Samsung to buy BlackBerry: Fact or fiction?
Jan 15, 2015
A report about Samsung offering to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion for its patents sent the industry in a tizzy. But representatives from both the companies denied the report subsequently.Coming to think of it, it might not be that bad an idea after all. "BlackBerry is in such transition today, so any investment has been a bet on the future, so at this point Samsung is cutting in before that full future becomes a reality," said Morningstar analyst Brian Colello.Samsungs strength as the No. 1 global smartphone marker has been built on making devices for the consumer market...