|The Battle for the control of Blackberry|
Reuters reports that Google, SAP, Cisco & Samsung Among Potential Tech Buyers For Some Or All Of BlackBerry, Says Reuters | TechCrunch: "Google, SAP and Cisco are among a number of technology companies interested in buying up portions — or all
of BlackBerry’s business
BlackBerry has also apparently asked for preliminary expressions from Intel, LG and Samsung, by early next week. Portions of the business of most interest to potential technology buyers are BlackBerry’s secure server network and patent portfolio, according to the sources."
Other tech companies, including Microsoft, Huawei and Lenovo, are notably absent from the list of prospective buyers.One o the notable suprises was " Microsoft " who did not even bid . The reason is that " Post the Nokia byout " Microsoft is now tied up with its own $7.2 billion bid for Nokia’s Devices & Services business