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New BlackBerry unit to focus on patents, software

The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.

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Android, iOS dominate smartphone market as Q2 shipments hit 300M

Between April and June, a whopping 255.3 million Android-based smartphones were shipped worldwide.

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BBM on Windows Phone still lags behind the chat pack (Hands On)

BBM for Windows Phone is just as good as its iOS and Android incarnations, but can't keep up with popular, modern chat apps.

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Take a look at BBM for Windows Phone (pictures)

The Beta for BlackBerry Messenger for Windows Phone offers much of the quintessential BBM experience for Windows Phone fans.

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen at a press roundtable session at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Layoffs may be over as BlackBerry looks to grow again

At least one stage of the company's turnaround process is complete, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.

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Virgin Mobile offers plans just for Facebook

A new plan on Virgin lets customers pay to use certain apps, Internet.org brings free mobile Web access to Zambia, and Amazon is giving away $100 worth of Android apps.

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Virgin Mobile offers plans just for Facebook

A new plan on Virgin lets customers pay to use certain apps, Internet.org brings free mobile Web access to Zambia, and Amazon is giving away $100 worth of Android apps.

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BBM beta available to all Windows Phone users

The beta of version 1 is now up on the Windows Phone store, while BlackBerry is already working on version 2.

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BlackBerry hints at redesign for BBM iOS, Android apps

BlackBerry's president says to expect a more native app experience for BlackBerry Messenger on iOS and Android.

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Ford to nix BlackBerry in favor of iPhone

The automaker confirms that it will replace BlackBerry phones with Apple iPhones for around 3,300 workers by the end of 2014.

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BlackBerry ups mobile security ante with Secusmart buy

BlackBerry's acquisition of German software firm Secusmart aims to secure voice and data and put better mobile security in every president and chancellor's hand.

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BlackBerry's Passport to the future

Commentary: The odd dimensions of the BlackBerry Passport make it an ugly duckling, but the phone focuses on innovation that should excite fans.

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