Thursday, January 15, 2015

Here's Why Samsung Would Want to Buy BlackBerry - Businessweek

Perhaps not yet the final BlackBerry chapter; check the story link below for some reasons why Google and Microsoft may try to preempt a Samsung deal

"Reports that Samsung Electronics has approached BlackBerry briefly sent the battered smartphone maker's stock soaring. Any deal is far from done and BlackBerry denied it, but the possibility does raise the question: Why would Samsung want to acquire BlackBerry? Yes, the Korean conglomerate would get a robust suite of patents, BlackBerry's powerful (though unloved) new mobile platform, and a history of highly lauded hardware design. Still, there is really only one reason the Canadian phonemaker is attractive to Samsung right now: security. And security is the gateway to the highly valuable enterprise market."
Here's Why Samsung Would Want to Buy BlackBerry - Businessweek
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