BlackBerry Aurora announced, Android O to be loaded with smart features and more – FoneArena Daily

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BlackBerry Aurora surfaces, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 announced and more – FoneArena Daily

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BlackBerry’s global market share hits 0%, Apple tops with 17.9% in Q4 2016 : Gartner

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BlackBerry, a onetime leader in smartphone market is finally biting the dust. The Canadian smartphone maker’s global market share has landed to zero percent in Q4 2016, according to the latest report from Gartner.  Continue reading “BlackBerry’s global market share hits 0%, Apple tops with 17.9% in Q4 2016 : Gartner”

BlackBerry sues Nokia over patent infringement

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BlackBerry has filed a patent infringement suit against Nokia. The Canadian smartphone maker is alleging that Nokia’s mobile products like Flexi Multiradio base stations, radio network controllers, and Liquid Radio software are using its patents. BlackBerry is demanding royalties for these products.

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BlackBerry partners Optiemus Infracom to make smartphones in India

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BlackBerry has inked a deal with Optiemus Infracom to licence software and services for the production of Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will licence its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets to Optiemus Infracom Ltd, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise.
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Xiaomi Mi 5c spotted, Google I/O 2017 dates announced and more – FoneArena Daily

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WhatsApp to continue support for BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10 till mid-2017

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A few months back, Facebook-owned WhatsApp decided to cease its support for the various operating system including BlackBerry, Nokia Symbian S60, Nokia S40 and much more by the end of 2016. Continue reading “WhatsApp to continue support for BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10 till mid-2017”

Weekly Roundup: Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus, Moto M, BlackBerry Android Phones, Astrum Drones and more

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This week Leonvo launched its Xiaomi Mi Max competitor, a big screen smartphone PHAB 2 Plus in India. The device was first unveiled at the Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus, Moto M, BlackBerry Android Phones, Astrum Drones and more”

BlackBerry DTEK60 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery

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BlackBerry today launched its two new Android smartphones in India – the DTEK50 and the DTEK60. The BlackBerry DTEK60 comes with high-end specifications and is priced at Rs. 46,990. BlackBerry is touting these devices for its mobile security features and claims that these are ‘World’s most secure Android smartphones’. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK60 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery”

BlackBerry will stop in-house smartphone development, outsource it to partners

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen today announcing the second fiscal quarter 2017 earnings confirmed that the company will end all internal hardware development and will outsource it to partners to focus on software development, including security and applications.  “This allows us to reduce capital requirements and enhance return on invested capital,” said the CEO. Continue reading “BlackBerry will stop in-house smartphone development, outsource it to partners”

BlackBerry Neon Android smartphone images surface

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Earlier this month, three BlackBerry Android smartphones –Argon, Neon and Mercury had surfaced. Now, a bunch of images of the Neon smartphones have been leaked that offers a clear look at the design of the phones.

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BlackBerry Hamburg could be a TCL-made Android smartphone

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Earlier in April this year it was rumored that BlackBerry will release two mid-range smartphones codenamed Hamburg (with full touch screen) and Rome (with a physical keyboard and a touchscreen) by the end of this year. A smartphone that was spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s website is seen to be manufactured by China’s TCL that produces the Alcatel line of smartphones.
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BlackBerry reports $670M loss in Q1 FY 2017, CEO confirms full-touch budget Android phone

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BlackBerry today reported a net loss (GAAP) of $670 million or $1.28 per basic share for the first fiscal quarter 2017 that ended May 31, 2016 on revenues (GAAP) of $400 million. This is due to long lived asset impairment charge of $501 million, a $57 million goodwill impairment charge and $41 million inventory-related charge.
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