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BlackBerry Z30 Wins Best of Biz Gold Award from Press & Analyst Panel

The BlackBerry Z30 just put another solid notch on its award belt by winning the consumer product of the year category in the Best in Biz Awards 2014 which is judged by press and industry analysts. This year it includes a panel of 27 judges from the likes of: Asian Power (Singapore), Australian (Australia), Canadian…

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BlackBerry 10 Wi-Fi File Sharing Vulnerable to Password Bypass

It looks like Modzero has helped BlackBerry discover a vulnerability in the way BlackBerry 10 implements file sharing over Wi-Fi. This vulnerability allows attackers on the same Wi-Fi network to possibly access shared files on your device even if you have a password setup for sharing. So far this vulnerability is not being exploited in…

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BlackBerry Steals Away Jeffrey Ait From Good Technologies

It looks like Good Technology is losing once again to BlackBerry in the form of executive, Jeffrey Ait, coming over to BlackBerry. CrackBerry noticed that Ait is moving from his Public Sector focused role at Good to come to BlackBerry as VP and head of US Public Sector. He has tight connections with federal, state,…

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BBM Updated for BlackBerry 10

With all the BBM updates today it looks like BlackBerry has gotten around to actually releasing an update for BlackBerry 10. The new update brings you to v10.3 of BBM which includes some of the fixes and improvements we saw in the beta zone. Nothing crazy here but still nice improvements overall with things like…

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NSA-Proof Blackphone Gets Rooted in Under 5 Minutes at BlackHat

The ultra secure NSA-Proof Blackphone just got schooled at Blackhat this weekend. The device was rooted in under 5 minutes without needing to unlock the bootloader. @TeamAndIRC pulled off getting root access and turning on ADB on the device. The vulnerability that allowed this to happen is now semi-fixed and needs the user to take…

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Over 50,000 T-Mobile BlackBerry Users Upgrade Through “Loyalty Offer”

T-Mobile and BlackBerry have not exactly been on speaking terms this year. Their CEO came up with an upgrade “loyalty offer” to help BlackBerry users upgrade to other devices with a focus on non-BlackBerry devices. This led to BlackBerry revoking their license which essentially cuts them off from being able to sell new devices. Now…

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BlackBerry’s COO Says “We Are Going to Prove a Lot of People Wrong”

Yesterday BlackBerry’s brand new COO, Marty Beard, went on record that they are about to prove the naysayers wrong. He said that the whole portfolio from phones, to medical devices to the internet of things positions BlackBerry to sell and manage more devices. I highly recommend checking out Marty’s Q&A with the WSJ over at…

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BlackBerry World Updated to Support New Devices

It looks like BlackBerry is prepping for the BlackBerry Passport and Classic launch. They just released a new version of BlackBerry World that adds support for higher resolution devices along with a slew of other fixes. The list of bug fixes and improvements includes: Micro carousel update on home page Image display enhancements for higher…

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