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After more than a year of denials from Chief Executive Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry said on Monday it was exploring a potential sale of the company. Once the dominant smartphone provider, BlackBerry has struggled in recent years and is now ranked fourth globally, according to research firm IDC.

Posted on August 12, 2013, at 1:43 p.m. ET

Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry.
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Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry.

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