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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Transitioning BlackBerry inks NZ govt contract
Parliamentary Service New Zealand has entered into agreement with BlackBerry, in a move that will see the government organisation deploy BlackBerry’s WatchDox software solution and other cross-platform BlackBerry software solutions.
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Apple
BlackBerry bows out of hardware as smartphone business turns sour
The move gives BlackBerry a chance to survive as a pure software and services company, following years of losses for its hardware business.
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Cloud
BlackBerry momentum building in ANZ
BlackBerry is continuing to expand its presence in Australia & NZ, announcing the addition of several enterprise software customers to its portfolio.
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Smartphone
BlackBerry launches new services to Android users
BlackBerry delivers on its smartphone software strategy, offering BlackBerry Hub+ for Android users.
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Microsoft
BlackBerry offers secure apps via Microsoft's Azure Cloud
“With BlackBerry´s Good Dynamics now on Azure, we continue to help protect customers’ data and enhance our ecosystem of business-critical apps."
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
BlackBerry Security Summit: IT decision makers concerned over mobile vulnerabilities
“BlackBerry recognises that security is a dynamic field, and even the best defensive strategies and technologies today may be inadequate tomorrow,”
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Mobile Security
BlackBerry Security Summit: New strategies for the communication firm
BlackBerry’s CEO opens the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York, addressing a packed crowd of security, mobility and IT professionals.
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Mobile Security
IN PICS: Inside the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016
We give you an inside look at today’s BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 taking place in New York City.
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Gaming
Blamsung: why it would make sense for Samsung to buy BlackBerry
While the rumours of a takeover by Samsung of struggling BlackBerry were quickly hosed down by the companies concerned, such a move would make perfect sense for both.
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Mobility
The secure path to a productive mobile workforce
BlackBerry’s Matthew Ball offers some tips on how to find a secure path to a productive mobile workforce.
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Apple
BlackBerry and Samsung strategic partnership to boost enterprise security
With KNOX, Samsung has created a set of Android devices capable of safeguarding enterprise data with multiple layers of hardware - and software - based protection.
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Microsoft
Context: The App is dead, long live the App
July 2008: a certain fruity company launched its app store and gave a home to 500 freshly pressed iPhone OS (iOS nowadays) apps.
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Microsoft
Android dominates as vendors make smartphone market history...
The worldwide smartphone market reached a new milestone in the second quarter of 2014...
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Cloud
Apple / IBM deal doesn’t scare Dell, or BlackBerry…
"I do not think that we take the Apple-IBM tie-up terribly seriously"…. it’s like when "two elephants start dancing."
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Smartphone
Good Technology offers free customer BlackBerry migration
Good Technology reveals new ‘Migrate Now' program, aimed at removing financial barriers for BlackBerry customers wishing to move now to mobile platforms like iOS, Android, and Windows Phone.
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Apple
10 million BBM downloads for Android/iOS users in 24 hours…
In just 24 hours BBM has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android and iPhone users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date
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Smartphone
Co-founders considering BlackBerry buy back bid
The two co-founders of the embattled smartphone manufacturer are considering making an offer to save the struggling company.
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Smartphone
Is it a case of Buy Buy BlackBerry…?
After reaching a US$4.7bn deal to take the company private last week, reports now claim Cisco, Google and SAP have entered the running for the embattl
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BlackBerry
Private deal doesn't solve BlackBerry crisis
Taking the business private doesn’t solve the fundamental problems at the company.
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Smartphone
BlackBerry bites the bullet with US$4.7bn private deal
The struggling Canadian smartphone maker, reeling from a string of poor device sales, enters acquisition agreement with Toronto-based private equity consortium.
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Android
BlackBerry shoots the Messenger... cuts 4,500 jobs
BlackBerry's business has "sailed off a cliff" as the company stares a near US$1bn loss in the face.
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Apple
BBM for Android and iOS available this weekend…
Previously exclusive to BlackBerry smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play and the App StoreSM.
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Cloud
Smartphone shipments surges phone market growth
Smartphones will represent virtually all of the mobile phone market in many of the world's most developed economies by the end of 2017....
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Smartphone
Samsung leads the pack as smartphone sales keep rising
Worldwide smartphone sales to end users reached 225 million units, up 46.5% from the second quarter of 2012.