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BlackBerry to shut down phone business

After 14 years in the business, BlackBerry will no longer be making phones. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO, said that the company would now be focusing on “software development, including security and applications”. According to Chen, the company may outsource the function of hardware development to external partners. That will allow them to “reduce capital requirements […]

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Critical Kit: the BlackBerry PRIV

The latest smartphone from Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, the Android-based PRIV, is now available from Carphone Warehouse from £49 per month with an upfront cost of £59.99, or £559.99 if you wish to buy it without a SIM. The PRIV is also available on BlackBerry’s site and is currently showing as available for preorder at £559.99. BlackBerry PRIV hits the […]