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BlackBerry Motion launched with a 5.5-inch IPS touch-screen display

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China-based phone manufacturer TCL, the company that holds the rights to manufacture all BlackBerry phones, has launched a new BlackBerry phone, named the BlackBerry Motion. The smartphone launched at the Gulf Information Technology Expo (GITEX) event in Dubai, is very similar to

BlackBerry’s revenue rises as software sales hit record

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There used to be a time when BlackBerry phones were considered the professional phones. But in this touchpad, generation there were not many takers for Blackberry. Now the likes of Samsung and Apple have taken over the market. BlackBerry’s smartphone

Delphi partners BlackBerry to bolster software and safety of self-driving cars

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Delphi Automotives is partnering BlackBerry to build a system that improves software performance and enhances safety in autonomous cars. BlackBerry will provide the operating system for Delphi‘s autonomous driving system, called the Centralized Sensing Location and Planning and is expected to

Samsung Galaxy S8 to be launched on March 29 in NYC

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Though Samsung made it obvious that this year’s Mobile World Congress will not witness the launch of the Galaxy S8, the South-Korean company also doesn’t want the new rivals, like Nokia 3310, BlackBerry, LG, or Huawei to steal the show

BlackBerry hopes to deliver again with a physical keyboard

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After HMD Global, who is leveraging the nostalgia around the widely popular Nokia 3310 to relaunch the legendary phone, TCL too is bringing back the BlackBerry from the grave, with a physical keyboard. Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2017, TCL, a billion dollar

BlackBerry files legal suit against Nokia for patent infringement

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Two former smartphone giants- Nokia and BlackBerry are ready to battle it out once again- only in legal corridors this time. Apparently, both the companies that are well past their hey days are in the middle of resurrecting their brands

WhatsApp to stop working for millions of users

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Though WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms, it will stop working for more than million users. As WhatsApp announced in early 2016 to stop support – for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60,

Bangalore traffic police to go cashless with new digital devices early next year

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Though we can’t deny the stress being caused by it, demonetization is apparently pushing many people towards digital transactions or we should say, digital India! Joining the list of small vendors, shop keepers and even cobblers shifting to digital payment

Blackberry back with two new Android smartphones, DTEK50 & DTEK60

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Blackberry that recently ceased manufacturing its own smartphones has launched two new Android smartphones — DTEK50 and DTEK60 – for the Indian market, claiming them to be the most secure smartphones in the segment. Manufactured by Alcatel, a France-based telecommunications

BlackBerry bids goodbye to hardware manufacturing, to focus on software

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It was expected sooner than later. Former smartphone giant BlackBerry has called it quits for hardware designing announcing that it will no longer make the hardware for its own smartphones. Instead, the company now intends to outsource hardware making to

Samsung and BlackBerry partner to build high security “SecuTablet”

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Thanks to technology, we are always at work even on the move. However, even after hoarding warnings like “Confidential report”- should not be shared”, these kernel details are not safe from cyber criminals. Hence, Samsung and BlackBerry have created SecuTABLET,

BlackBerry to offer enterprise solutions via Microsoft Azure

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Blackberry has announced that more of its secure enterprise mobility solutions have been added to the open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure. Enterprises can now opt to install and deploy the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform by BlackBerry

In the Eden of smartphones, Apple was indeed the tempting fruit

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Remember those Nokia phones with colorful keypad? Or those flip phones that were so much of a style statement till about a decade back? All you could do with them was call or message. And then Blackberry came into the

India’s Itel among Africa’s top 100 mobile brand

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Itel Mobile that entered India recently has managed to break into the top 100 “Most Admired Brands in Africa” list of 2015, ranking 51st in the list unveiled by Africa’s biggest business magazine—African Business. Launched by China-based Transsion Holdings with

Blackberry is Back!!

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The late diva of 90’s, Blackberry, is trying hard to stand with the latest kids – Samsung, Apple, Lenovo – of this day. With the BlackBerry Priv, the company releases its first premium Android smartphone forRs 62,500. A smartphone which

WatsApp to drop support to Blackberry

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With one billion active users, WhatsApp announced that the app will soon be discontinued on BlackBerry and Nokia devices. However, it is not very surprising that WhatsApp is abandoning Blackberry, because recently the later had shunned the OS when building its

Headless BlackBerry finally gets India MD

MUMBAI, INDIA: Headless BlackBerry has a new India MD. The company which was headless for about three months has announced the appointment of Narendra Nayak as new MD. At BlackBerry, Nayak will be chiefly responsible to increase the dwindling market

Why did BlackBerry acquire its arch rival?

MUMBAI, INDIA: BlackBerry has acquired its arch rival, Good Technology for $425 million. Good Technology, a provider of mobile software provider will boost BlackBerry’s ability to help corporate clients manage smart phones running on different operating systems. Good’s technology will

Essar Group manages BYOD environment with BlackBerry EMM

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Essar Group has selected BES12, a multi-OS Enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution by BlackBerry to securely manage their data, applications, and multi-OS device environment. “In a hyper-competitive world where seamless connectivity is critical, enterprises require a secure,

BlackBerry’s Lalvani joins Qualcomm

MUMBAI, INDIA: Former BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani has joined Qualcomm as Vice President and President for the company’s India operations. He replaces Avneesh Agrawal, Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm India and South Asia, who resigned to start his own venture.