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Wireless in the third quarter of 2013

How did the wireless industry perform in the third quarter of 2013? Check here throughout the third-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers,...

BlackBerry co-founders could make run at acquiring company

BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin could decide to buy the company, according to a regulatory filing. The struggling smartphone maker is working with a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings to take BlackBerry private in a $4.7 billion deal, but the firm can look for other suitors until Nov. 4.

Report: BlackBerry opens up to idea of breaking up company

BlackBerry's board is warming to the idea that the company could be broken up into pieces. The news comes amid growing concern that a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings to take BlackBerry private in a $4.7 billion deal can't line up the financing to do so, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Report: BlackBerry in talks with Google, Cisco, SAP

BlackBerry is holding talks with Google, Cisco and SAP about selling all or part of itself, according to a  Reuters  report.

BlackBerry courts Google as buyer

BlackBerry has drawn the interest of a handful of large tech firms to buy parts of the company’s business, despite the smartphone maker working through the process of selling the entire com

Analyst: BlackBerry could burn through $2B in cash over next 6 quarters

BlackBerry is working on a $4.7 billion deal to go private, but being shielded from the scrutiny of public shareholders will not change how much cash the company is likely to burn through as it executes its turnaround. According to one analyst's estimate, the company is likely to burn through most of its $2.6 billion in cash in the next 18 months.

BlackBerry buyer gets rival

BlackBerry may be struggling, but the curtain hasn’t closed on the company just yet.   Both the

Report: Cerberus Capital eyes BlackBerry

BlackBerry has drawn interest from distressed-investing firm Cerberus Capital Management, according to multiple reports, a development that could complicate its tentative deal with Fairfax Financial Holdings to go private.

BlackBerry lays bare its decline, challenges in filing

BlackBerry it still a public company, and though it declined to hold a conference call to discuss its weak quarterly results last week, the company exposed the depth of its problems and challenges in a regulatory filing. The filing lays bare that the company is struggling in emerging markets, especially against smartphones running Google's Android software, where it once found growth and success.

BlackBerry pushes back on Gartner report, talks up enterprise future

BlackBerry, in the midst of trying to go private, is hitting back against a recent report from research firm Gartner that warned the company does not have a long-term future.