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# blackberry - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop
# Wall Street Shuffle
# Wall Street Shuffle

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop

Jan 28th 2021, 2:23 PM 52,273 Views 92 Comments

Major Wall Street hedge funds have lost billions in recent days.

# blackberry - Thursday 24 August, 2017

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday
# Hashtag10
From The Daily Edge
# Hashtag10

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday

Aug 24th 2017, 9:33 AM 7,334 Views 1 Comment

Happy Birthday hashtags.

# blackberry - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone

Jul 6th 2016, 11:42 AM 11,766 Views 11 Comments

The company said the Classic had “long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market”.

# blackberry - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Blackberry is back, and it's hoping this phone will turn its fortunes around

Blackberry is back, and it's hoping this phone will turn its fortunes around

Sep 24th 2014, 5:36 PM 16,390 Views 36 Comments

The Blackberry Passport is aimed towards professionals, and is hoping that going back to the basics will make it a hit.

# blackberry - Monday 28 July, 2014

Ivor Callely sentenced to five months in prison
# Expenses
# Expenses

Ivor Callely sentenced to five months in prison

Jul 28th 2014, 10:55 PM 35,835 Views 143 Comments

The ex-Senator pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

# blackberry - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

BlackBerry users are getting their own Siri-like assistant soon
# Voice
# Voice

BlackBerry users are getting their own Siri-like assistant soon

Jul 16th 2014, 8:40 PM 5,164 Views 15 Comments

It has the wildly imaginative name of ‘Blackberry Assistant’.

# blackberry - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Blackberry surprises everyone by making a profit
# Turn Up For The Books
# Turn Up For The Books

Blackberry surprises everyone by making a profit

Jun 19th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,170 Views 7 Comments

The company was expected to continue making a loss as it changes from hardware to services, but it managed to surprise everyone by reporting a net profit of €16.8 million in the latest quarter.

# blackberry - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Blackberry may stop making phones if they continue losing money
# Moving On
# Moving On

Blackberry may stop making phones if they continue losing money

Apr 10th 2014, 11:29 AM 6,081 Views 17 Comments

The company’s CEO John Chen said the company plans to not be dependent on handsets for revenue and focus more on investments, acquisitions and partnerships.

# blackberry - Saturday 16 November, 2013

10 messaging apps that are worth downloading
# Messaging
# Messaging

10 messaging apps that are worth downloading

Nov 16th 2013, 11:30 AM 34,808 Views 40 Comments

Because there is much more to messaging apps than Whatsapp and Viber.

# blackberry - Monday 23 September, 2013

Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion
# Berry Good
# Berry Good

Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:45 PM 9,917 Views 21 Comments

The move comes three days after BlackBerry announced it was laying off 40 per cent of its workforce.

# blackberry - Monday 9 September, 2013

NSA 'can access most smartphone data'
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

NSA 'can access most smartphone data'

Sep 9th 2013, 8:38 AM 10,113 Views 53 Comments

That is according to the German newspaper Der Spiegel, which says that data included contacts, call lists, SMS traffic and more.

# blackberry - Monday 17 June, 2013

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,801 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

# blackberry - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Rumbled: BlackBerry creative director Alicia Keys caught using iPhone
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Rumbled: BlackBerry creative director Alicia Keys caught using iPhone

Feb 13th 2013, 10:57 AM 17,058 Views 33 Comments

The R&B singer was previously known as an iPhone addict – and seemed to have relapsed back to her old ways…

# blackberry - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Vine, emojiart and a gaming grampa
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Vine, emojiart and a gaming grampa

Feb 3rd 2013, 10:00 AM 5,929 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# blackberry - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Long-overdue Blackberry makeover to be unveiled
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

Long-overdue Blackberry makeover to be unveiled

Jan 30th 2013, 8:41 AM 7,170 Views 26 Comments

Most analysts consider a BlackBerry 10 success to be crucial for the company’s long-term viability.

# blackberry - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Police appeal over Blackberry bath attack video
# Wales
# Wales

Police appeal over Blackberry bath attack video

Jan 9th 2013, 10:55 PM 33,999 Views 80 Comments

It is understood the victim was punched, kicked and stamped on before her attacker pours bathroom products over her body.

# blackberry - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile
# Mobile Merchant
# Mobile Merchant

New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile

Oct 2nd 2012, 4:32 PM 16,309 Views 30 Comments

The app uses a Bluetooth-connected PIN pad to securely process payments through a smartphone.

# blackberry - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Platini wants a Germany-Spain final
# Blazer
From The42
# Blazer

Platini wants a Germany-Spain final

Jun 20th 2012, 7:53 AM 457 Views 2 Comments

The 2008 finalists won their respective groups to progress to the quarter-finals and Platini would like to see the two countries go all the way.

# blackberry - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

More than half of Irish workforce will work away from their desk by 2016
# Working
# Working

More than half of Irish workforce will work away from their desk by 2016

Jun 6th 2012, 4:18 PM 3,709 Views 17 Comments

Mobile workers will represent 57 per cent of the total working population by 2016 it is estimated.

