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BlackBerry CEO: I’d ‘Definitely Sell’ BBM for $19 Billion



BlackBerry’s CEO has a message for Facebook or any other company looking to spend $19 billion on a mobile messaging app: He would take that deal for its BBM messaging service.

“I work for the shareholder,” John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, said in an interview with CNBC from Mobile World Congress on Tuesday. “If somebody comes to me with $19 billion, I would definitely sell it. I would recommend to the board to take it.”

Chen reiterated his willingness to sell off BBM for the right price in a separate interview Tuesday with Bloomberg, but added, “it is a bit too early to think about getting our $19 billion.” Read more…

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