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Report: Blackberry's woes, shares up, services and hardware failing
By Luke Jones on Monday July 28, 2014

The trying times over at Blackberry mean that even the smallest good news is worthy of interest, but it always comes with a proverbial pinch of salt.

Blackberry is catching iOS and Android according to the internet
By Luke Jones on Monday July 21, 2014

Blackberry claims that its new QWERTY packing square Blackberry Passport smartphone is winning customers at the expense of both Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Blackberry Assistant arrives as Siri and Google Now competitor
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 17, 2014

Blackberry has launched its virtual voice assistant that has been built in the same vein as Apple's Siri, Google Now, and Microsoft's newly launched Cortana.

Blackberry CEO lays into Android
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 03, 2014

Android Chief Sundar Pichai has had to defend his platforms' security reliability against attacks from Apple CEO Tim Cook recently, and now the platform is getting it from another rival. Blackberry CEO John Chen has laid into Android's security

Blackberry working on handset with dual cameras
By Luke Jones on Friday June 27, 2014

Blackberry simply refuses to go quietly into the night and the Canadian brand is hoping to gain ground on the smartphone market with a device with dual cameras. Of course, HTC pointed the way with the One M8, the first flagship to sport dual cam for depth sensors,

Verizon Wireless interested in buying up Dish's spectrum
By Andrew Kameka on Friday June 20, 2014

Dish Network has accumulated a great deal of frequency licenses that it had hoped to use to launch a wireless network or acquire and pair with an establish player like Sprint or T-Mobile. Such a deal never materialized, so Dish is reportedly looking to earn some money for that unused spectrum by selling it to Verizon Wireless.

BlackBerry Passport confirmed as a phone with 1440x1440 display and QWERTY keyboard
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday June 19, 2014

The next step towards BlackBerry's road to riches will apparently be the BlackBerry Passport, a phone with a 4.5-inch square display and a physical keyboard underneath it.

BlackBerry will no longer release new products on T-Mobile US
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday April 02, 2014

BlackBerry has decided to end its professional relationship with T-Mobile US because the strategies of the two companies no longer align, according to a note from CEO John Chen.

BlackBerry adds trackpad to "classic QWERTY" device the Q20 and announces new 5-inch touchscreen device
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday February 25, 2014

BlackBerry has announced a pair of new BlackBerry 10 OS phones at Mobile World Congress. One phone goes old-school and brings back the trackpad classic menu buttons while the other is an all touchscreen device aimed at forward-looking users.

BBM now works with Android 2.3 Gingerbread
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 19, 2014

BlackBerry has made good on its promise to bring its messaging service to older model Android devices. BBM originally worked only on Android 4.x devices, but it has since been updated to work on the millions of phones still running the outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Adding support to older devices offers BBM access to significantly more people because Gingerbread accounts for 1 in 5 active Android devices. Gingerbread is especially active in many of the emerging markets that BlackBerry is still a strong player, so getting more people under its service umbrella should be a positive for the company.

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