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BlackBerry CEO John Chen set to speak to the Empire Club on Sept. 26

BlackBerry CEO John Chen set to speak to the Empire Club on Sept. 26

Established in 1903, the Empire Club of Canada is recognized as one of Canada's oldest and largest, more important speaker's forum and on September 26, BlackBerry CEO John Chen will be sitting down with Amber Kanwar there for an in-depth discussion. Tickets for the event have already sold out, but it does appear as though at least some of the conversation will be live-streamed. Mr. John...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Sequels and successors

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sequels and successors

iPhone 7 takes the world by storm, Forza races onto consoles everywhere, and yet another chat platform says Allo. If there's only one iPhone 7 review you read, make it Rene's at iMore. Diving deep into what makes the new iPhone, both good and bad, it's everything you need to know about the phone you're going to start seeing everywhere. Oh, and there's also a whole new version of tvOS and even...

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BlackBerry Camera app updated with usability enhancements and bug fixes

For those of you out there using a Priv or a DTEK50, you'll want to load up the Google Play store and get the latest BlackBerry Camera update downloaded. For this update, BlackBerry has added some usability enhancements and fixed up a few bugs some might hit folks. Also on the list of improvements is the ability to turn on the flashlight when taking photos. What's new: Turn on the flashlight...

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BlackBerry hosting developer summit in New York on November 17

BlackBerry hosting developer summit in New York on November 17

If you're a BlackBerry developer working with the Good Dynamics SDK, you'll want to stay tuned. BlackBerry has now sent out a 'save the date' for a developer summit they have lined up for November 17. BlackBerry Developer Summit Mark your calendar to attend the BlackBerry Developer Summit to get hands-on training with the Good Dynamics SDK. At this event, you will create engaging mobile...

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Caravan Transport Group Inc. now using BlackBerry's end-to-end asset tracking solution, BlackBerry Radar

With BlackBerry Radar having moved past the testing phase, BlackBerry has now announced their end-to-end asset tracking solution has been deployed with Caravan Transport Group Inc. For those unfamiliar with BlackBerry Radar, the innovative 'Smart Trailer' software and hardware solution is built on BlackBerry's cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) software platform. Taking time, money and...

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Digital Offers: Get the Ultimate CompTIA Core Certification Bundle for only $49!

It's tough to find work these days that doesn't require some pretty impressive computer skills. We're not just talking about proficiency with some basic office software or keyboarding skills, either; some of the most in-demand IT jobs require you to be an expert in security, Cloud software, Linux,networking, and more. How on Earth do you get these under your belt? When do you have the time to...

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Rare BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android goes up for sale on Kijiji

Remember before the Priv was announced there were multiple sightings of the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition caught running Android? At the time, it was caught up in the codename confusion and was better known as Oslo, and well, we know now that it was in some ways, a test bed for BlackBerry's Android smartphones. Although they never went on sale for the masses, a new Kijiji listing might...

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11Street now taking DTEK50 pre-orders in Malaysia

11Street now taking DTEK50 pre-orders in Malaysia

If you live in Malaysia and have been looking into picking up a DTEK50, you now have the option of placing a pre-order with 11Street. The retailer has now posted up pre-orders for the DTEK50 with pricing set at RM 1,339.00, though, shipments are not expected to start going out until September 30, 2016. If you're still on the fence about the DTEK50, be sure to take a look at our review! See at...

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BlackBerry returns to Korean market with launch of the Priv

BlackBerry returns to Korean market with launch of the Priv

Following earlier reports that highlighted BlackBerry's plans to return to the Korean market, BlackBerry has now announced official availability of the Priv there at a launch event held in Seoul. As noted by Yonhap News Agency: It is BlackBerry's first smartphone launched in South Korea since it pulled out of the Korean market three years ago. The launch of the Priv smartphone in the...

