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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.
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Apple will take your Android phone now and give you a shiny new iPhone instead

Apple will take your Android, Windows Phone, or BlackBerry off your hands and give you a shiny new iPhone. Its new trade-in program recognizes that some people who want an iPhone, didn't always have one.
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BlackBerry surprises Wall Street with a record profit for the fourth quarter

During its conference call, BlackBerry surprised Wall Street by announcing it recorded a net and quarterly profit. Unfortunately, the company's revenue fell below last year's and below analyst expectations.
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Black skies: BlackBerry expected to post worst quarterly sales since 2006

As if BlackBerry's fortunes aren't already bad enough, analysts have predicted the company will post its lowest quarterly sales since 2006. We will find out if that's the case in Friday's conference call with CEO John Chen.