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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.

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.

BlackBerry Shares Crash on Word of Buyout Bid Failure

Share price approaching danger zone.

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.

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.

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.

Cerberus Chewing Over BlackBerry Bid

Rumors of the private equity outfit’s interest were enough to give BlackBerry’s stock a bounce.

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?

BlackBerry to Gartner: Not Dead Yet!

Will BlackBerry Be Sold for Parts?