BlackBerry ends relationship with U.S. carrier over iPhone tiff

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen today announced that the Waterloo, Ont. smart phone maker is ending business relations with United States-based carrier T-Mobile. Chen said on Tuesday BlackBerry will not renew its license

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Taking a ‘bulletproof’ screen protector to the shooting range

It would be an understatement to say that the mobile device screen protector market is saturated. So it comes as no surprise when some manufacturers come up with extravagant claims such as having

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Enterprise to remain BlackBerry’s key focus

With the announcement last week of the new Q20 handset aimed at hardcore BlackBerry fans loning for the good old days of smart phone hard keys and the BES 12, the company’s latest

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BlackBerry Q20 to sport trackpad, QWERTY keyboard

After admitting it has disappointed loyal fans by getting rid of the physical keyboard and trackpad on some of its new handsets, BlackBerry Ltd.,  it is bringing back the much loved features on an

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Blackphone launches secure Android smart phone

Encryption communications firm Silent Circle of the United States and Spanish smart phone maker Geeksphone today unveiled a US$629 smart phone powered by a security-hardened version of the Android operating system. The Swiss-based

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Ford steering towards BlackBerry’s QNX for auto tech

Here’s some good news for BlackBerry Ltd. Ford Motor Co. is reportedly preparing to dump Microsoft Corp.’s Windows and adopt the Canadian firm's QNX system to power the next generation of Ford’s Sync

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Bluebox launches BYOD security solution

Mobile security startup Bluebox Security today released its first secure corporate data solution for devices running on iOS and Android operating systems. The Bluebox software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile data solution use a data wrapping

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John Chen fumes over iPhone for BlackBerry offer

A promotional campaign by American carrier T-Mobile that entices smart phone users to turn in their BlackBerry handsets for a new iPhone got the goat of the CEO the Waterloo-based phone maker yesterday.

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Android device sales to hit 1.1 billion in 2014

Shipment of mobile devices powered by Google Inc.’s Android operating system will exceed one billion for the first time in 2014, according to research firm Gartner Inc.’s annual forecast. Gartner predicts up to

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