BlackBerry adds quantum-resistant solution to their cybersecurity tools

BlackBerry held their security summit today in New York and as part of news coming out of the event, BlackBerry has now announced that they preparing for the future and quantum computing attacks by adding a quantum-resistant code signing server to their cybersecurity tools.

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BlackBerry KEY2 LE arrives at Bell, Rogers, TELUS, and Koodo on October 5

In addition to the dual-SIM 64GB BlackBerry KEY2 LE being available from Staples, Walmart, and Blueshop and soon Amazon, BlackBerry Mobile has announced that starting October 5th, Bell, Rogers, TELUS, and Koodo will be offering the single-SIM 32GB variant in slate starting at $0 CAD on a two-year term.

BlackBerry KEY2 Dual-SIM now available from Clove and Unlocked-Mobiles UK

Looking to get your hands on the dual-SIM, 128GB version of the BlackBerry KEY2 in the UK? If so, you now have more options to choose from as both Clove and Unlocked-Mobiles have started offering it with a tiny bit better pricing than the BlackBerry Mobile EU Store.

Firefox Focus gets search suggestions, and speed improvements

Given Firefox Focus is now loaded onto BlackBerry smartphones as part of Locker, there's a good chance some of you out there are using it as your browser of choice, and today, Mozilla has introduced some great updates to their privacy-focused offering.


BlackBerry Hub+ Services beta fixes repetitive Twitter account prompt

BlackBerry Hub+ Services

A new BlackBerry Hub+ Services beta is now rolling out and if you have been getting repetitive Twitter account prompts on your device asking you to pick an account, this release should fix it. The rest of the changelog is rather slim and simply highlights stability fixes.

BlackBerry Evolve will be available from Amazon India on October 10

BlackBerry Evolve

BlackBerry fans in India waiting to get their hands on the BlackBerry Evolve won't have much longer to wait. Amazon and Optiemus have let it be known the device, initially announced back in August, will be available through Amazon India on October 10.

You can now order the BlackBerry KEY2 LE from Walmart in Canada

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

In addition to Blueshop and Staples, the BlackBerry KEY2 LE has now arrived at Walmart and is being listed as in stock and ready to be shipped. As expected, pricing is on par with other retailers being set at $599.98. However, only the slate color variant is currently listed.

BlackBerry KEY2 LE now available in Canada from Blueshop and Staples

Canadians looking to pick the BlackBerry KEY2 LE now have the option of ordering through Blueshop or Staples as both retailers have the latest BlackBerry smartphone listed as in stock. Blueshop appears ready to ship today while if you order from Staples, you'll have to wait until October 9 unless your local Staples has inventory for 2-hour pickup.

BlackBerry KEY2 LE now available to pre-order from Amazon in the U.S.

Following pre-orders going live in Germany across various retailers, BlackBerry fans in the US looking to be among the first to get their hands on the BlackBerry KEY2 LE can now place pre-orders through Amazon. According to the listings, the slate color variant will ship on October 12 while champagne will ship on November 2 with pricing set at $449.99.

John Chen talks profits, acquisitions and winning Wall Street customers back

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Coming off of announcing BlackBerry's fiscal year 2019 Q2 results, BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with BNN and Bloomberg about where the company stands today and where they're headed in the near future.


Facebook says nearly 50 million accounts impacted by security breach

Facebook says nearly 50 million accounts impacted by security breach

Facebook has reset access tokens for around 90 million people in response to the breach.

Facebook today revealed that more nearly 50 million accounts have been affected by a "security issue."


BlackBerry reports fiscal year 2019 Q2 results

BlackBerry today announced their fiscal year 2019 second quarter results which highlight Non-GAAP total company revenue of $214 million, Non-GAAP total software and services revenue of $197 million, while total software and services billings grew double-digits and BlackBerry Technology Solutions drew record high quarterly revenue due to growth in automotive.


Media Markt and Saturn now taking BlackBerry KEY2 LE pre-orders

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

For folks in Germany looking to get their hands on the all-new BlackBerry KEY2 LE as soon as possible, it seems as though Media Markt and Saturn might be the best options. Both are now taking pre-orders for the latest BlackBerry smartphone with pricing set at €429.

Sprint BlackBerry KEYone will not be getting Android Oreo

While Android Oreo is still rolling out KEYone across several regions, it seems as though not all variants will end up getting it. According to Sprint, as posted in their community forums, their variant of the BlackBerry KEYone will not be getting an Android Oreo update.

Android Oreo update now rolling out in the UK for KEYone owners

Android Oreo update now rolling out in the UK for KEYone owners

Although plenty of other KEYone owners have received the Android Oreo update already, the UK has lagged a bit behind. That has now changed, and KEYone owners in the UK have now started receiving firmware ABG366 over the air bringing Oreo to their devices.

Does BlackBerry Mobile need to offer a Motion successor?

It has been about 11 months now since the BlackBerry Motion was announced, and since then, we have seen the BlackBerry KEY2 arrive on the scene as well as the soon to be released KEY2 LE. Both of those devices, of course, make use of the iconic BlackBerry keyboard but as it stands right now, there are no new all-touch devices even rumored to be coming from BlackBerry Mobile. It seems to me that BlackBerry Mobile is focusing on keyboard devices, but should they also offer up a successor to the BlackBerry Motion for all-touch BlackBerry fans?

BlackBerry KEY2 LE dummy units begin arriving at Tbooth locations

To go along with the Rogers release date information, it seems as though Tbooth Wireless locations have now started receiving their BlackBerry KEY2 LE dummy units as well and some have already put them on display. The above was spotted at a Mississauga location.

Android Messages will offer improved search features starting this week

In addition to the recently added Android Messages for the web, dark theme, and GIF search, Google has now announced Android Messages will be gaining improved search features starting this week.


Rogers looks all set to release the BlackBerry KEY2 LE on October 5th

While the BlackBerry KEY2 LE has already been officially announced, we're still waiting for availability, but it looks as though at least Rogers is getting things lined up for release. According to a new image, seemingly from Rogers internal systems, the Canadian carrier is expecting to have the device available on October 5th.