BlackBerry Board Refused To Break Up the Company Despite Interest From Apple and Microsoft

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The more time passes the more we learn about what happened within the process of BlackBerry’s attempt of selling itself. We now know that the company has decided to stay independent and try to straight the ship by itself. According to sources Reuters reported that the company gathered plenty of  interest from different suitors which…

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 Updated with New UI

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 has finally been updated. The app is still labeled as “preview”, despite being the fully functioning Android version. Besides a new UI, the Skype for BlackBerry 10 app also allows you to use your Windows Live login. With the free Skype app for BlackBerry 10, you can: Skype to Skype IMs,…

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Microsoft Acquires Nokia’s Phone and Services Business

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Microsoft looks to be heating up its presence in the mobile space with announcing the acquisition of Nokia’s device and services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services. “It’s a bold step into the future – a win-win for employees, shareholders and consumers of both companies. Bringing these great teams together will…

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Nokia Lumias May Have Outsold BlackBerrys Last Quarter, but BlackBerry Earns More Per Device

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Nokia recently announced their last quarter financial results. The results revealed that Nokia shipped 7.4 million Lumias last quarter, which is more than BlackBerry sold out of their entire device portfolio. A year ago, BlackBerry was selling about two phones for every one Nokia Lumia. However, Nokia is still struggling to turn a profit and return…

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Microsoft Deems Windows Phone in 3rd Place, Not Afraid of BlackBerry

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There’s an ongoing battle for the 3rd spot amongst mobile ecosystems. For quite sometime, BlackBerry held third place, while Android and iOS began dominating. Speaking to The Verge, Microsoft’s senior Windows Phone product manager Larry Lieberman deems Windows Phone to be in third place and adds that they’re not afraid of BlackBerry. “We think we’re solidly…

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