In a new interview, BlackBerry CEO John Chen repeated his earlier statements about the company planning to launch two new two mid-range Android phones later in 2016. He also said that the high price of their first Android phone, the BlackBerry Priv, might have hurt its sales.
Verizon Wireless has a new promotion where it will offer three free months of the HBO Now streaming TV service for new customers that witch from a previous carrier, along with current customers who add a new line or upgrade.
BlackBerry has cut the price of its unlocked Android smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, permanently by $50, reducing the price from $699 to $649. The Priv is also available in parts of Europe for a reduced price of €729 and in the UK for £529.
Amazon has signed a multi-year deal with the BBC that will give Amazon Prime Video exclusive rights in the U.S. to stream the reboot of the Doctor Who sci-fi franchise. The first eight seasons will be available on the service on March 27, with the ninth season coming this fall.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in an interview that the social network's current 140-character limit for public posts is "staying". Previous rumors claimed Twitter was considering an option to increase that limit to 10,000 characters.
Sprint has confirmed that the wireless carrier will once again offer its customers two-year contract pricing options for its smartphones. The company ditched those plans a few weeks ago but has brought them back due to what it said was customer demand.