'The Apple of China' Is Not Buying BlackBerry, Confirms Company's President

By Vijaykumar Meti

It was rumored that, Microsoft, Xiaomi, Lenovo and other Chinese smartphone manufacturers are planing to acquire BlackBerry, after the Canadian smartphone maker swing back to profitability in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

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'The Apple of China' Is Not Buying BlackBerry!

But, with the latest report by G for Games states that Xiaomi's Co-Founder and President, Bin Lin, himself made a post on Weibo refusing the recent rumors that the company's plan to acquire BlackBerry.

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Xiaomi's President's posted on Weibo, asking people not to spread rumors about Xiaomi buying BlackBerry, but a translation error has seen the message as misinterpreted.

Meanwhile, Xiaomi clarifies that 'this claim is not true at all' and the correct translation for the company President's post reads, 'Everyone, please don't spread rumors', which was posted in response to a user who said 'Xiaomi is going to acquire BlackBerry'.


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