Rumor Mill – BlackBerry + LinkedIn?



Yesterday, I was reading an article from a Seeking Alpha and I noticed a reader repeatedly commenting about BlackBerry and LinkedIn. I guess two of my synapses must have fired and I began thinking about John Chen’s plan for BlackBerry. The handset focus is on business/Enterprise users and LinkedIn touts itself as “The World’s Largest Professional Network“. In addition, Chen is also a firm believer in strategic acquisitions and partnerships. So I started thinking- would an acquisition of LinkedIn by BlackBerry make sense, or more of a strategic partnership?  Thinking BBM, networking, etc…

Credit to SA contributor Kurt Windibank, et al for the inspiration



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