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Got questions about the Priv? BlackBerry tells all in a Reddit AMA tomorrow

If you're on the fence about BlackBerry's first Android device, you'll get a chance to ask a few BlackBerry executives questions about the Priv. The AMA will be in the r/Android subreddit and will go live at 2 p.m. ET on 12/3.
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BlackBerry’s Priv gets its first monthly security update and some key camera fixes

BlackBerry rolled out the first of its promised monthly security updates, with some tweaks to improve the camera and the Priv’s software performance. The company will also soon update its Android apps, including BlackBerry Hub.
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BlackBerry refuses to back down, leaves Pakistan instead of handing over private data

BlackBerry will remove its enterprise and consumer services from Pakistan, following demands from the government for it to provide access to encrypted communications used by its business customers. Service is expected to close at the end of…
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Still rockin’ a BlackBerry? You might want to check out its Black Friday deals

BlackBerry unveiled its deals for Black Friday, and if you're a fan of BlackBerry OS 10, these deals are for you. If you are interested in any of the discounted smartphones, however, you have until December 1 to take advantage of the…
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BlackBerry falls to fifth place as Samsung's Tizen grows in Southeast Asia

BlackBerry is now officially on life support, as new reports have been released showing Samsung's Tizen OS has surpassed it to become the fourth-largest mobile platform. The news comes just before the BlackBerry Priv arrives in the U.S.
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The pressure’s on Priv: BlackBerry may quit handsets if new phone doesn’t sell

The pressure's on Priv, BlackBerry's new and first ever Android-powered smartphone. Speaking at an event on Thursday, CEO John Chen said if the company's handset business fails to turn a profit in the next year, it could exit the mobile…
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BlackBerry CEO shows off new Priv phone in awkward interview

BlackBerry CEO John Chen just did a hands-on with the company's new Priv phone, though judging by how it went, it seemed like this was the first he'd heard of the new device.
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Android-powered BlackBerry Venice appears to have a new name

BlackBerry is believed to be gearing up to launch its first ever Android handset around November. We currently know of it as the BlackBerry Venice, though a leak this week suggests its retail name will be something we're not entirely sure…
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BlackBerry Classic Now available through Verizon and AT&T

BlackBerry has officially launched the BlackBerry Classic, which has the name suggests does away with all that modern nonsense, and returns to the traditional BlackBerry look with a physical keyboard.
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BlackBerry buys two Android-centric domain names, reveals more details about partnership

The rumor mill built around the prospect of an Android-powered BlackBerry smartphone is in full force this week after the revelation that BlackBerry has purchased two Android-centric domain names: AndroidSecured.com and AndroidSecured.net.
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BlackBerry might design a bacteria-free smartphone for hospitals

During a recent visit at a Canadian hospital, BlackBerry CEO John Chen implied the company could eventually develop a bacteria-free phone for hospitals. Such a development could contain some much-needed solutions for the health care…
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Is BlackBerry making an Android phone?

In a bid to boost its smartphone share and highlight the potential of its BES12 device management system, BlackBerry is reportedly getting ready to launch its first ever smartphone running Google's Android operating system.