NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of beleaguered tech giant BlackBerry (BBRY - Get Report) are up nearly 7% Friday following a Reuters report the company's CEO and board of directors are "increasingly coming around to the idea that taking BlackBerry private would give them breathing room to fix its problems out of the public eye."This move, if true, would not be much of a surprise. For more than a year, we've chronicled every step that BlackBerry has taken that would have led to this decision; each step forward, followed by two steps back. It was a tired dance.
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