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News: Document Shows Samsung's Interest in Buying Blackberry

In the space of a week, the story that Samsung could buy Blackberry in a $7.5 billion deal has turned into a mini saga. Reuters first reported the news last week, claiming to have seen documental evidence, but Blackberry denied the story, while Samsung said they would work with Blackberry but not buy the company. Reuters stuck to its guns though on the back of that documental evidence and it seems that document has now surfaced.

News: Samsung Says it is not Buying Blackberry

A report last week from Reuters suggested Blackberry and Samsung were in talks for the latter to buy the former for $7.5 billion. The outlet said that the Korean giant is interested in Blackberry's significant portfolio of patents, not so much its hardware. Blackberry quickly responded by denying the reports, and now Samsung (although taking a little longer) has done the same.

News: Samsung to Buy Blackberry?

According to Reuters, Korean company Samsung is in talks with Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry over a $7.5 billion deal to buy the company. Reuters is reporting that Samsung (the world?s largest smartphone manufacturer) is interested in Blackberry's rich portfolio of patents and is will to pay $13.35 to $15.49 per share, which is at least 38% over the value of the company.

Editorial: Report: Blackberry's woes, shares up, services and hardware failing

The trying times over at Blackberry mean that even the smallest good news is worthy of interest, but it always comes with a proverbial pinch of salt.

Newsbrief: BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac updated with PlayBook media support

RIM has finally released a version of BlackBerry Desktop Software for the Mac that enables media support on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The new update is a sigh of relief for those who were having trouble dragging and dropping files to the PlayBook over USB. Media such as photos, music, and videos can now synched with iTunes and iPhoto. BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac version 2.1 is free and can be downloaded now.

Newsbrief: BlackBerry App World carrier billing support expanded

RIM has announced that carrier billing in the BlackBerry App World is now available for T-Mobile, A1 Telekom, and Vodafone UK customers. This gives users another option when it comes time to purchase an app, as they can now have the cost of the app added to their next month's cell phone bill. Developers appreciate carrier billing as well, as more payment options make it easier to sell their apps in the App World.

Newsbrief: RIM releases Twitter for BlackBerry 2.0

RIM has announced it is releasing Twitter for BlackBerry 2.0 from beta. The new version of Twitter offers users new search capabilities, an improved navigation bar which includes a new compose tweet button, and a simpler search experience. Users can expect to see the new update in the BlackBerry App World over the next 24 hours.

News: RIM to offer customized BlackBerry with TD-SCDMA technology through China Mobile

Research In Motion will create a customized version of its popular BlackBerry smartphone to utilize China's TD-SCDMA 3G network in China. The company will launch the device with China Mobile.

News: Google releases Maps for Mobile v3.2 for BlackBerry devices

Google has brought Maps for Mobile version 3.2 to BlackBerry smartphones, offering several new features like its new "Layers" information overlay.