Blackberry may be for sale.The company announced it formed a special committee to "explore strategic alternatives." That's basically corporate speak for a possible sale, but it could also include a partnership of some kind. Although analysts say that may be difficult.
The Blackberry isn't worth what it once was. The company's stock price has dropped more than 90-percent since 2008. Blackberry's market share has also been hit because of competition from the IPhone, Galaxy, and Android devices. The company that started out as the pioneer of smartphones now has a very uncertain future.
Meantime, over at Apple, there's some buzz about the next IPhone. Tech blog, "All-things-D" says the new IPhone will be unveiled September, 10, 2013. As for the features, word is the new phone will have an improved camera, a fingerprint sensor, and it's likely to be called the IPhone 6 or 5-s.
apple has a lot riding on its next device.