Nightly News   |  September 23, 2013

BlackBerry to be sold for $4.7 billion

While iPhones are flying off the shelves, BlackBerries aren’t faring nearly as well. The company has agreed to sell itself to a group led by its largest shareholder. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> well, one of the big holiday items likely to be the new iphone. tonight the folks at apple are reporting record blockbuster sales. more than 9 million new iphones sold this past weekend alone. on the flip side , there is news from blackberry. once the dominant name and market share leader before the iphone came along, the company said today it's agreed to sell itself to a group led by its largest shareholder for $4.7 billion.