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BlackBerry begins rollout of January Android security update

BlackBerry begins rollout of January Android security update

Beta Zone has been updated with the new details as well, so some of you will start seeing it pushed as a 'beta' release. Seemingly skipping the Beta Zone testing phase this month, BlackBerry has now begun their rollout of the January Android security update. As posted on the BlackBerry Knowledge Base, the software version is available immediately for BlackBerry powered by Android smartphones...

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Snapdragon 835 debuts with Kryo 280 CPU, Bluetooth 5, Gigabit LTE, and much more

Snapdragon 835 CES

Qualcomm raises the bar with the Snapdragon 835. */ /*-->*/ Qualcomm offered up a quick look at the Snapdragon 835 back in November, announcing that it would be the company's first SoC to be built on a 10nm node. At CES, we're getting a detailed look at what's on offer with this year's high-end SoC. The shift to 10nm means that the overall size of the Snapdragon 835 is 30%...

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Digital Offers: Master Microsoft Office for just $49

Understanding Microsoft Office and how it all works is very important when looking for a job. Don't get left behind at the interview table because you don't know how to use formulas in Excel or analyze data with ease. With Microsoft offering so many apps under the Office umbrella, it can be hard to learn them all, especially if you don't know where to begin. Luckily, getting started doesn't have...

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*/ /*-->*/ With TCL already letting it be known they will 'unveil an evolutionary first in the mobile industry' and include a first look at how the BlackBerry brand will live on at CES, perhaps getting a tease ahead of CES 2017 is no surprise, but that's exactly what Steve Cistulli, President and General Manager for TCL Communication (TCT), North America dropped on Twitter....

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Digital Offers: Grab the most popular VPN of 2016 for just $29

Digital Offer: Get a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited for only $29!

Using the internet is becoming increasingly risky, and many people aren't taking the precautions necessary to protect their data and ultimately themselves. Using a VPN to protect yourself is never a bad idea, but free services are often unreliable, slow, and unsafe. What you need is an affordable VPN service with a proven track record to keep your data private while you browse the internet. You...

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QNX

As BlackBerry QNX prepares to head into CES 2017, John Wall, Senior Vice-President and Head of QNX Software Systems, has taken the time to go ahead and announce a new partnership between BlackBerry QNX and Korea-based Obigo to build a better web browser experience in infotainment systems. At BlackBerry, we are constantly seeking ways to improve the vehicle cockpit experience and to enhance...

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BlackBerry 'Mercury' could make its way to Verizon

BlackBerry 'Mercury' could make its way to Verizon

While TCL has already committed to telling us more about their BlackBerry plans at CES 2017, that certainly has not stopped the bits and pieces about the BlackBerry 'Mercury' from popping up unofficially. The latest comes by way of Roland Quandt, some of which has been floated about before, but some of which is certainly new information, such as a possible launch of the device on Verizon. In a...

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Digital Offers: Save more than $500 on this DevOps Mastery Bundle!

Looking for a career change in 2017 and want to get started with mastering development opportunities? There are so many different coding languages, things to learn and ways to learn it that it can quickly become overwhelming. Beyond all that, it simply gets expensive, and not everyone has hundreds or thousands of dollars laying around to drop into learning. Luckily, thanks to great bundles like...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Gala

Given our next BerryFlow podcast was scheduled to take place on Christmas Day, we decided to have a bit of an impromptu gathering before the holidays fully took over. With BlackBerry's Q3 Fiscal 2017 results, new deals for BlackBerry Radar, TCL being vocal about the BlackBerry brand in their device portfolio and reaffirmations of the trajectory for BBM in 2017, there was plenty to discuss....

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Inst10

Just in time for your holiday photo taking, Inst10 for Instagram has now been updated. This release has multiple fixes across the board addressing the speediness of the app itself right down to new a new icon and graphics. Updated to the very latest Instagram API version 10 Direct Message Fixes and Improvements Load Older Direct Conversations & Chats View Posts from a Location Faster...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

2016 Holiday Gift Guide Looking for the best gifts for the best people in your life? We can help! We've spent the year testing a lot of great (and some not-so-great) products to figuring out our absolute favorite tech of 2016. And we've brought it all here, together, in one easy wish list, just for you! BlackBerry DTEK 60 The DTEK 60 is the best device BlackBerry has...

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The news for BlackBerry Radar is starting to add up. First, Titanium Transporation announced they would be equipping their entire fleet with the system and now, fleet services graphics provider Modagrafics has announced a sales agent agreement with BlackBerry. Speaking on the announcement, Paul Pirkle, President and CEO of Modagrafics noted: The fleet customers we serve around the country...

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*/ /*-->*/ When the TCL-BlackBerry smartphone software and brand licensing deal was announced, we knew TCL had bigger plans for CES simply based on the tweets sent out but now the company has gone and made the news official. A new announcement today highlights TCL's plans to 'unveil an evolutionary first in the mobile industry' and include a first look at how the BlackBerry brand...

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As we prepare to close out 2016, BlackBerry has been doing a little housekeeping so to speak and in doing so, they have been busy clearing the air and cleaning up some misconceptions about the company. Everything from what's happening in hardware, to the rumors of BBM moving servers to Indonesia and who 'owns' BBM have been clarified recently. The latest clarification comes to us by way of...

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As mentioned on BlackBerry's Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings call, Titanium Transportation has now signed on to integrate BlackBerry Radar. The mention during the conference call never made clear the scope of integration Titanium would be implementing but the company has now announced its entire fleet of trailers will be integrating the asset tracking solution to 'boost efficiencies, increase revenue...

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John Chen talks BlackBerry earnings, autonomous vehicles and more!

John Chen talks BlackBerry earnings, autonomous vehicles and more!

Following the BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings report announcement and conference call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen hit several media outlets to discuss the results, profit margins, autonomous vehicles and more. One of his first stops was with Amber Kanwar at BNN, where he was pressed on when BlackBerry might turn over some overall total revenue for the company now that he has increased profit...

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BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings call live blog!

BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings call live blog!

Now that BlackBerry's Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings report is out, next up is the conference call and live webcast which will be held beginning at 8 am ET. You can tune in by dialing into 1-844-309-0607 or by logging onto the BlackBerry Investor site. As always, we invite you to join our live chat below and discuss the latest news with others. Additionally, a replay of the conference call will also...

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BlackBerry announces Q3 Fiscal 2017 results

BlackBerry announces Q3 Fiscal 2017 results

Right on time. BlackBerry has now announced their Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings results. For the quarter ending November 30, 2016, Non-GAAP revenue was $301 million with GAAP revenue of $289 million. Approximately 80% of the third quarter Software & Services segment revenue (excluding IP licensing and professional services) was recurring. BlackBerry had over 3,000 enterprise customer orders in...

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Keeping in line with their investor schedule, BlackBerry has now announced they will report their Q3 Fiscal 2017 results on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-844-309-0607 or by logging onto the BlackBerry Investor site. A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - TCL

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - TCL

As we head into BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings, there has been a lot of small bits of news breaking cover. If you missed out on BerryFlow last night, now is a good time to go ahead and get yourself caught up on all that has been happening ahead of the earnings call. Topics Hardware is BlackBerry's Horcrux Five things you need to know about the new BlackBerry BlackBerry and TCL sign...

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