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BlackBerry discontinues BB10 BlackBerry Classic
BlackBerry discontinues BB10 BlackBerry Classic
BlackBerry has confirmed this week that it will discontinue sales of its BB10-powered BlackBerry Classic smartphone. The phone was first ...... 06 Jul 2016
BlackBerry considering Android for future devices
BlackBerry considering Android for future devices
In its golden days RIM was a force to be reckoned with. Since it has changed its name to reflect their line of smartphones, BlackBerry. It went ...... 12 Jun 2015 - 9 comments
Unlocked BlackBerry 10 devices now being sold directly from the company
Unlocked BlackBerry 10 devices now being sold directly from the company
Following announcements from Sprint and T-Mobile that the carriers will no longer be offering BlackBerry 10 devices in store, BlackBerry has ...... 29 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
As expected, BlackBerry posts heinous earnings report
As expected, BlackBerry posts heinous earnings report
A week after the company pre-announced some parts of their quarterly earnings, the company reported another three months of heinous sales. ...... 28 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
BlackBerry to cut 4500 jobs, reports billion dollar loss
BlackBerry to cut 4500 jobs, reports billion dollar loss
BlackBerry investors have taken another beating today, as the company reported a near billion dollar loss and announced it would cut 4500 jobs, ...... 21 Sep 2013
Report: BlackBerry 10 devices dropped from T-Mobile USA stores
Report: BlackBerry 10 devices dropped from T-Mobile USA stores
Although unconfirmed, it appears that T-Mobile USA will be dropping BlackBerry 10 devices from stores. The carrier won't be dropping the ...... 03 Sep 2013
Morgan Stanley decides against upgrading employee devices to BlackBerry 10
Morgan Stanley decides against upgrading employee devices to BlackBerry 10
Morgan Stanley has decided to hold off on upgrading employee devices to BlackBerry 10, citing the fact they do not know if the company can back ...... 01 Sep 2013
BlackBerry shares jump as it confirms the company is up for sale
BlackBerry shares jump as it confirms the company is up for sale
BlackBerry's shares jumped over 10 percent today after the company confirmed rumors that it is exploring any possibility to keep itself alive, ...... 13 Aug 2013 - 1 comment
BlackBerry 10 now approved for use on US DoD networks
BlackBerry 10 now approved for use on US DoD networks
BlackBerry has announced that the U.S. Defense Information System Agency (DISA) has approved BlackBerry 10 for use on Department of Defense networks. ...... 11 Aug 2013
Rumor: BlackBerry's next flagship will have 5-inch display
Rumor: BlackBerry's next flagship will have 5-inch display
According to BGR, BlackBerry is planning one last flagship for 2013, the A10. The A10 will have a 5-inch SuperAMOLED display, a high-end ...... 11 Jul 2013 - 6 comments
BlackBerry, Samsung devices get clearance for U.S. defense networks
BlackBerry, Samsung devices get clearance for U.S. defense networks
The Pentagon has said this week that a number of BlackBerry and Samsung devices have been cleared for use on Defense Department networks, meaning ...... 05 May 2013 - 2 comments
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets will be dead in five years
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets will be dead in five years
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has once again taken shots at the tablet market. The exec says the traditional tablet will be dead in five ...... 30 Apr 2013 - 10 comments
BlackBerry Q10 goes up for sale in UK
BlackBerry Q10 goes up for sale in UK
Retailers in the UK have begun taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, the second BB10 device to be made available by BlackBerry. ...... 07 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
First leaked photo of the BlackBerry 10 Curve
First leaked photo of the BlackBerry 10 Curve
While BlackBerry has officially launched the Q10 (part of the N-Series) and the Z10 flagship (part of L-Series), there has been little stated ...... 06 Apr 2013 - 4 comments
Leak: BlackBerry working on phablet and tablet
Leak: BlackBerry working on phablet and tablet
Thanks to a leaked roadmap, it appears that BlackBerry is working on a new tablet and a phablet, as well. The map shows off this quarter's ...... 01 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
Shareholder lawsuit against BlackBerry thrown out
Shareholder lawsuit against BlackBerry thrown out
A shareholder lawsuit against BlackBerry has been dismissed this week, letting the smartphone maker breath a sigh of relief. The suit, which ...... 31 Mar 2013
BlackBerry posts a surprise profit
BlackBerry posts a surprise profit
BlackBerry reported their quarterly earnings today, posting a surprise profit. For their fiscal Q4 2012, BlackBerry reported a net income ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 2 comments
BlackBerry shares fall as demand for Z10 phone appears to be non-existent
