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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.
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Samsung, BlackBerry are building a secure, 'spy-proof' tablet for German government

Samsung and BlackBerry have teamed up to build a spyproof tablet for the German government to use when it's dealing with classified information, marking the second time the two companies have joined forces to make a secure tablet.
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Look who BlackBerry's suing now!

After taking Avaya to court earlier in August, BlackBerry now shifts its focus to Blu as the former filed two patent infringement lawsuits against the latter. Blu has yet to respond to the complaints.
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BlackBerry enters the patent lawsuit game as it does battle with Avaya

BlackBerry entered the patent litigation game when the Canadian company filed a lawsuit against California-based Avaya. The lawsuit represents a manifestation of BlackBerry's desire to make money off of its patents.
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Hub+ puts the best of BlackBerry on your Android phone … for a price

BlackBerry's breaking out the best of its software on Android. BlackBerry Hub+ is a subscription-based suite of its various third-party smartphone apps. It's available through the Google Play Store.
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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.