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  1. Why BlackBerry Has Announced it Will Stop Making Hardware

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    BlackBerry has announced that it will stop developing internal hardware by January 2017. The change comes as CEO John Chen follows through on his promise to cease hardware development by this September if the company couldn’t make it a profitable venture by this point in time. BlackBerry now...
  2. BlackBerry Launches New Smartphone, DTEK50

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    This week, BlackBerry announced the launch of their new smartphone, the DTEK50, which is now available for pre-orders at ShopBlackBerry.com . Described by BlackBerry as "the world’s most secure Android smartphone", the DTEK 50 comes equipped with Android Marshmallow 6.0, and combines...
  3. BlackBerry Announces Phase Out of the BlackBerry Classic

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    This week in a blog post , BlackBerry announced that it will be phasing out the BlackBerry Classic. Ralph Pini , Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices at BlackBerry wrote, “For many years, Classic (and its BBOS predecessors) has been in our portfolio. It has been an...
  4. BlackBerry Confirms Release Of Android Phone This Winter

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    Today, BlackBerry announced they will be releasing a new OS smartphone year during the winter holiday period, called the Priv. The new release will be a slider phone with a curved screen. Which contract manufacturer will be making the phone, how will it be distributed and what will the price...
  5. CIBC and Rogers Partner on Digital Wallet

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    CIBC and Rogers Communications unveiled Canada's first secure mobile payment solution on May 15th. Canadians will soon be able to pay for goods and services by simply tapping their smartphone at the checkout counter. In this particular case, your NFC-enabled (near field communications) Rogers...
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