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BlackBerry Acquires Secusmart to Improve Data Encryption

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BlackBerry is buying a privately held German firm that specializes in voice and data encryption, it said on Tuesday, in a bid to burnish its credentials with highly security-conscious clients like government agencies. The Waterloo, Ontario-based smartphone maker did not disclose the terms of its deal to acquire Secusmart GmbH, which specializes in encryption and […]

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BlackBerry is Getting a Personal Assistant App of its Very Own

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BlackBerry may be going down, but not without a fight. Aside from a unique, square-screened handset called the Passport due to launch in September the BlackBerry software is getting a personal assistant app of its own. The company highlighted its BlackBerry Assistant app, which is part of the forthcoming BlackBerry 10.3 software update, on its […]

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BlackBerry’s BBM is Now Available on Windows Phone

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If you thought that BlackBerry’s messaging service landed on iOS and Android several years too late, its (late) arrival on Windows Phone takes it to the next level. BlackBerry teased the launch of its BBM messaging service on Windows Phone back in February, and now users can finally get their hands on a beta version, […]

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BlackBerry to Add 200,000 Amazon Appstore Apps Later This Year

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BlackBerry has just announced a deal that will see more than 200,000 Android apps made available for BlackBerry devices via the Amazon App Store when the new version of BlackBerry’s operating system arrives later in the year. According to BlackBerry, popular apps like Groupon and Netflix will be available for direct download from Amazon’s App […]