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Big week for BlackBerry: BB 10 to launch Wednesday, Super Bowl ad to follow

On Wednesday Research In Motion launches its life-saving BlackBerry 10 platform, with a $3.8 million Super Bowl ad following a few days later.
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Mobile news recap: 4G all over, Nokia and Windows Phone wed, and more

The news cycle moves fast in the mobile world. Stories gain traction and die almost within 24 hours. So much happens, it can be hard to keep up. Let us keep you in the loop by looking back at all the news narratives that mattered this week…
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Lenovo may buy BlackBerry

Lenovo is looking into a partnership deal or straight up acquisition of Research in Motion, according to the company's CFO. Lenovo wants to expand its smartphone business beyond China, but RIM will hold off making any decisions until after…
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Final port-a-thon before BB10 launch sees another 19,000 new BlackBerry apps submitted

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion held a final port-a-thon event recently that saw 19,000 apps submitted to its newly named BlackBerry World online store. The company is set to unveil its new BlackBerry 10 OS and handsets next week, a…
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10 reasons why BlackBerry 10 just might save RIM from oblivion

The descent of RIM has been well-documented in the tech press, but the obituaries may have been scribbled prematurely. BlackBerry 10 is almost here and it could spark a major comeback for the brand.
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BB 10 buzz: RIM says 1600 companies have signed up for its BlackBerry 10 training program

Getting businesses back on board is key to the success of RIM's next-generation BlackBerry 10 platform. So the fact that more than 1600 companies have so far signed up to its BB10 training program – among them Fortune 500 firms and…
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BlackBerry 10 will support NFC mobile wallet payments through Visa

Research In Motion just announced a deal with Visa that would allow card holders to use their BlackBerry 10 devices as a mobile wallet.
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Video provides a glimpse of BlackBerry 10 running on a BlackBerry Z10 smartphone

There's still a couple of weeks to go before BlackBerry 10 is launched, but if you can't wait to see the new operating system in action, you'll want to see this hands-on video of the software running on a BlackBerry Z10.
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BlackBerry 10 app frenzy: Developers submit 15,000 BB10 apps in single weekend

A special event held by Research In Motion over the weekend saw BlackBerry and Android developers submit 15,000 apps in under 38 hours to the soon-to-launch BB10 platform.
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First BlackBerry 10 phone could be out on February 28 wearing a $799 price tag

A possible release date for the first BlackBerry 10 handsets has been leaked, and it's in keeping with RIM's own promise the phones would go on sale less than 30 days after the January 30 launch event.
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RIM plans to launch at least six BB10 phones in 2013

RIM is now just a couple of weeks away from its highly anticipated BB10 launch, set for January 30. The mobile maker says it will unveil two new handsets on the day, with at least four more to follow by the end of the year.