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BlackBerry Shares Sink on Lazaridis Letdown

Evidently some folks really did believe BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis was going to swoop in like a deus ex machina and return the dilapidated smartphone pioneer to its former glory. Shares in the sadly diminished company closed down nearly nine percent at $7.05 on the revelation that Lazaridis has abandoned his, let’s face it, largely fantastical bid for the company, and reduced his combined stake with co-founder Doug Fregin to below five percent from eight percent.

BlackBerry Reports Massive $4.4 Billion Quarterly Loss, Inks a Deal With Foxconn

Still looking for a turnaround.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: Snapchat’s Many Suitors, and Finding the Fastest 4G LTE Signal

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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BlackBerry Shares Crash on Word of Buyout Bid Failure

Share price approaching danger zone.
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BlackBerry Scraps Bid to Find Buyer, Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Gets $1 Billion Investment

Former Sybase chief John Chen will serve as interim CEO as the company seeks to get the new cash within two weeks.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Cerberus Browsing BlackBerry’s Books for Buyout Bid

Sources say Cerberus Capital Management has signed a confidentiality agreement that gives it access to BlackBerry’s books.
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Cerberus Chewing Over BlackBerry Bid

Rumors of the private equity outfit’s interest were enough to give BlackBerry’s stock a bounce.
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How Low Will Prem Watsa’s BlackBerry Offer Go?

Prem Watsa’s consortium offered $9 per share for BlackBerry. But will it actually pay that?
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BlackBerry to Gartner: Not Dead Yet!

Will BlackBerry Be Sold for Parts?