Category: BlackBerry

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BlackBerry officially announces the BlackBerry Z3

BlackBerry held an intimate media event at Mobile World Congress today and CEO John Chen once again reinforced his company’s commitment to the enterprise market. In addition, BlackBerry unveiled the long-rumoured “Jakarta” as the BlackBerry Z3. The BlackBerry- and Foxconn-built 3G-only device is an entry-level BlackBerry 10 smartphone running 10.2.1 with a 5-inch 960×540 pixel

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BlackBerry’s next flagship rumoured to sport a unique QWERTY keyboard

BlackBerry’s current flagship is the Z30, a BB10-powered smartphone that was released in Canada on October 15th of last year. So it’s time that the Waterloo-based manufacturer comes out with a new device and it could very well be the heavily rumoured Ontario and Windermere. The “Ontario” recently popped up in a benchmarking test, reportedly sporting a

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John Legere knows how to troll BlackBerry

Or maybe he just can’t help himself. Following T-Mobile’s ill-conceived iPhone 5s for BlackBerry email promotion that elicited calculated outrage from BlackBerry CEO John Chen and real outrage from BlackBerry users, T-Mobile CEO promised the company had heard the feedback “loud and clear.”

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New BlackBerry CEO talks turnaround, says ‘it’s not all about volume’

John Chen is on the offensive. BlackBerry is making small steps to right its sinking ship by outsourcing device manufacturing, selling unused real estate (thanks to massive layoffs) and focusing on the enterprise. In an interview with Forbes’ Rich Karlgaard, BlackBerry’s new CEO admits thats he’s looking forward to turning around a second company —

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BlackBerry’s EVP of BBM departs the company

In a statement today, BlackBerry confirmed “that Andrew Bocking, EVP, BBM has made the decision to leave BlackBerry. We thank him for his years of leadership and contribution.” Bocking was with BlackBerry since 2000 where he started out as a Project Manager, then held various positions within the company until taking the lead on BBM

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