BlackBerry set to launch Passport as turnaround enters critical phase

BlackBerry is set to launch an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday, as it embarks on potentially the most critical phase of its long turnaround.

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BlackBerry buys UK mobile technology start-up Movirtu

BlackBerry has acquired a U.K-based mobile technology start-up whose software allows users to have multiple phone numbers on the same device, the Canadian tech firm said on Thursday.

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Apple unveils watch, larger iPhones in a bid to retake innovation crown

Apple Inc unveiled a watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service on Tuesday as Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook seeks to revive the technology company's reputation as a wellspring of innovation.

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BlackBerry creates new unit for potential high-growth assets

BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday it has created a new unit to house what many consider to be among its most promising assets - cryptographic applications, its QNX embedded software and Project Ion platform for connecting devices.

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BlackBerry aims to reverse emerging market slump with budget handset

BlackBerry Ltd launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta, the Z3, as the embattled smartphone maker looks to revive sales in emerging markets like Indonesia where its once-fervent following has shriveled.

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At last, apps for finding - what else? Apps

Finding new smartphone and tablet apps is getting easier, thanks to new apps designed to help people discover still more apps.

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BlackBerry acquires NantHealth

Embattled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry has acquired healthcare IT firm NantHealth, reported TechCrunch.

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BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile US

BlackBerry Ltd said it would not renew a deal allowing T-Mobile US Inc to sell its products, a gamble by the smartphone maker as it struggles to stabilize its business under an aggressive new chief executive officer.

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BBM now has 85M monthly active users

BlackBerry's new chief John Chen revealed that its messaging app BBM now has 85 million monthly active users and a steady growth in its user base after the app was released to the Android and iOS platform in October.

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BlackBerry is connected car market leader

Apple Inc and Google Inc may be pummeling BlackBerry in the smartphone department but the Canada-based firm is the leading player in the connected-car department, Bloomberg reported.

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BlackBerry sells Texas campus to Brookfield

Ontario, Canada-based smartphone pioneer BlackBerry sold its Riverside Commons office campus in Las Colinas, Texas to Canadian investor Brookfield Property Group for an undisclosed amount.

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BBM executive Andrew Bocking exits BlackBerry

Andrew Bocking, the Executive Vice President of BBM, exited Ontario, Canada-based smartphone and enterprise software maker BlackBerry, with the said division to be folded into Global Enterprise Solutions under the leadership of John Sims.

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Venture capital looks to Canada this year, says Mohr Davidow Ventures General Partner Katherine Barr

In her guest post at VentureBeat, Mohr Davidow Ventures General Partner Katherine Barr believes that venture capitalists are going to be setting their sights in Canada this year

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BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest's startup for smartphone keyboard infringement

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry filed an infringement lawsuit against Typo Products, the startup co-founded by Ryan Seacrest, over its newly released smartphone keyboard that attaches to the iPhone5.

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Co-founder Lazaridis cuts stake in BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis, co-founder of Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, has sold 3.5 million shares in the troubled company for $26 million, according to documents filed with US regulators.

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