# blackberry - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Bank of Ireland to launch iPhone app tonight
# Banking On The Go
# Banking On The Go

Bank of Ireland to launch iPhone app tonight

May 9th 2012, 9:28 AM 7,570 Views 36 Comments

Don’t worry, Android users: an Android app will be launched in the coming weeks.

# blackberry - Friday 30 March, 2012

'We can't do everything ourselves': Blackberry to focus on corporate customers
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

'We can't do everything ourselves': Blackberry to focus on corporate customers

Mar 30th 2012, 8:49 AM 2,893 Views 7 Comments

Makers Research in Motion have seen their devices struggle against the likes of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android.

# blackberry - Friday 27 January, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jan 27th 2012, 9:07 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Thank God it’s Friday morning’s round-up of the sports news stories.

# blackberry - Monday 23 January, 2012

CEOs who founded Blackberry maker RIM to step down
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

CEOs who founded Blackberry maker RIM to step down

Jan 23rd 2012, 11:48 AM 1,003 Views 2 Comments

The once iconic company has struggled to compete with innovations such as Google’s Android and Apple’s iPhone in recent years.

# blackberry - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Divine intervention: Bishop of Blackburn asks fans to lay off Steve Kean
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Divine intervention: Bishop of Blackburn asks fans to lay off Steve Kean

Dec 25th 2011, 2:30 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

Kean has been under intense pressure from Rovers’ fans who have held protests and demanded his sacking for months.

Got a new smartphone? Here are 10 sports apps you need to download
# Tech Junkies
From The42
# Tech Junkies

Got a new smartphone? Here are 10 sports apps you need to download

Dec 25th 2011, 6:12 AM 3,036 Views 3 Comments

If you can’t wait to clog up your shiny new toy with app after app after app, here’s a helping hand.

# blackberry - Monday 28 November, 2011

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up
# DSK
# DSK

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up

Nov 28th 2011, 11:26 AM 1,465 Views 9 Comments

The denial comes following the emergence of new details in the case which forced the one-time French presidential favourite to resign earlier this year.

# blackberry - Monday 17 October, 2011

BlackBerry aims to placate angry customers after disruptions
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

BlackBerry aims to placate angry customers after disruptions

Oct 17th 2011, 5:09 PM 590 Views 7 Comments

The company’s customers will be offered free app downloads after outages left millions without services last week.

# blackberry - Friday 14 October, 2011

BlackBerry users consider switching brands
# Blackberry Crumble
# Blackberry Crumble

BlackBerry users consider switching brands

Oct 14th 2011, 2:08 PM 556 Views 9 Comments

The smartphone company experienced a number of outages this week, which frustrated many customers. Now a survey says some have already bought new phones – and others are thinking of moving from BlackBerry.

# blackberry - Thursday 13 October, 2011

BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service
# Blackberry Blackout
# Blackberry Blackout

BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service

Oct 13th 2011, 10:31 AM 336 Views 6 Comments

The company says it is continuing to monitor the situation as services are slowly being restored to full working order following a three-day blackout across the globe.

# blackberry - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

BlackBerry users hit by second day of international outages
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

BlackBerry users hit by second day of international outages

Oct 11th 2011, 5:52 PM 519 Views 4 Comments

Problems with the smartphone now appear to have spread to four continents, despite earlier claims that they had been fixed.

# blackberry - Monday 10 October, 2011

BlackBerry users hit by international network breakdown
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

BlackBerry users hit by international network breakdown

Oct 10th 2011, 9:59 PM 1,960 Views 27 Comments

Up to ten million users across Europe and the Middle East were reportedly left without services today.

# blackberry - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
# Riots
# Riots

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

Aug 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 223 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.

# blackberry - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks
# Riots
# Riots

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks

Aug 16th 2011, 3:38 PM 315 Views 3 Comments

Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.

# blackberry - Monday 15 August, 2011

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data
# Riots
# Riots

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

Aug 15th 2011, 9:12 PM 647 Views 13 Comments

The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.

# blackberry - Friday 12 August, 2011

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?

Aug 12th 2011, 10:01 AM 3,363 Views 64 Comments

In the wake of this week’s violence in England and David Cameron’s Commons speech yesterday, we’re asking for your views on curtailing social network use.

# blackberry - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
# London Riots
# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 961 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

# blackberry - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

In pictures: Check out the new BlackBerry touchscreen smartphones
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

In pictures: Check out the new BlackBerry touchscreen smartphones

Aug 3rd 2011, 4:27 PM 1,410 Views 7 Comments

Five new BlackBerry devices have been launched today, one of which is a touchscreen-only smartphone to rival the iPhone and Android models.

# blackberry - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own
# Tablet Wars
# Tablet Wars

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own

Jul 14th 2011, 11:45 AM 337 Views 6 Comments

It will reportedly run Google’s Android operating system.

# blackberry - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Blackberry's new products target dominance of iPhone and Android
# BlackBerry
# BlackBerry

Blackberry's new products target dominance of iPhone and Android

Jul 13th 2011, 7:19 AM 490 Views 11 Comments

The manufacturer Research in Motion indicated that a new OS and new phones will jump a generation.

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