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BlackBerry 'Argon' likely to be released as the DTEK60

BlackBerry 'Argon' likely to be released as the DTEK60

Although we haven't heard a lot about the BlackBerry 'Argon' since the initial rumors popped up, there's now some further evidence the device exists directly off of BlackBerry's servers. Oddly enough, the details come directly from a page which was clearly not meant to be published given the 'donotpublish.html' extension but alas, they somehow went live confirming what was already rumored for...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Sevens

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sevens

You might have heard about the hot new thing in tech... Samsung's Note 7-shaped hole, err, recall just keeps getting deeper — the recall of the potentially-explosive phone got "now the government's involved" official. If you're still using a recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (if you've not exchanged your phone, that's you), please go to the nearest store for your carrier and exchange it. It doesn...

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Having issues with Reddit In Motion? A fix is on the way

Having issues with Reddit In Motion? A fix is on its way

If you're a Reddit In Motion user, you may have noticed the app hasn't been pulling in content recently unless you were logged into a Reddit account. Luckily, the developer behind the app was made aware of the problem, tracked it down and has already submitted a new build to BlackBerry World. While it's not available as of yet, once it is approved, the update will start rolling out to...

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BlackBerry COO Marty Beard: We're not letting one product or idea define us

As I mentioned in an earlier post, BlackBerry has been ramping up their company messaging to let folks know there is way more to BlackBerry than just their handset business. Another prime example of 'fighting' that mindset has come from Marty Beard, BlackBerry's chief operating officer, in response to a recently published article on Huffington Post titled 'Don't Let Yourself (Or Your Kid) Be...

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BlackBerry to announce Q2 fiscal 2017 results September 28th

BlackBerry to announce Q2 fiscal 2017 results September 28th

Keeping in line with the date on their investor events calendar, BlackBerry has now announced they will be reporting results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 on September 28, 2016. BlackBerry to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results on Wednesday September 28th, 2016 WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 14, 2016) - BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting...

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BlackBerry software recognized by Gartner for Critical Capabilities in High-Security Mobility Management

Just in case BlackBerry's focus on software hasn't been clear in recent months, the company has now taken another opportunity to spread that message. As noted by BlackBerry's Chief Security Officer, David Kleidermacher in a new post on the Inside BlackBerry blog titled 'BlackBerry Software is our Business', Gartner recently awarded BlackBerry with the highest score in 6 out of 6 use cases in...

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Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 now available

Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 now available

Despite arriving a little later than expected, Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 has now arrived and is available for download. As you may recall, early access was offered up on a 'pay what you want' basis but for this release, there's no payment required as the app is ad-supported. With that in mind, the developer does note 'If everything works well, please consider upgrading to support...

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ShopBlackBerry offering 40% off all BlackBerry accessories

ShopBlackBerry offering 40% off all BlackBerry accessories

If you're looking to load up on BlackBerry accessories, ShopBlackBerry has kicked off a limited time sale you'll likely want to check out. From now, through to September 27, 2016 at 11:59pm PST, BlackBerry is offering 40% all BlackBerry branded accessories. ShopBlackBerry Canada ShopBlackBerry US ShopBlackBerry UK ShopBlackBerry France ShopBlackBerry Germany ShopBlackBerry Europe Whether you...

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You can now grab a BlackBerry Priv from Rogers for $0 on contract

You can now grab a BlackBerry Priv from Rogers for $0 on contract

Although the BlackBerry Priv has been available for Rogers Enterprise customers for free on contract for a while now, the Canadian carrier has finally decided to move that pricing over to the consumer side of their services. At this point, there's no mention of whether or not it's for a limited time on the site itself, but if you've been holding off, waiting for the price to drop, and don't...

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BlackBerry software ready on day one for iOS 10

BlackBerry software ready on day one for iOS 10

Apple's iOS 10 officially becomes available today and to go along with that update, BlackBerry has announced their Good Secure EMM Suites and essential BlackBerry apps and software have been updated for iOS 10 and are available in the App Store. When paired with iOS 10, BlackBerry enhances Apple's security and enterprise readiness. We go beyond support for just MDM capabilities, enabling a...

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BlackBerry opens BlackBerry Hub+ Suite beta testing to all Android devices!

Now that BlackBerry has expanded their Hub+ Suite applications for Android, they have also opened up the beta testing process for those apps through the BlackBerry Beta Zone letting any device running Android 5.1 and up participate. To get started, you will need a BlackBerry Beta Zone account if you don't already have one, but from there you can visit this link to register for an invite to...

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