BlackBerry

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BlackBerry Messenger shuts down as owners blame lack of users
Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continue

Alex Hern

31, May, 2019 @12:40 PM

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Green shoots at BlackBerry? Fallen phone giant turns its hand to software
Chief executive John Chen has yet to reverse the company’s slide – but a positive response from investors is pushing up its shares

Charles Arthur

23, Dec, 2017 @4:00 PM

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New BlackBerry smartphone with qwerty keyboard revealed
Manufactured by TCT with BlackBerry’s version of Android, new BlackBerry Press gets teaser before Las Vegas reveal at CES

Samuel Gibbs

04, Jan, 2017 @2:47 PM

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BlackBerry to stop making phones
Canadian company shifts focus to software having struggled to compete as mobile users opt for touchscreens

Angela Monaghan

28, Sep, 2016 @3:05 PM

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How did email grow from messages between academics to a global epidemic?
Ray Tomlinson, the man who literally put the @ in email addresses, has died. Here’s a brief history of electronic messages, from the Queen’s first mail to the triumph of spam

Samuel Gibbs

07, Mar, 2016 @3:07 PM

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BlackBerry boss John Chen: security focus heralds return 'from edge of death'
Once a smartphone leader, BlackBerry’s failure to recognize the rise of mobile browsing nearly sunk the firm. Superior security could be key to its survival

Emily Price in San Francisco

12, Nov, 2015 @2:30 PM

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Pakistan bans BlackBerry services in privacy crackdown
Telecommunication authority orders encrypted messaging and internet services to be stopped ‘for security reasons’

Samuel Gibbs and agencies

27, Jul, 2015 @9:06 AM

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BlackBerry planning to launch Android smartphone with sliding keyboard
New smartphone would mark U-turn in company strategy as it struggles to stymie falling sales and moves to place software on iPhones and other Androids

Samuel Gibbs and agencies

12, Jun, 2015 @9:17 AM

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Even hackers are concerned Obama's and Clinton's emails remain vulnerable
Russian hackers infiltrating White House email system last year raises ‘red flag’ that Obama’s BlackBerry and Clinton’s ‘home brew’ system are also susceptible

Joanna Walters in New York

27, Apr, 2015 @12:59 PM

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I'll stay an MP even if the UK dumps me as PM, David Cameron tells Buzzfeed
Prime minister opens up to news and entertainment website about Isis, the leaders’ debates, smartphones, football and kitchens (he has two too)

Staff and agencies

16, Mar, 2015 @10:41 PM

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BlackBerry left on the line as UK users continue to hang up
Mobile phone maker’s non-business market will slump below 1 million this year, according to two research firms who foresee a bleak future for the brand

Charles Arthur

25, Feb, 2015 @12:01 AM

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MyFitnessPal and Endomodo fitness apps bought by Under Armour
Sports clothing manufacturer buys popular calorie and activity tracking apps creating the ‘world’s largest digital health and fitness community’

Samuel Gibbs

05, Feb, 2015 @10:49 AM

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