Category: BlackBerry

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Interim CEO says BlackBerry will continue making smartphones

Earlier today, BlackBerry announced some major changes to their leadership structure. Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of the Waterloo-based company, will step down and be removed from the Board of Directors. Current board member David Kerr will also resign from his position. Arriving to save the struggling company business is John S. Chen, BlackBerry’s interim

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BlackBerry Z30 now available through MTS

MTS was one of the original carriers that BlackBerry mentioned in their press release when the Z30 was officially announced. TELUS and Bell were also listed and launched on October 15th. MTS was missing from that release date and it now seems the carrier has quietly snuck the device into their lineup. For those Manitobans interested

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BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982 tipped for a November 20th release

Get your wallets ready! Remember the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982 that leaked online a few months ago? It looks like this upscale BB10 smartphone just might make an official appearance on November 20th. Apparently at an event in Dubai where Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 driver and BlackBerry sponsor, was speaking some BlackBerry reps tipped onlookers

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Rogers BlackBerry Z30 now available online

Rogers was under the gun a few weeks back for not supporting Waterloo-based BlackBerry and releasing the 5-inch flagship Z30. After much brouhaha, “In response to customers’ feedback and excitement,” Rogers decided to stock the latest Berry, but started off by only accepting online reservations. Now weeks later, the Z30 is finally available online for

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BlackBerry: ‘This week’s reduction includes approximately 300 in Waterloo’

BlackBerry’s job cuts are quickening, which is incredibly unfortunate. According to a report by the CBC which has been confirmed by BlackBerry, yet another 300 employees have been shown the door. “This week’s reduction includes approximately 300 in Waterloo.” BlackBerry spokesperson Rebecca Freiburger stated, “As previously mentioned, we are in a period of transition and

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