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To The Surprise Of No One, BlackBerry CEO John Chen Would Take $19B For BBM

TechCrunch - BlackBerry’s CEO made the stunning revelation that he’d accept a $19 billion (read: the price paid for WhatsApp by Facebook) offer for BBM, the messaging service that makes up one small part of the Waterloo-based company with a market cap of $5.17 billion he currently runs. Chen dropped the bomb at MWC in an interview with CNBC, admitting he’d “definitely sell” at that price and “recommend to the board to take it.”

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thorstein2791d ago

*checks wallet* Damn, I knew I shouldn't have grabbed that slice of pizza for lunch... I'm a few bucks short.