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BlackBerry announces further job cuts amidst restructuring

BlackBerry recently announced plans to lay off an undisclosed number of employees in its device business, the arm responsible for developing smartphone software and applications. The cuts are part of the company’s overall goal to reignite growth by boosting sales…

BlackBerry unveils budget-minded Q5 qwerty smartphone

BlackBerry is once again on the offensive as the company unveiled a new smartphone at the annual BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida. The budget-minded Q5 handset is designed with emerging markets in mind and is expected to go on…

BlackBerry CEO calls out the iPhone's dated interface

In a case of what many might consider the pot calling the kettle black, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins called out Apple’s iPhone during a recent interview for being outdated. Speaking with the Australian Financial Review, Heins made it clear that…

RIM: BlackBerry 10 in final testing stages, can be licensed

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has confirmed that the company’s upcoming operating system can be licensed. The admission follows months of rumors and speculation from analysts drawing the same conclusion, many of whom believe it’s the last hope for a RIM…