Cisco, Google, SAP discussing BlackBerry bids: Sources

BlackBerry Ltd, on the block as its smartphone business struggles, is in talks with Cisco Systems, Google Inc and SAP about selling them all or parts of itself, several sources close to the matter said.

Fairfax consortium bids $4.7 billion to take BlackBerry private

As an investor, Fairfax Chief Executive Prem Watsa is often described as the Canadian Warren Buffett because he also takes the long view.

Reactions: Fairfax-led consortium offers $4.7 billion for Blackberry

This is probably the best possible outcome of several unattractive options for BlackBerry.

Timeline: End of an era as BlackBerry looks to go private

Here are important milestones in the history of the company formerly known as Research In Motion.