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BlackBerry fans get ready; the company is gearing up for the release of its latest Smartphone. The Canadian company will officially debut its Mercury Smartphone on Feb. 25, just prior to the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain. The phone, which is thought to be named Mercury, was, of course, outsourced to a “partner” now that […]

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BlackBerry is looking to the auto industry for new ways to make money now that it is relying less on Smartphones as a source of revenue. The Canadian firm has announced its plans to sink $100 million (Cdn) into a self-driving car technology center, building on the software platforms it already sells to automakers worldwide. […]

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Blackberry Quits Smartphone Production
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Just days after announcing Canadian Smartphone maker Blackberry has ended all in-house hardware development, CEO John Chen is laying out the company’s plans for the future. The Waterloo, Ont. firm plans to outsource Smartphone-making to its “partners” such as Alcatel leaving BlackBerry to focus on what is does best. “BlackBerry is no longer just about the […]

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Canadian company BlackBerry, known best for its super-secure Smartphones, is ending all in-house hardware development, CEO John Chen has announced. If you are a BlackBerry lover, there is no need for despair, however; the Waterloo, Ont. firm plans to outsource Smartphone-making to its “partners,” while BlackBerry itself focuses on software and security. “Our new Mobility Solutions strategy […]

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BlackBerry is saying goodbye to its Classic Smartphone. The Canadian company announced its BlackBerry Classic, which was immensely popular once upon a time for its Qwerty keyboard, will no longer be a part of the company’s manufacturing schedule. “After many successful years in the market, we will no longer manufacture BlackBerry Classic. For many years, Classic […]

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BlackBerry is in hot water after CEO John Chen refused to comment on just how much help it gave the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) during a 2010-2012 investigation into a Mafia killing. Chen, in response to an article published by tech site Motherboard, penned a blog post that talked about doing what is “right” […]

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BlackBerry is pulling out all the stops to garner some much-needed attention from app users. The Canadian company today announced that a number of BBM privacy features are now free for all iOS, Android and BlackBerry users. The update means users will now have free access to Retract, a tool that enables you to “take […]

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BlackBerry recorded a smaller than expected loss in its final quarter and posted healthy results for its software and services but sluggish hardware sales caused the Canadian firm’s shares to slide eight percent this morning. Fourth quarter revenue dipped to $464 million from $660 million in the 2015 quarter, falling far short of Wall Street’s […]

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BlackBerry just can’t catch a break. Just weeks after WhatsApp announced it would end support by year’s end for all of the Smartphone maker’s devices, its parent company, Facebook, has said it will follow suit. Facebook plans to discontinue support of its essential APIs for BlackBerry, the Canadian company said in a recent post to […]

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In a decided blow to BlackBerry, WhatsApp is ending support by year’s end for all of the Canadian Smartphone maker’s devices, even its newer models. But BlackBerry is not the only casualty. Support for the Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Windows Phone 7.1 and Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 will also cease at the end […]

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BlackBerry is leaping head first into cyber-security The Canadian firm once famous for its Smartphones has debuted a cyber-security consulting service that further expands its enterprise security portfolio. The BlackBerry Professional Cybersecurity Services practice is being bolstered by the firm’s acquisition of Encription Ltd, a U.K. cyber-security consultancy that services clients across the globe. Although BlackBerry is […]

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Even with a map, it’s anyone’s guess as to where BlackBerry’s going. The beleaguered company was once considered a front-runner in smartphone technology, but recent years haven’t been kind to BlackBerry. Even last year’s Priv – the company’s first foray into an Android-powered device – couldn’t serve as a saving grace, though the phone has […]

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BlackBerry’s workforce is being reduced in a bid to find further efficiencies within the company. The company has confirmed it is cutting 200 jobs in Florida and Ontario, Canada. It’s a move that ties in with the company’s bid to place less focus on creating smartphones and devices and more attention on software. “As BlackBerry […]

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BlackBerry is defending the security of its devices after a police agency in the Netherlands said it was able to easily read encrypted messages on the company’s Smartphones. The Canadian Smartphone maker, which has always been known for its top-notch security, said its devices are just as “secure and private as they have always been.” “BlackBerry […]

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