"Lenovo, a late comer to the smartphone market, has gained traction in its home market and now ships more smartphones than BlackBerry. In the second quarter, Lenovo accounted for 4.7% of global smartphone sales, according to research firm Gartner, while BlackBerry's share fell to 2.7%.Lenovo Approaches BlackBerry - WSJ.com
Should Lenovo follow through and succeed with a binding offer for BlackBerry—still a big if—the proposed deal would be certain to face government scrutiny in both Canada and the U.S.
Bids for BlackBerry, which is based in Waterloo, Ontario, are expected to come in by Nov. 4, according to a person familiar with the matter."
Friday, October 18, 2013
Lenovo Approaches BlackBerry - WSJ.com
Interesting smartphone times