Tag Archive: BlackBerry


BlackBerry CEO: Apple’s privacy stance is unethical

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has waded in on the the question of whether or not Apple is right to refuse to help the government access smartphone data for security purposes. “For years, government officials have pleaded to the technology industry for help,” Chen wrote in a recent blogpost. “Yet [the requests] have been met with […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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BlackBerry is losing 56,000 users a month in the U.K.

BlackBerry’s smartphone business is imploding in a big way in the U.K., where the company is currently losing around 56,000 users every month to Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, new research shows. Just two years ago, the Canadian company had around…

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Blackberry sues Ryan Seacrest’s iPhone keyboard case again

You’d think that one patent infringement lawsuit would be enough, but Ryan Seacrest’s iPhone case startup clearly didn’t get the message after its last courtroom tangle with Blackberry. The new Typo Keyboard for the iPhone 6 was supposed to have…

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BlackBerry wins nearly $1 million in damages over Ryan Seacrest’s Typo iPhone case

Remember Typo? They were the Ryan Seacrest-backed company that released a case that gave your iPhone a BlackBerry-like QWERTY keypad. Not so surprisingly, BlackBerry wasn’t happy. The company sued Typo for “blatantly copying” the BlackBerry’s iconic keyboard. Now there’s good…

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BlackBerry wins nearly $1 million in damages over Ryan Seacrest’s Typo iPhone case

Remember Typo? They were the Ryan Seacrest-backed company that released a case that gave your iPhone a BlackBerry-like QWERTY keypad. Not so surprisingly, BlackBerry wasn’t happy. The company sued Typo for “blatantly copying” the BlackBerry’s iconic keyboard. Now there’s good…

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Samsung still chasing a BlackBerry buyout despite denials

BlackBerry may be on its last legs and struggling to attract new customers, but that won’t dissuade Samsung from spending big to buy the company. While both companies have dismissed takeover reports over the past week, a new report claims Samsung really…

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Samsung wants to buy BlackBerry for $7.5 billion

BlackBerry’s employees were caught using iPhones on Twitter recently, but the company could be trading in their CrackBerry keyboards for a Samsung Galaxy S6. Samsung has recently approached BlackBerry with an offer to buy the company for $ 7.5 billion. The…

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Blackberry gets caught tweeting from an iPhone

Blackberry isn’t quite dead yet, but don’t tell that to the person running their Twitter account. The classic Blackberry keyboard is great for pounding out 140 character tweets, yet whoever is tweeting from @Blackberry was spotted using an iPhone to…

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BlackBerry will pay you money to ditch your iPhone

In a marketing campaign I can only assume is some kind of meta-parody designed to go viral, BlackBerry is offering a so-called “Trade-Up” program designed to get iPhone owners to jump ship to the new BlackBerry Passport. From December 1…

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BlackBerry will pay you money to ditch your iPhone

In a marketing campaign I can only assume is some kind of meta-parody designed to go viral, BlackBerry is offering a so-called “Trade-Up” program designed to get iPhone owners to jump ship to the new BlackBerry Passport. From December 1…

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