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Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?
Mobile

Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?

The White House is reportedly testing out Samsung and LG devices for use by President Obama and his staff.
Geoff Weiss
Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica
Startups

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Leaked T-Mobile Memo Reveals BlackBerry Loyalists Are Jumping Ship
Mobile

Leaked T-Mobile Memo Reveals BlackBerry Loyalists Are Jumping Ship

BlackBerry loyalists scoffed at T-Mobile's nationwide promotion encouraging BlackBerry users to upgrade to an iPhone 5s, but the leaked results of the promotion tell a different story.
Geoff Weiss
BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion
BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion

The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
Kiran Moodley
Doomed BlackBerry Bombs in the Third Quarter With $4.4 Billion Loss
Technology

Doomed BlackBerry Bombs in the Third Quarter With $4.4 Billion Loss

The once-ubiquitous handset manufacturer announced a $4.4 billion loss in its first quarterly earnings report under the stewardship of interim CEO John Chen.
Geoff Weiss
The 15 Most Underrated Apps of 2013
Technology

The 15 Most Underrated Apps of 2013

You might not have heard of these apps but you should probably be using them.
Ryan Bushey
If BlackBerry's New CEO Is Fired, He Walks With $6 Million
Technology

If BlackBerry's New CEO Is Fired, He Walks With $6 Million

The floundering Canadian tech company has set up John Chen with a mostly stock-based compensation package, but cash if he is terminated.
Catherine Clifford
BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart
Technology

BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart

Unable to raise the necessary funds, investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings will invest only $1 billion as Thorsten Heins leaves the troubled tech company.
Benjamin Kabin
10 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Your Next Smartphone
Technology

10 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Your Next Smartphone

Expert tips to help you find the best possible smartphone to meet your business needs.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Technology

BlackBerry Says, 'Remain Calm. All is Well.'

In a letter to investors and customers, the fallen smartphone maker channels its inner Chip Diller.
Ray Hennessey
BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover
Technology

BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, co-founders of the company now known as BlackBerry, are considering a bid that could save the embattled smartphone maker.
Lyneka Little
Smartphone Wars: 5 Things BlackBerry Could Have Done to Stay Competitive
Technology

Smartphone Wars: 5 Things BlackBerry Could Have Done to Stay Competitive

As the company is set to go private in a $4.7 billion deal, here's a look at the ways it could have remained relevant among its top competitors.
Despite Financial Troubles, BlackBerry Bought a Private Jet in July
Leadership

Despite Financial Troubles, BlackBerry Bought a Private Jet in July

Troubled mobile maker BlackBerry, which just inked a deal to go private, made the bizarre move of adding a huge private jet to its fleet two months ago.
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BlackBerry Inks $4.7 Billion Deal to Go Private
Technology

BlackBerry Inks $4.7 Billion Deal to Go Private

The troubled mobile maker has accepted a $9-a-share offer from Fairfax Financial Holdings, which already owns 10 percent of BlackBerry's shares.
Ray Hennessey