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Avaya targeted by BlackBerry for alleged patent violations

Some of Avaya Inc.’s products are potentially under fire from BlackBerry for copyright infringement. The Canadian smartphone maker has filed lawsuits in...

August 9th, 2016 IT World Canada Staff

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BlackBerry is back (really)

At every smartphone refresh cycle, which occurs annually in the summer ahead of the back to school rush, BlackBerry releases...

August 4th, 2016 Chris Lau


BlackBerry doubles down on Android

Building on its first Android foray with the Priv that launched last year, BlackBerry has announced what it says is...

July 26th, 2016 Gary Hilson

BlackBerry unveils its newest Android mobile device, the DTEK50

BlackBerry Ltd. today announced that its latest Android OS-powered smartphone, the DTEK50, is now available for pre-order. Touted as a...

July 26th, 2016 IT World Canada Staff

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BlackBerry’s newest Android phone passes FCC certification, nears launch

While BlackBerry has yet to unveil its next Android device, codenamed “Hamburg”, reports indicate that the smartphone has passed the...

July 25th, 2016 IT World Canada Staff

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BlackBerry scores multi-million dollar security contract with U.S. Government

BlackBerry this week announced it will be working with the U.S. government to both enhance the federal emergency mass notification...

July 21st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Does BlackBerry ending the classic device make sense?  

BlackBerry fans are in an uproar over the company’s decision to wind down the Classic. “Change is necessary,” they say....

July 11th, 2016 Chris Lau

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Does BlackBerry have new Android devices in development?

BlackBerry Ltd. just can’t stop, won’t stop. Even as the Canadian smartphone maker begins phasing out its Classic model after...

July 8th, 2016 Dave Yin