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Will Microsoft or Nokia Buy Out BlackBerry?

Even more ironic, the Microsoft-Nokia "partnership" whimpers along. So because Microsoft and, to a lesser extent, Nokia have plenty of cash we just expect one of them to make another shot-in-the-dark move to salvage their individual and collective ineptitude?

If something of the sort happens, I will pat Wahlman on the back, but I will not feel all that great about the health of the mobile hardware/OS sector outside of Apple, Google and Samsung's dominance.


Put another way -- an independent BlackBerry is good for Canada, good for consumers, good for the space and good for BlackBerry. The world doesn't need Microsoft or Nokia running something else into the ground.

-- Written by Rocco Pendola in Santa Monica, Calif.

Rocco Pendola is TheStreet's Director of Social Media. Pendola's daily contributions to TheStreet frequently appear on CNBC and at various top online properties, such as Forbes.
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