BlackBerry “About to Run Out of Its Nine Lives”

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Every year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that they predict will disappear before the end of the next year. Back in 2012, the site claimed Research In Motion (what BlackBerry was formally called) would disappear. Of course, that never happened, but that little error hasn’t stopped the site from now claiming the brand will…

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G4S Argentina Selects BES10 for Enterprise Mobility Management

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BlackBerry announced today that G4S, a global leader in the security industry, has decided to upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) as its enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. The upgrade to BES10 allows G4S, who has more than 4,500 employees in Argentina, to manage its devices in line with its recently implemented bring your own…

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BlackBerry Calls Blackphone ‘Consumer-Grade Privacy That’s Inadequate for Businesses’

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There’s a new player in the field of mobile encryption: Blackphone. The concept of an encrypted phone has long been an interest of Silent Circle founder and PGP creator, Phil Zimmerman. In a video on Blackphone’s website, Zimmerman said: “I had to wait for the rest of the technology infrastructure to catch up to make it possible to do secure telephony….

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BBM for Windows Phone with Native UI Revealed

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BlackBerry has kickstarted the BBM beta for Windows Phone users. BlackBerry initial rolled out a private beta in the Windows Phone app store. However, the company is now opening up beta requests to the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Here’s what BlackBerry had to say about the upcoming Windows Phone BBM: Sharing Experiences with Control and Privacy…

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How the BlackBerry Passport Re-Invents the Mobile Keyboard

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BlackBerry seeks to introduce a smartphone unlike any before it. The BlackBerry Passport will be sporting a massive 4.5-inch touch screen and a physical-touch-sensitive QWERTY keyboard. BlackBerry just released another teaser on the BlackBerry Passport. Here’s what they revealed about the Passport’s keyboard: The Keys to Successful Productivity BlackBerry Passport is a unique device that was…

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Mickey & Friends BBM Sticker Pack Now Available

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The BBM team have pushed a new, character themed sticker pack into the Shop. Mickey & Friends offers up expressive stickers with our favorite characters, Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and more! The digital stickers can be obtained in the BBM Shop for $1.99. What other packs would you set within BBM?

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New BBM ‘Things You Do’ Pack Available

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There’s a new Things You Do! Sticker pack in the BBM Shop for those interested. Couple clutch stickers known fondly in BBM emoticons section are now available to send in big bold sticker form. This pack is available for $0.99 and availability is still spreading. For now they seem to be showing in North America…

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AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Uses a BlackBerry to Get Things Done

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BlackBerry is shifting its focus to a more enterprise solution. It has become increasingly apparent that BlackBerry, under CEO John Chen, is looking to go back to its roots. The company will soon release the BlackBerry Passport and a device dubbed the ‘Classic’ in hopes of recapturing old clientele. Their focus on security and device…

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BlackBerry Shutting Down Scoreloop On December 1st

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Back in 2011, BlackBerry acquired Scoreloop, and about three years later, the company has decided to shut it down. Many of you will remember Scoreloop’s integration in titles like Run In Crowd, which brought a social aspect to gaming on the PlayBook and eventually BlackBerry 10. Scoreloop has now sent out a notice it is bringing its…

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