“BlackBerry shares jumped the most in more than a month after Lenovo Group Ltd.’s chief executive officer was quoted in a French financial newspaper as saying his company may eventually consider buying the smartphone maker,” Hugo Miller reports for Bloomberg.
“Lenovo’s Yang Yuanqing told the Les Echos paper that a deal with Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry ‘could possibly make sense, but first I need to analyze the market and understand what exactly the importance of this company is,'” Miller reports. “The remarks echoed comments made in January by Lenovo Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming, who said the company was ‘looking at all opportunities,’ including BlackBerry”
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MacDailyNews Take: Like HP buying Palm. The walking dead is nonetheless still dead.
Beijing-based Lenovo considering buying BlackBerry-maker RIM, says CFO – January 24, 2013