Reuters]

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