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BlackBerry World now home to 100,000 apps, as it edges closer to rival Microsoft

There are now more than 100,000 apps available inside the BlackBerry World application store, up from 70,000 at the end of January, showing the new operating system is doing well at attracting development.
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BlackBerry Q10 pops up as an unlocked pre-order, costs more than the Z10

If you're waiting for news on the BlackBerry Q10, then you'll be pleased to hear it's looking set for an end of April release, at least in the UK. The potentially bad news is that the device is currently more expensive than the Z10.
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UK government rejects BB10 software [updated]

In the same week that BlackBerry launches its make-or-break Z10 handset and new operating system in the US, news has emerged from the UK that the government there has rejected BB10 after it failed security tests.
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BlackBerry CEO says iPhone’s interface looks dated

Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins talks about the state of the smartphone industry, says that iOS may be on the brink of a major decline. Though it was innovative when the iPhone came out, it's now old news and Apple isn't keeping up with the…
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Confusion at BlackBerry over the future of the PlayBook tablet

While BlackBerry continues to work on getting its BlackBerry 10-based Z10 ad Q10 smartphones out into the world, it could also be about to resurrect the PlayBook tablet, or not, as the case may be.
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Who just ordered one million BlackBerry 10 phones?

A single company has placed an order for one million BlackBerry 10 phones directly with BlackBerry, marking the largest, single order the company has ever seen. While it has revealed the amount, it has kept quiet about who placed the order…
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BlackBerry 10 coming to Verizon on March 28, matches AT&T’s $200 price tag

Verizon has announced it will open the books on pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 on March 14, ready for its release on March 28. Like rival AT&T, Verizon will charge $200 for the new phone, provided a new two-year contract is signed at the…
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Rumor: Sprint will get a touchscreen BlackBerry 10 phone, but it won’t be the Z10

Sprint may have passed on the BlackBerry Z10, but it's inline to release one of BlackBerry's next phones, which is rumored to be another touchscreen device. It will join the QWERTY keyboard BlackBerry Q10, expected to launch soon.
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If BlackBerry can’t convince Netflix to make an app, does it really stand a chance?

With over 33 million members worldwide Netflix is the leading online video streaming service for movies and TV shows. Why won’t it make a dedicated BlackBerry 10 Netflix app?
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BlackBerry Z10 now selling in 21 countries, CEO ‘encouraged’ by feedback

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said on Thursday he's "encouraged" by feedback from carrier partners regarding its new make-or-break Z10 handset, adding that he was surprised by the number of people switching to BB10 from other platforms.
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Rumor: BlackBerry Z10 poised for March 22 release with AT&T

While we're still waiting for official confirmation of BlackBerry 10's arrival in the U.S., a rumor has placed the BlackBerry Z10's release with AT&T for March 22, which does fit in with previous estimates.
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Netflix unlikely to develop BlackBerry 10 app anytime soon, report says

According to a report on Monday, video streaming service Netflix has "no current plans" to develop an app – native or port – for the BlackBerry 10 platform. Last month it was claimed that Instagram was also holding off developing an app…