FTC to clamp down on slow security updates
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Asked eight leading players what they are doing

The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.

Chen defends giving snoops access to Blackberries
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You gotta do the right thing

Blackberry's boss John Chen has defended giving Canadian spooks secret access to his company's hardware allowing them to spy on suspected terrorists and criminals.

BB10 is now dead and buried
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Blackberry gives up

As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.

Blackberry open to the cops since 2010
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So much for that myth

Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.

Priv too pricy
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11 April 2016

Priv too pricy


Blackberry make cheaper ones next year

Blackberry has admitted that its Android-based Priv was too expensive and it is going to stick to cheap and cheerful from now on.

Facebook and WhatsApp abandon Blackberry
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No one is interested any more

Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.

Blackberry gets into cyber security
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Desperately seeking a reason to live

Still apparently looking for a reason to live BlackBerry has decided to place a bigger bet on cybersecurity.

Blackberry insists that there is life in its BB10 OS
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It has not been out evolved by Android, yet

Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."

Blackberry confirms Android only future
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RIP Blackberry 10OS

While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.

Blackberry plans second privy
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Another Andorid phone coming out next year

Blackberry has releasing a second version of the Android-based Priv smartphone next year having decided that people are drawn to appliances that sound like they should be connected to toilets [worked for Nintendo.ed] .