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Correction: BlackBerry stock jumps on reports of Pentagon order

An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that BlackBerry had landed a new contract with the Pentagon. The 80,000 phones mentioned in the US Department of Defense's press release referred to already existing devices.

Read the updated story here.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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BlackBerry stock soars on word of Pentagon order

Reports that the Department of Defense chose the device maker's phones caused the company's stock to soar. Meanwhile, it moves forward in selling the majority of its Canadian real estate holdings.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Google robot wins Pentagon rescue challenge

A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.

By Dec. 28, 2013

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Pentagon says it didn't buy 80,000 new BlackBerry phones

Not so fast, BlackBerry investors -- the government now says it did not make any new purchases from the struggling smartphone maker.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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BlackBerry may have some life left with Pentagon order

The Canadian company nabs a contract for 80,000 phones, Apple and Samsung keep battling, and Facebook may become an infectious disease.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Google loses Pentagon fuel subsidy on private jets

A deal letting Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page buy discounted jet fuel from the Pentagon ends, according to a new report.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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Pentagon: No, we're not dropping BlackBerry support

Defense Department says that reports it plans to drop the BlackBerry are inaccurate.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 earns Pentagon security nod

The Pentagon gives official approval to any Samsung device protected by the Knox security software, which for now includes just the Galaxy S4.

By May. 3, 2013

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House orders Pentagon to disclose domestic drone use

The Pentagon operates drones abroad that are armed with sophisticated sensors, Hellfire missiles, and laser-guided bombs. The House of Representatives wants to know if they're used at home.

By Mar. 7, 2013

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Pentagon to boost Cyber Command fivefold, report says

Faced with rising cyberattack numbers and heckling by the likes of Anonymous, the Pentagon has decided to increase its staffing from 900 to 4,900 workers, according to the Washington Post.

By Jan. 28, 2013