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Deal of the Day: Amzer ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Curve 9310, 9315 … – CrackBerry.com


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Deal of the Day: Amzer ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Curve 9310, 9315
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For today only, purchase the Amzer ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Curve 9310, 9315, 9220, 9320 and save 50% off the list price! The Amzer Shellster combines the protection of a shell case and the power of a clip stand holster. The form fit rear

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 6:07 am

How would you change Blackberry’s Z10? – Engadget


How would you change Blackberry's Z10?
Engadget
With the advent of touchscreen smartphones, BlackBerry lost its position as king of the mobile world. In response, the company bought QNX and hibernated, plotting a reinvention centered around BlackBerry 10. When the business emerged with the Z10, …

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Posted on 21 April 2014 | 3:09 am

BlackBerry’s CEO “Really Likes” The Idea Tablet – Ubergizmo


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BlackBerry's CEO “Really Likes” The Idea Tablet
Ubergizmo
This isn't to say that BlackBerry is opposed to the idea of a Playbook successor, but when exactly might we expect such a device? Well if John Sims' statement is anything to go by, it seems that BlackBerry is pretty excited about the idea of a tablet

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 2:48 am

US Supreme Court case puts BlackBerry patents at risk – The Globe and Mail


US Supreme Court case puts BlackBerry patents at risk
The Globe and Mail
Video: BlackBerry shrinks its loss. A decision in the case, expected by June, could affect the value of hundreds of thousands of patents owned by BlackBerry and other tech businesses that depend on this kind of software. Billions of dollars' worth of

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Posted on 20 April 2014 | 8:21 pm

Maria Bartiromo talks to BlackBerry CEO Chen – USA TODAY


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Maria Bartiromo talks to BlackBerry CEO Chen
USA TODAY
Privacy has become the luxury of the day, in a world ripe with hacking, NSA spying, and information overload. But it is a place BlackBerry sees as its biggest opportunity. The firm, which has lost 90% of its value, and half of its staff, is fighting to
With Classic, BlackBerry hopes to rewind the years to when QWERTY was kingNDTV
Chen: Blackberry Classic, aka Q20, Launching in NovemberInternational Business Times UK
BlackBerry Classic Pegged For November ReleaseUbergizmo
Geeky gadgets -Phones Review
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Posted on 20 April 2014 | 4:04 pm

A Sub-$100 Nexus Phone Can Kill The BlackBerry Z3 – Seeking Alpha


A Sub-$100 Nexus Phone Can Kill The BlackBerry Z3
Seeking Alpha
Rumor has it that MediaTek is helping Google come up with a sub-$100 Nexus Android phone. Nexus is a trusted brand known for high-quality phones and tablets. A $150 or $200 BlackBerry Z3 entry-level BB OS 10 phone will find it hard to compete with a …

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 7:30 pm

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 18, 2014 – CrackBerry.com


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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 18, 2014
CrackBerry.com
Howdy all, it's time once again for the weekly App Roundup. Now I spent my time wisely this week rustling up some new, cool, and helpful applications for all you BlackBerry addicts to try. Be sure to check them out by clicking through the gallery below

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 11:26 am

BlackBerry’s meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada’s Silicon Valley – Reuters


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BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley
Reuters
(Reuters) – The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario
After BlackBerry: Waterloo startups see more investment and talent come their wayFinancial Post

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 12:59 am

BlackBerry Just Had Its First Good Idea in Years – Wired


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BlackBerry Just Had Its First Good Idea in Years
Wired
BlackBerry's missteps over the last decade are tough to overstate. This makes it all the more surprising that the company has just taken a truly smart step toward securing its future. Over the last 10 years, BlackBerry lost not only its early lead in
Does BlackBerry finally know what it's doing again?BGR
BlackBerry takes a stake in health tech company NantHealthZDNet
BlackBerry plans healthcare-focused smartphone after making eClinical FierceBiotech IT
TechWeekEurope UK -GovConWire
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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:14 pm

BlackBerry’s Next Move May Be A Phone That Keeps You Healthy – Huffington Post


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BlackBerry's Next Move May Be A Phone That Keeps You Healthy
Huffington Post
Prophecies abound of BlackBerry's demise, but the Canadian smartphone company is still making investments — including collaborating with Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of health care IT company NantHealth and mobile innovator NantMobile, to create …
BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT firmReuters
Don't stop making phones, BlackBerry! We still need you aroundDigital Trends
BlackBerry buys stake in healthcare IT firm NantHealthCBC.ca
CTV News -Re/code
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Posted on 15 April 2014 | 8:57 pm

Blackberry – Yahoo News Search Results

BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley

The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. More than 450 start-ups opened for business in the twin cities of Waterloo and Kitchener last year, more than four times the number begun in 2009, according to …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:11 pm

BlackBerry announces investment by several leading Canadian organizations

BlackBerry announced that several leading Canadian customers are deploying BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, or BES10, including: Volker Stevin, City of Waterloo and Samuel, Son & Co., Limited. According …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:04 pm

Leading Organizations Invest in BlackBerry Enterprise Mobility Solutions

BlackBerry Limited , a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that several leading Canadian customers are deploying BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 , including: Volker Stevin, City of …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:00 pm

BlackBerry Just Had Its First Good Idea in Years

BlackBerry has had its fair share of missteps over the years, but investing in the health tech startup NantHealth isn't one of them.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 10:54 am

BlackBerry Joins Soon-Shiong in Health-Care Venture

BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) , seeking to cut dependence on its declining phone unit, will invest in a health-care technology firm run by billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:17 pm

BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT firm

By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it bought a minority stake in privately held healthcare IT firm NantHealth, a move that offers a glimpse into the type of niche markets the smartphone maker is targeting as it attempts to engineer a turnaround. Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, a pioneer in the smartphone industry, has fallen on hard times as its market share has …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:03 pm

BlackBerry Invests in NantHealth for Integrated End-To-End Healthcare Solutions

BlackBerry Limited , a world leader in mobile communications, today announced an investment in healthcare IT leader NantHealth. The companies intend to collaborate on the development of HIPAA and other …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:00 pm

BlackBerry presses for immediate halt to Typo keyboards

BlackBerry has asked a California court to immediately block sales of an add-on iPhone keyboard made by Typo, alleging the startup backed by TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest misled the court. BlackBerry won an injunction against Typo at the end of March that is due to take effect once BlackBerry posts a bond with the court, which is due Friday. The money is supposed to cover Typo’s lost …

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 6:17 pm

Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized

BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) said it plans to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat. Researchers last week warned they uncovered Heartbleed, a bug that targets the OpenSSL software commonly used to keep data secure, potentially allowing hackers to steal massive troves of …

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 9:12 am

BlackBerry may consider exiting handsets, eyes investments

BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) would consider exiting its handset business if it remains unprofitable, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, as the technology company looks to expand its corporate reach with investments, acquisitions and partnerships. "If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business," John Chen said in an interview, adding that the time frame for such …

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 12:56 am