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BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call Live Blog!

BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call Live Blog!

Now that the report is out, next up is the conference call, which will be held beginning at 8 am ET. If you're looking to follow along, you can do so by dialing 1-866-438-1903 or by logging on to the BlackBerry Investors site or jump into the chat below to catch the highlights and discuss the latest news coming out of the call.

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BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results

BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results

Right on time, BlackBerry has now announced their Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results ahead of their live conference call. For Q4 Fiscal 2016, BlackBerry has reported Non-GAAP total revenue of $487 million. Non-GAAP software and services revenue of $153 million, up 106% percent for the same quarter year over year, allowing software and services revenue to grow to $527 million in FY 2016. Q4...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10 updated, all Privacy and Control features now free!

In addition to the BBM for Android update being rolled out, BlackBerry has also updated BBM for BlackBerry with much of the same improvements including ditching the fees for all the Privacy and Control features such as timed messages and photos, retract, private chat, and the ability to edit messages. Additionally, there are a few other changes as well according to the full change log. All...

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Reminder: BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

Just a quick, friendly reminder for those of you holding shares of BBRY that BlackBerry will be reporting results for its Q4 FY 2016 earnings on April 1, 2016. BlackBerry Limited will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 1, 2016. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-866-438-1903...

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Verizon set to add new $20 charge to smartphone upgrades [Update]

Verizon set to add new $20 charge to smartphone upgrades

Update: In a statement to Droid Life, Verizon confirmed the move, saying: "The upgrade fee helps cover our increased support costs associated with customers switching devices. Customers can pay the charge when they upgrade, bill it to their account or trade in an old device to offset the cost. The fee for upgrading on device payment is still half of the two-year contract upgrade fee."...

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Amazon Dash Buttons can now ship more than 100 products to your door

Amazon Dash Button

Amazon has tripled the number of brands available on the retail giant's Amazon Dash Button program, enabling Prime customers to choose from more than 100 consumables to order through the push of a button. Quite literally. With these handy little devices installed throughout the home, you'll be able to conveniently have products delivered straight to your door without even firing up your web...

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BlackBerry Radar will help trucking companies track and monitor shipments

BlackBerry Radar will help trucking companies track and monitor shipments

BlackBerry has unveiled Radar, a new end-to-end tracking system for trucking companies. With this system installed, companies can optimize the use of trailers and shipping containers, improving on-time deliveries, reducing theft, and generating more revenue. BlackBerry Radar already sports the capabilities to track mobile assets without relying on expensive and complicated IT infrastructure,...

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Amazon Prime now available to Sprint customers for $11 a month

Amazon Prime

If you wanted to try out Amazon Prime but don't have the $99 on hands for its normal annual fee, you might want to switch over to Sprint. The carrier has announced that new or current customers have the option to access Amazon Prime as an option on their bills for $10.99 a month. This is the first time that Amazon Prime has been available on a month-to-month basis. Sprint says: "Amazon...

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BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

Just in case anyone out there was still wondering whether or not BlackBerry was working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, there's now further evidence of its existence outside of the few images of devices running it that have popped up. Looking at the video, it's pretty easy to say that with the jump to Marshmallow, BlackBerry didn't change much by way of looks on the...

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BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

Adding to their already existing Red Dot awards for the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10 and Porsche Design P'9981, the BlackBerry Priv has now won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016 as announced by BlackBerry. "Our BlackBerry Design Team is extremely excited to be recognized by the prestigious Red Dot, given the time and energy spent on developing this next...

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AT&T to offer unlimited data for U-verse home Internet customers

ATT

AT&T is offering its home Internet customers who sign up for U-verse a way to get unlimited data with no caps. This can come in the form of a couple of different options. AT&T stated: On May 23, we will introduce a new unlimited data option for our U-verse home Internet customers. AT&T customers who have only our U-verse home Internet service can add unlimited data for $30...

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T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile is reportedly set to start offering new data-only plans for those who would rather skip the voice portion of their cell service. According to a leaked document obtained by TmoNews, T-Mobile will launch the so-called Simple Choice Data Only plans on March 30 with a variety of data bucket sizes and unlimited texts. The options start out at $20 per month for 2GB of data and cap out at...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: What's old is new again

Mobile Nations Weekly: What's old is new again

What's old is new again. Apple made waves early in the week, and we wasted no time in putting their latest wares to the test. So here they are, our iPhone SE review and our iPad Pro 9.7-inch review. Oh, and some updates to iOS and new Apple Watch bands. We're still getting to know the Samsung Galaxy S7, but things are about to get real crazy with the arrival of the LG G5. Not content to be...

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BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

Adding to the already long list of regions where Priv is available, BlackBerry has now announced their first Android-powered smartphone is now available in Japan through BlackBerry's exclusive Japanese reseller, Fox Inc. Pricing for Priv in Japan has been set at 99,800 Yen (excluding tax) and the device is available for purchase through Bic Camera, Amazon Japan and Fox-operated "caseplay"...

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Latest Priv update patches recent security exploits

Priv update brings a stronger Linux kernel

An update is now available for those with the BlackBerry Priv, and this update also focuses on security. We've seen monthly security patches since the phone's release, but this is a bit different. A recent discovery showed that the Android / Linux kernel was vulnerable to a specific attack, and this update fixes that to prevent issues. BlackBerry has posted additional details on the update...

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Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada has announced plans to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for its international flights. The airline says that it will start installing Gogo 2Ku satellite tech on its wide-body aircraft, with a debut set for this fall: Under the agreement announced today, Air Canada will begin installing Gogo® 2Ku satellite technology on its wide-body fleet commencing this fall with its Boeing 777 aircraft...

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Verizon

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon have all announced that customers in the U.S. can call and text numbers in Belgium free of charge for a number of days in the wake of attacks in that country today. AT&T stated: Our thoughts are with the people of Belgium and our customers who have friends and family there. We're going to credit our wireline and wireless customers for all calls and text...

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echAccess will now offer the BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Following the announcement of Exclusive Networks offering the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K, BlackBerry has continued to expand their distribution partners. This time around, TechAccess and BlackBerry have teamed up by signing a distribution agreement which covers GCC, KSA, Levant, North Africa and Pakistan. BlackBerry offers the industry's...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Deciding, releasing, updating, and event...ing. So you've read the Samsung Galaxy S7 reviews and you're wondering if you should go buy one. Well, here's some more data to help inform your decision: should you get the standard S7 or the S7 edge? Should an S6 owner upgrade to the S7?? Is the Galaxy S7 camera really the best? And should you just wait for the Note 6? The past two weeks have been...

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BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

Save the date for April 1st, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its Year-End and fourth quarter fiscal 2016 results. Like previous reports, BlackBerry will reveal its financial results for the quarter via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 1, 2016. A...

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