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BlackBerry Betting That Square Will Be Hip

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To say that BlackBerry has cruised a rough road in recent years is a major understatement: Not only did the company witness its market-share decimated at the combined hands of Google and Apple, but its highest-profile attempt to reverse that decline—BlackBerry 10 OS—underperformed with businesses and consumers. In a bid to stave off total collapse, BlackBerry retrenched as a niche IT firm focused primarily on the enterprise. But the company hasn’t wholly abandoned its once-ubiquitous mobile devices: Not only has… continue…

BlackBerry CEO: We Can Save This Company

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The embattled smartphone company is pinning its hopes on enterprise services in North America, and cheap devices in developing markets. continue…

BlackBerry Suffers Another Disastrous Quarter

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As part of its turnaround effort, BlackBerry has signed a “strategic partnership” with Foxconn to manufacture new devices. continue…

BlackBerry Ejects Its C-Suite

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The departure of the struggling company’s COO, CMO and CFO hints at radical things underway. continue…

The Great Tech CEO Massacre of 2013

Microsoft, Acer, and BlackBerry have all lost their leaders in recent months. Who’s next? continue…

BlackBerry Boots CEO Heins

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is out, as the company seems to abandon selling itself to the highest bidder. continue…

BlackBerry Could Break Up: Report

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According to Bloomberg, it’s looking likely that BlackBerry will be split up for parts. continue…

How to Spin a Billion-Dollar Crash-and-Burn

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There’s only so much BlackBerry executives can do in the wake of their company’s $965 million quarterly loss. continue…

Why BlackBerry 10 Was Doomed From Day One

BlackBerry 10 is a polished operating system, but BlackBerry may have begun its production far too late. continue…

BlackBerry Will Sell Itself for $4.7 Billion

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Under the terms of the agreement, Fairfax Financial will acquire every BlackBerry stock-share it doesn’t already own. continue…