In addition to helping finance the deal, Fairfax CEO Prem Watsa will be appointed as lead director and chair of BlackBerry's compensation, nomination and governance committee. Heins and BlackBerry director David Kerr will both resign from the board following the close of the transaction. Although BlackBerry put a positive spin on its announcement Monday, investors don't seem enthused. BlackBerry's shares were down 18.5 percent in premarket trading to $6.33. The shares closed on Friday at $7.77. CNET has contacted BlackBerry for comment on the announcement. We will update this story when we have more information.
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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will be running the show, according to the leak, rather than the latest 4.4 KitKat that's on Google's sharp new Nexus 5. That's mildly surprising, considering Google owns Motorola, but it may take Moto's interface chefs some time to add their seasonings to the Big G's latest choc-flavoured confection. If your attention has been piqued, here's Moto's teaser page, where you can sign up for the live online announcement. Meanwhile here's all the Nexus 5 price and specs info you could want, and everything you need to know about Android 4.4 KitKat.
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And taking it one step further, the Air's adoption rate is twice as high as that of last year's iPad 4 and iPad Mini combined. As of Sunday night, the Air accounted for 0.75 percent of all iPads seen by Fiksu. In contrast, the iPad 4 accounted for 0.37 percent of all iPads at the end of its launch weekend, and the iPad Mini for 0.35 percent. Among all iPads adopted by consumers as of Monday morning, the iPad 2 is currently tops at 37.1 percent, according to Fiksu. The iPad 4 is in second place at 22.5 percent, followed by the iPad Mini at 20.8 percent, the iPad 3 at 18.5 percent, the Air at 0.8 percent, and the original iPad at 0.4 percent.