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Girl Gets Stuck in Storm Drain Trying to Save Blackberry

Girl Gets Stuck in Storm Drain Trying to Save Blackberry

By Josh Wolford April 3, 2014

Not worth it. Not even remotely. A 16-year old Dover, U.K. teen had to be rescued by firefighters after she descended (about half-way) into a storm drain in a misguided attempt to fetch her Blackberry, which had apparently fell out …

BlackBerry Files to Block Typo Keyboard Case Sales BlackBerry Files to Block Typo Keyboard Case Sales

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BlackBerry Sues iPhone Keyboard Case-Maker Typo BlackBerry Sues iPhone Keyboard Case-Maker Typo
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Having dismissed singer Alicia Keys as its global creative director, BlackBerry this week is now looking to protect what little it has left by defending its patents. BlackBerry today announced that it has filed suit against Typo, a company that …

Alicia Keys Out as BlackBerry Creative Director Alicia Keys Out as BlackBerry Creative Director

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BlackBerry Taps Foxconn to Manufacture Devices BlackBerry Taps Foxconn to Manufacture Devices

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BlackBerry Announces $4.4 Billion Third-Quarter Loss BlackBerry Announces $4.4 Billion Third-Quarter Loss

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Top Smartphones: Which Phone Rules The Roost? Top Smartphones: Which Phone Rules The Roost?
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With the holiday season well underway, perhaps you’re looking into buying a popular smartphone for a family member. Maybe your current phone hasn’t been so great and you’re hoping to find a new smartphone in your stocking this year. One …

BlackBerry Rumored to be Deemphasizing its Hardware BlackBerry Rumored to be Deemphasizing its Hardware

Even before BlackBerry released its BlackBerry 10 platform and smartphone early this year investors have been calling on the company to abandon its hardware ambitions. Whatever BlackBerry meant in the early part of the century, it was clear to nearly …

BlackBerry to Re-Focus on Mobile Enterprise Serivces BlackBerry to Re-Focus on Mobile Enterprise Serivces

BlackBerry had a tough Fall. At the end of September the company announced yet another dismal quarter, this time with a nearly $1 billion loss. Those numbers led to an expected buyout by a group of investors led by Fairfax …

HTC, BlackBerry Could Abandon the Tablet Market HTC, BlackBerry Could Abandon the Tablet Market
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As crowded as the smartphone market currently is, the tablet market might be even more so. While brands such as Apple and Samsung have begun consolidating the smartphone market in established regions, other players such LG, Sony, and a variety …

BlackBerry Completes $1B Investment with Fairfax BlackBerry Completes $1B Investment with Fairfax

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Lenovo BlackBerry Bid Nixed By Canadian Government Lenovo BlackBerry Bid Nixed By Canadian Government

The Globe and Mail this week reported that a proposed buyout of struggling Canadian tech firm BlackBerry was rejected by the Canadian government. The offer was from Lenovo, a Chinese tech manufacturer that recently topped HP in notebook shipments during …

BlackBerry Buyout Fails, Thorsten Heins Ousted BlackBerry Buyout Fails, Thorsten Heins Ousted
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Today BlackBerry announced that the proposed $4.7 billion buyout for the company has fallen through. Today was the final day that a consortium of interested buyers led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited had for due dilligence. The consortium has been …

Searches For BBM Are Off The Charts [Yahoo] Searches For BBM Are Off The Charts [Yahoo]

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BlackBerry Announces New Mobility Cloud Service BlackBerry Announces New Mobility Cloud Service

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