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Lenovo examining potential BlackBerry purchase

U.S. and Canadian governments could be snags in the deal

Smartphone companies are all the rage in the mergers and acquisitions department. Microsoft acquired Nokia in early September to kick off the trend, attempting to gain a foothold in the market. (The October issue of the InsideCounsel print magazine sits down with Microsoft GC Brad Smith to examine this deal in-depth.)

Now, Chinese technology company Lenovo Group Ltd. is following suit. The world’s largest PC maker is looking to gain a Western smartphone hold as well, investigating a full purchase of Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd.

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Zach Warren

Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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