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Gameloft brings Spider-Man Unlimited to BlackBerry 10

Gameloft brings Spider-Man Unlimited to BlackBerry 10

Truth be told, it has been a while since Gameloft has brought any of their bigger titles into BlackBerry World but the time has come to change that and well, they went with a good one. Your favorite web-slinging Spider-Man is back and this time it's via the free to download Spider-Man Unlimited. Swing into a hand-drawn Comic-Verse in a brand-new episodic adventure! Unite the Spider-Verse...

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John Chen increases his BlackBerry turnaround odds to 99 percent

John Chen increases his BlackBerry turnaround odds to 99 percent

After BlackBerry's Q3 fiscal 2015 earnings call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with Bloomberg's Emily Chang to discuss the report, business strategy and profit outlook for the company. As has become a common question for Chen, he was asked how he felt about his chances of fully turning BlackBerry around. Rather than running with 50-50 or 80 percent this time, the CEO was confident enough to...

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Boeing

During BlackBerry's Q3 fiscal 2015 earnings call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen highlighted the fact his company was now 'collaborating with Boeing to provide a secure mobile solution for Android devices utilizing our BES12 platform' but noted 'That by the way is all they allow me to say.' A new report from Bloomberg though further confirms the collaboration with Andy Lee, a Boeing spokesman...

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BlackBerry Q3 results show progress towards sustainable profitability

BlackBerry Q3 results show progress towards sustainable profitability

Earlier this morning BlackBerry posted its results for Q3 of fiscal 2015. Every quarter it seems people think this is a typo, so as a gentle reminder I'll point out that the company has a February fiscal year end. To jump right to the short term situation, the market is not particularly keen on the numbers. The stock is down about 6% as I type these words. I suspect the big reason for this is...

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Hunger Games Mockingjay BBM stickers have arrived

If you want to bring a bit of The Hunger Games to your BBM, you can now grab the Hunger Games Mockingjay BBM sticker pack which features several characters from the hit movie, from the BBM Shop for only $1.99. Katniss, Peeta, Ceasar and Effie are among some of the stickers in the pack. Sadly, it seems Haymitch has been left out. Hit this link to be taken right to the sticker pack in your...

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TELUS sales of the BlackBerry Classic go live!

TELUS sales of the BlackBerry Classic go live!

If TELUS is your preferred carrier and you want to get your hands on the brand new BlackBerry Classic, you can now place your orders. Sales of the new QWERTY smartphone with the traditional navigation keys and trackpad have gone live with two-year contract pricing set at only $50. If you want to avoid the whole contract thing, you'll be looking at a $550 dip from you bank account to call the...

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BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call Live Blog!

BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call Live Blog!

The report is out, but the earnings call still has to happen, so hop into the chat below and we can all listen to it together! Sound off with any comments and thoughts you may have on today's small bevy of news. The conference call and live webcast will be held today beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-888-503-8168 or by logging on at the BlackBerry Investors site.

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Ocean Capital Investments replaces MobileIron with BlackBerry's Hosted Solution on BES12

Press Release Ocean Capital Investments Displaces MobileIron for BlackBerry Hosted Solution on BES12, BlackBerry's Cross-platform EMM Solution Ocean Capital Investment commits to deploying BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport smartphones WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2014) - BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today...

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BlackBerry Expands Support for Mobility Management Solutions to Android Lollipop

BlackBerry has now made another move to further improve their BES12 offerings by announcing support for Android 5.0 Lollipop. "Customers recognize the risks that mobility brings into their organization, and BES12 is the insurance policy that will protect their critical data while giving them the freedom to choose whichever platforms they prefer," said Billy Ho, Executive Vice President,...

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BlackBerry completes acquisition of Secusmart

BlackBerry completes acquisition of Secusmart

With the acquisition of Secusmart announced back in July and Germany having now approved the move, BlackBerry and Secusmart have finally sealed the deal and have officially announced the acquisition as complete. "The acquisition of Secusmart underscores BlackBerry's long-standing commitment to being the best in enterprise mobile security. BlackBerry is the only vendor to offer secure and...

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BlackBerry announces Q3 Fiscal 2015 Results

BlackBerry announces Q3 Fiscal 2015 Results

BlackBerry has now announced their Q3 Fiscal 2015 results and revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 was $793 million. Revenue breakdown for the quarter was approximately 46% for hardware, 46% for services and 8% for software and other revenue. During the quarter, BlackBerry recognized revenue on approximately 2 million BlackBerry smartphones with 1.9 million being sold through to end...

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BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2015 Results December 19th, 2014

It's getting close to that time again where BlackBerry has to offer up everyone a look at their financial stats, more specifically, their Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results. The announcements will take place on December 19th, 2014. BlackBerry will be reporting results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on December 19th, 2014. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8...

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BBM rolls out new dynamic emoticon and sticker picker

BBM rolls out new dynamic emoticon and sticker picker

With the last BBM update, a lot of folks weren't happy that BBM defaulted to using stickers before emoticons in the app and didn't hold back on letting BlackBerry know the change was less than ideal. Thankfully, BlackBerry is pretty open to listening to feedback and as such, have now pushed a new BBM update into BlackBerry World that fixes the situation up a bit by meeting somewhere in the...

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EE Store

The UK government has managed to reach an agreement with local operators to work on the issue of nationwide 'not-spots': areas restricting access to basic mobile functions due to weak signal coverage. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone will invest a guaranteed £5 billion to improve mobile infrastructure by 2017 with the aim to provide 90 per cent of the UK with both voice and text coverage. Not only...

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BlackBerry Classic launched in Singapore

BlackBerry Classic launched in Singapore

Following the launch of the BlackBerry Classic in New York, BlackBerry has now announced the BlackBerry Classic for Singapore as well. In Singapore, the device is available now through all of BlackBerry's major Singapore operators. Cameron Vernest, Managing Director, Singapore & The Philippines, BlackBerry, said: "We're delighted our three loyal partners, M1, SingTel and StarHub, are...

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BlackBerry Classic now available through Virgin Mobile Canada

BlackBerry Classic now available through Virgin Mobile Canada

Live in Canada and want a BlackBerry Classic right now? If so, Virgin Mobile wants to hook you up with one. As listed on their site, you can now pick a BlackBerry Classic from the carrier for as little as $49.99 with a two-year agreement. The pricing gets tiered based on the plan options you choose with the month-to-month pricing ending up at $499.99. 2 year Platinum Plan – $49.99 2 year...

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BlackBerry Blend smartphone and desktop apps all updated to new versions

Whether you're looking for the PC and Mac apps or the BlackBerry 10, iOS or Android versions, BlackBerry Blend has been updated across the board today with several improvements and fixes. Right now, the desktop versions don't really have a change log but the smartphone apps all share the same one. New in this release: Support for timed messages and message retraction in BBM Support for...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen

If you weren't able to tune into the BlackBerry Classic launch event live, you can now head on over to the event website and watch the replay at a time that is convenient for you. In order to take it all in, you'll need to set aside about an hour and ten minutes unless there's some parts you feel like skipping through. Be sure to check out the end as well if you took part in the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry announces partnerships for launch of BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry announces partnerships for launch of BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry has announced a couple of new device partnerships with Mackenzie Health and Ingram Micro Mobility. Both companies will launch the new BlackBerry Classic. Mackenzie Health will launch the device to its employees, including those in sensitive positions. In addition to launching the BlackBerry Classic, Ingram Micro will also distribute BlackBerry enterprise bundles, and already...

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