Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales
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Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales

Blackberry's collapse has been among the most interesting tech stories over the last year and should serve as a stark warning to other companies. The brand formerly known as RIM is now trying to rebuild and is having to change its whole ethos to do so. The latest move has seen Blackberry break with another long held tradition. BlackBerry has revealed today that it would allow companies to manage its Blackberry 10 platform. The...

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BlackBerry Classic (Q20) launches in November, says CEO

BlackBerry loyalists will have a long wait until the next time they are able to upgrade to a new smartphone. CEO John Chen revealed in an interview with Maria Bartiromo of USA Today that a new BlackBerry smartphone with a portrait QWERTY keyboard will go on sale in November. That's a mighty long wait for a phone that's supposed to resurrect BlackBerry. Chen has previously spoken about BlackBerry following its core strength and...

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BlackBerry Considering Not Making Handsets to Remain Profitable

A CEO's job is to help his or her company turn a profit as quickly as possible and ensure the long-term health of the firm no matter what it takes. BlackBerry's new CEO John Chen is aiming to do just that even if means dropping the very thing that make BlackBerry famous - it's legendary handsets. During an interview with Reuters, Mr. Chen was quoted as saying "If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business."...

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BlackBerry tires of leaks, takes legal action against leakers

HTC isn't the only company doing a terrible job of keeping its products under wraps. BlackBerry has also suffered some recent leaks about its product pipeline, and the premature release of information has moved the company to take action by seeking legal punishment for the person who leaked the information. BlackBerry CEO John Chen has posted a blog saying that someone recently posed as a carrier partner in order to gain access to its...

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OneDrive cloud connection makes its way to BlackBerry 10

Funny thing about this cloud service trend; it's designed to let us upload and access data anywhere, but not all cloud storage providers make their services easily available on all mobile platforms. Microsoft's OneDrive has previously been supported only on Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone, but with today's release of Connect to Microsoft OneDrive, BlackBerry 10 users can store their cloud apps as reliably as people on other...

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BBM Voice and BBM Channels added for Android and iPhone

BlackBerry Messenger has been updated to support two new important features, including the ability to make free voice calls on Android and iPhone devices. Now anyone with an Android, BlackBerry, or iPhone can place free voice calls to other BBM users provided they have Wi-Fi, which offers the best connection, or a strong data collection. Another new feature is BBM Channels, which are basically groups built around a specific topic....

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