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Why would Samsung want to buy Blackberry for $7.5bn?

James O'Malley Android, Mobile phones 1 Comment

There's a rumour doing the rounds today about how Samsung has apparently approached Blackberry about buying the firm for around $7.5bn. Since the rumour emerged, and the Blackberry stock price shot up, Blackberry has since denied that talks have taken place. Though that said - it does raise what would certainly be an interesting development…

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Boeing and Blackberry reportedly creating a “self-destructing phone”

James O'Malley BlackBerry, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

If there's one brand you probably don't want to associate with the words "self-destructing", it is probably Boeing - but that doesn't seem to have stopped the company from partnering with Blackberry to develop a super secure phone. According to The Telegraph, the phone will be designed for government agencies that need high levels of…

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Blackberry Q20 looks familiar in leaked photos

James O'Malley BlackBerry, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Images of Blackberry's latest offering has appeared on China's Weibo network (think Twitter but with more state censorship) and it looks... rather familiar. The Blackberry Q20 is to be part of the company's recovery strategy. After having a disastrous few years, the company is gambling that some mobile users would prefer the familiarity of a…

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