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Old BlackBerrys came to the rescue after Sony's systems hacked

If there's one company that's gotten a bit of good press from the Sony hacking scandal, it's BlackBerry.<p>The beleaguered entertainment company dug up old BlackBerrys to use after Sony's computers and landlines went down and company e-mail was unusable after a cyber-attack that began last month, the …

BlackBerry's Financial Success Has Potential But Is Not Guaranteed For 2015

It has been a rough year for BlackBerry, and there is very little to show for it in the consumer market. Gartner’s recent market share report for Q3 2014 gives the Canadian company a 0.8 percent market share of the smartphone market (that’s 2,419,000 units). That’s 0.8 percent more than many people …

BlackBerry is working on Boeing's long-awaited self-destructing phone

Boeing's mysterious, self-destructing Black phone is getting help in the security department from none other than BlackBerry. During a conference call on Friday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen announced that the company is collaborating with the defense contractor to bake its end-to-end BES 12 platform …

BlackBerry And Boeing Working On Self Destructing Smartphone

According to a recent report, BlackBerry is working on Boeing on a new smartphone which will be capable of self destructing.<p>This new smartphone which …

Hands on: BlackBerry Classic

<i>The BlackBerry Classic is clearly aimed at traditional BlackBerry fans and enterprise users who place security and speedy communications above …

BlackBerry hit by worse-than-expected sales

Smartphone maker slashes losses to $148m for three months to 29 November but sales of $793m disappoint analysts<p>BlackBerry Classic goes back to the old way of doing things<p>BlackBerry shares fell on Friday despite the smartphone maker announcing better-than-expected orders for the new Passport phone, …

BlackBerry's surviving, but not as a smartphone company

It's been almost a year since John Chen was appointed to save Blackberry and it's clear that his grand plan has, at least, stopped the company losing money hand over fist. In the Canadian outfit's latest three month report, it reveals that losses have been trimmed from $4.4 billion last year to a …

BlackBerry ending year on sour note

BlackBerry is back in the black. Sorta. But that news wasn't good enough to impress Wall Street.<p>The Canadian smartphone maker (and Kim Kardashian's favorite tech company) reported a small quarterly profit Friday morning, excluding certain one-time charges. Analysts had been expecting a loss.<p>But …

BlackBerry Expands Support for Mobility Management Solutions to Android Lollipop

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2014) - BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced …

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BlackBerry Launches The Classic, Its Best Hope Yet For Salvation

BlackBerry has finally launched its new-old smartphone, the keyboard-bearing BlackBerry Classic.<p>The phone, which has been available on pre-order for a month, offers users a rather unique proposition these days: a physical keyboard. The company earned its stripes with devices bearing hardware QWERTY …

BlackBerry squeaks out quarterly profit, disappoints on revenue

After several quarters of losses, BlackBerry finally ekes out a small profit. But sales remain weak for the once-mighty smartphone maker.<p>Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry took its first step toward a turnaround Friday by reporting a small profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising analysts …

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BlackBerry's Classic throwback isn't just a gimmick

BlackBerry's "Classic" phone is a curious bit of fan-service, a seemingly conciliatory blend of old and new designed to appeal to Waterloo's die-hards. It might seem a little odd that the company would choose to go all retro on us in 2014, but there's no denying the formula still has some appeal. …

Comparing cloud services on the BlackBerry Q10

We’ve gone through Dropbox’s integration on BlackBerry 10 and touched on the Box preload in our Z10 review, and poked around at third party apps like …

BlackBerry lets iPhone and Android users try out the new BB 10 OS in their browsers

Have you been considering the new BlackBerry Z10 but aren’t sure what to think about the still-fresh BlackBerry 10 operating system? If you’re an iPhone or Android owner, now you can try out BB 10 in your mobile browser.<p>It’s a relatively simple demo that gives you a chance to try out the interface, …

How to manage accounts in the BlackBerry 10 Hub

If the Hub on BlackBerry 10 is overwhelming you with information, manage the accounts that feed into it.<p>Before I started using BlackBerry 10 I had already written off the Hub feature. The Hub basically consolidates your e-mail, text messaging, BBM, Facebook, Twitter, alerts phone calls, and voice …

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Track down a lost BlackBerry 10 device with BlackBerry Protect

Take a few seconds to set up BlackBerry Protect -- it's worth it.<p>One of the first things you should do on your brand-new<p>BlackBerry 10device after going through the initial setup process is to enable BlackBerry Protect. The free service offered by BlackBerry will allow you to locate a lost or stolen …

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BlackBerry Q10 review

BlackBerry’s famous hardware keyboard is finally becoming available on the company’s latest operating system called BlackBerry 10 in the coming days, …

BlackBerry Q10 review roundup: A great phone with a not-so-great app selection

BlackBerry’s new keyboard-equipped Q10 doesn’t hold many surprises: On the outside, it’s only slightly different from devices like the BlackBerry Bold, and on the inside it’s running BlackBerry 10, which we’re already very well acquainted with.<p>But that doesn’t mean the device isn’t important. While …

BlackBerry shows off Q10 design sketches

BlackBerry’s physical QWERTY keyboard is making its triumphant return on May 1st. Loyal BlackBerry users have been patiently waiting for this …

BlackBerry Q10 review: the best keyboard phone

The Q10 is the flagship BlackBerry deserves and the best phone with a keyboard on the market, writes Matt Warman<p>Ask any BlackBerry user why they like their phone, and the answer’s almost always the same: it’s the keyboard. Even Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, says it’s the physical keys …

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