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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.
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Ex-BlackBerry CEO admits company didn’t have a chance against the iPhone

Ex-BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie admitted his company didn't stand too much of a chance against the iPhone, thanks to a number of contributing factors that include the Verizon-exclusive BlackBerry Storm.
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BlackBerry deals a fatal blow to the copycat Typo 2 keyboard, ensures it’ll never return

In February, BlackBerry once again sued Typo Products over the Typo 2 iPhone case, which it alleged copied the BlackBerry keyboard design. The two companies finally reached a settlement in June, and the Typo case is dead for good.
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BlackBerry to cut more jobs globally as it continues battle to streamline

BlackBerry revealed over the weekend it's cutting more jobs at the company in ongoing efforts to streamline its global operation. It said the losses were part of a wider move to help it toward sustainable profitability across all parts of…
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BlackBerry’s CEO isn’t lacking in confidence — He believes its phones will be profitable

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is someone who doesn't lack confidence, a personality trait put on display when he said his company's smartphones will be profitable once again
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BlackBerry’s all-touchscreen Leap is now on sale in Canada, the U.S., and India

The all-new BlackBerry Leap smartphone, which has a full touchscreen instead of a full physical QWERTY keyboard, is now up for pre-order through the company's website, where it'll cost you $275 without a contract.
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BlackBerry returns to the touchscreen with the Leap, on sale this week in the UK

BlackBerry evidently still feels there's money to be made in the smartphone business, despite its now-tiny market share. Its latest offering, which hopes to tempt "young power professionals," features a 5-inch edge-to-edge display…
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Want to cure your smartphone addiction? Do what this guy did — Use a BlackBerry

In a recent interview, British Labor Party leader and prime ministerial candidate Ed Miliband decided to switch over to BlackBerry from his iPhone. The reason? Limited functionality.