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BlackBerry unveils the DTEK50, the ‘world’s most secure’ Android smartphone

BlackBerry has taken the wraps off its newest Android phone. It's called the DTEK50, and it runs BlackBerry's proprietary apps and security software. It's compatible with T-Mobile and AT&T in the U.S.
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BlackBerry CEO slams Apple for putting its reputation 'above the greater good'

During the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry CEO John Chen criticized Apple for not helping the FBI get into a terrorist's iPhone. He believes that by doing so, Apple showed it cares more about its reputation.
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BlackBerry will not give up on its BB10 operating system or devices

BlackBerry chief operating officer Marty Beard downplayed media reports, saying the company will instead double down on its operating system and devices. Beard also teased the company's next Android-powered device.
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Strange bedfellows: Comcast to put Netflix app on its X1 cable boxes 4:11

Comcast and Netflix haven't been too friendly in the past, which makes the fact that the two companies are striking this deal all the more notable.
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Welcome to 2016: US Senate staff will no longer receive BlackBerrys

Lawmakers are getting dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century. A policy change means Senate staffers will no longer receive BlackBerry phones, but Android devices or iPhones, instead.
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Even though it lost $670 million during the first quarter, BlackBerry still beat expectations

BlackBerry posted its first fiscal 2017 quarter financials, and the numbers revealed the company lost a whopping $670 million during the quarter. Furthermore, device sales continue to decrease.
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BlackBerry's NYC pop-up store offers giveaways with every smartphone purchase

Itching to play around with a BlackBerry device? The company is opening a pop-up store in New York, where you can purchase devices like the Priv, Passport, and Leap. You'll also get a free sync pod and case with every smartphone purchase.
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Obama has finally ditched his BlackBerry, but its replacement will surprise you

With just months left in office, President Obama has finally gotten around to ditching his once-beloved BlackBerry. However, the device he's replaced it with may surprise you.
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Poor Priv sales could spell the end of BlackBerry’s mobile division

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said twice that the company would shutter its mobile division if it couldn't turn a profit in 2016. An AT&T executive's negative comments about the Priv do not bode well.
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BlackBerry is finally giving up on smartphones and focusing on enterprise software

BlackBerry has been flailing in the smartphone business since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, but it looks like the company is finally turning its attention toward another market: enterprise software.
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BlackBerry CEO addresses story that Canadian police have its global encryption key

BlackBerry CEO John Chen writes the company has stood by "lawful access principles," after a report revealed the company assisted Canadian police in solving a gang-related case, decrypting about one million PIN-to-PIN messages for the RCMP…
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Canadian police have had BlackBerry’s global encryption key since 2010

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have had BlackBerry's Global Encryption Key since 2010, an investigation found. The RCMP used it to decrypt messages for a criminal investigation.