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BlackBerry CEO John Chen and Rudy Giuliani sat down to talk cybersecurity

BlackBerry chief John Chen and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani sat down for a cybersecurity roundtable at the Consumer Electronics Show. They talked about the biggest threats facing mobile devices.
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BlackBerry's Mercury packs Android Nougat and a classic keyboard

An upcoming BlackBerry phone, codenamed Mercury, features a QWERTY keyboard, a fingerprint sensor on the spacebar, and Android 7.0 Nougat. We don't know the specifications or the name of the device, but here's a sneak peak at what it will…
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Tim Cook says Apple ‘desktop’ PCs still count, but will they be Mac Pros?

Also today: Blackberry moves away from cell phones, invests in new venture and a quick peek at the first trailer for Blade Runner 2049.
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Eager to see TCL’s version of the BlackBerry? You’ll only have to wait until CES

Just a few days after buying global rights to the BlackBerry phone brand, Chinese company TCL has some more big news -- it's debuting its version of the BlackBerry of the future at CES 2017.
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BlackBerry bids au revoir to smartphones and bonjour to smart cars

BlackBerry is trading smartphones for smart cars. On Monday, the former mobile phone manufacturer will be switching gears and opening an autonomous driving research center in a ceremony to be attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Don't call it a comeback: BlackBerry enters licensing agreement with TCL

It might not be a full-on revival, but BlackBerry's licensing agreement with TCL ensures there will be more BlackBerry-branded phones down the road. Phones from the deal will be divulged in the near future.
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Here's a first look at alleged images of the new BlackBerry

According to John Chen, the CEO of BlackBerry, those who just can't get enough of clicking away on an actual keypad may soon have reason to celebrate. "We have one keyboard phone I promised people," Chen told Bloomberg TV. "It's coming."
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BlackBerry’s last gasp phone will have a physical keyboard, and is coming soon

BlackBerry may be done developing its own hardware, but that doesn't mean that it's is completely done with smartphones, or the physical keyboard. According CEO John Chen, the company will be releasing a phone with a QWERTY keyboard soon.
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BlackBerry's DTEK60 is a security-focused smartphone for businesses, govenment

BlackBerry has announced the DTEK60, a high-end alternative to the company's DTEK50. It features the company's suite of proprietary security apps and end-to-end encryption software.
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BlackBerry will begin outsourcing smartphone production to third parties

During BlackBerry's second quarter 2016 earnings call in late September, the company confirmed what was widely expected: it would no longer manufacture its own smartphones, instead pivoting focus toward software.
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Get more out of your BlackBerry DTEK50 with these tips and tricks

BlackBerry coins its DTEK50 as “the world’s most secure Android smartphone,” namely because of the software it runs on. Security may be the narrative that defines the device’s marketing, but this is a phone with a number of features…
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Disappointing sales may spur Blackberry's exit from smartphone hardware market

BlackBerry's second-quarter 2016 earnings call is on September 28, and some signs point to a potential exit from the smartphone hardware business. It's a long time coming -- BlackBerry's devices command less than 1 percent of the market.