BlackBerry shares fall as demand for Z10 phone appears to be non-existent
BlackBerry made its return to the U.S. yesterday via carrier AT&T, but it appears consumer demand has not returned. Shares of the company ...... 23 Mar 2013 - 10 comments
BlackBerry 10 reaches 100,000 apps
BlackBerry 10 reaches 100,000 apps
In less than two months, the BlackBerry 10 mobile OS has reached a significant milestone, 100,000 apps. Additionally, BlackBerry says a few ...... 22 Mar 2013 - 4 comments
US Department of Defense orders 650,000 iOS devices
US Department of Defense orders 650,000 iOS devices
Following the conclusion of the current sequester, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will order 650,000 iOS devices from Apple, replacing ...... 21 Mar 2013 - 7 comments
BlackBerry will not sell $50 smartphones
BlackBerry will not sell $50 smartphones
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has said this weekend that while the company is creating less expensive devices to compete in the emerging markets, ...... 10 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
T-Mobile USA making BlackBerry Z10 available to business users on Monday
T-Mobile USA making BlackBerry Z10 available to business users on Monday
T-Mobile USA has announced that business customers will be able to purchase the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone starting tomorrow. Delivery is ...... 10 Mar 2013
BlackBerry 10 gets first firmware update
BlackBerry 10 gets first firmware update
BlackBerry has announced it is rolling out its first firmware update for the new BB10 operating system. The update will improve usability ...... 03 Mar 2013 - 6 comments
BlackBerry to launch BlackBerry 10 tablet this year
BlackBerry to launch BlackBerry 10 tablet this year
BlackBerry has confirmed that they will be releasing a BlackBerry 10 tablet this year. The company's last effort in the tablet market, the ...... 01 Mar 2013 - 2 comments
BlackBerry 10 will not be getting native Instagram app
BlackBerry 10 will not be getting native Instagram app
According to new reports, BlackBerry 10 users will not be getting a native Instagram app. While the large smartphone ecosystem does have ...... 22 Feb 2013 - 14 comments
BlackBerry Z10 comes to U.S. early for $999.00
BlackBerry Z10 comes to U.S. early for $999.00
Mobile service provider Solavei brings BlackBerry 10-equipped BlackBerry Z10 smartphone to the United States a month early, but it will cost ...... 11 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
BlackBerry Z10 off to hotter start than Lumia 920?
BlackBerry Z10 off to hotter start than Lumia 920?
According to multiple analyst notes, the new BlackBerry Z10 is off to a hotter start than expected, even moving units faster than the Nokia Lumia 920 did. ...... 06 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
RIM unveils BlackBerry 10 with new phones, rebrands company name
RIM unveils BlackBerry 10 with new phones, rebrands company name
RIM used their much-hyped press event today to unveil BlackBerry 10, the operating system that the company hopes will help turn around its half ...... 30 Jan 2013 - 7 comments
RIM to have Super Bowl ad to promote BlackBerry 10
RIM to have Super Bowl ad to promote BlackBerry 10
RIM has noted this week that it has purchased a Super Bowl ad slot to promote BlackBerry 10, the first time the company has ever done so. ...... 27 Jan 2013 - 5 comments
The first BlackBerry 10 phone is called the Z10
The first BlackBerry 10 phone is called the Z10
According to a leaked ad, the first BlackBerry 10 phone will be called the Z10. The company will officially unveil the device on January ...... 21 Dec 2012 - 7 comments
RIM shows off BlackBerry 10 teaser
RIM shows off BlackBerry 10 teaser
Over a month before its launch, RIM has showed off a quick teaser of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 phone, codename "London." London has been ...... 11 Dec 2012 - 4 comments
RIM announces BB10 launch event for January 30th
RIM announces BB10 launch event for January 30th
RIM has announced an official BlackBerry 10 event for January 30th. The company will launch the long-delayed mobile operating system on that ...... 12 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
Analyst: BlackBerry 10 already DOA
Analyst: BlackBerry 10 already DOA
Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette has noted to his clients that RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system is already DOA (dead on arrival), ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
RIM sees surprising growth in subscribers
RIM sees surprising growth in subscribers
RIM announced a surprise jump in subscriber numbers this week, giving investors a little bit of hope before next year's launch of the BlackBerry ...... 26 Sep 2012 - 4 comments
RIM: Canadian carriers love BlackBerry 10
RIM: Canadian carriers love BlackBerry 10
RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system, which is the company's last chance to get back to relevancy in the smartphone world, is ...... 27 Aug 2012 - 6 comments
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