BlackBerry’s Latest Filing Paints Grimmest Picture Yet of Company’s Business

As bad as the second-quarter sales figures were, things may get worse as the company tries to figure out how to move the massive inventory already in the hands of carriers.
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BlackBerry Secures Defense Department Certification for BB10 Devices

BlackBerry said Thursday that it had received the necessary approvals for its Z10 and Q10 smartphones to run on Defense Department networks. “Being the first smartphones to be supported on U.S. Department of Defense networks further establishes BlackBerry’s proven and validated security model,” BlackBerry Senior VP Scott Totzke said in a statement.

The BlackBerry Q5’s Next Emerging Market? Canada.

BlackBerry’s new Q5 will launch in the company’s homeland on August 13.
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BlackBerry Downplays Z10 Price Cuts; Analysts Raise Inventory Concerns

The early price cuts add to the pressure to produce a hit with the coming A10.
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BlackBerry Z10 Prices Drop to $49 Amid Weak Sales

Four months after launching BlackBerry Ltd.’s flagship Z10 smartphone, U.S. carriers and retailers are already discounting the device by as much as 75 percent.

Bad News BlackBerry

A crushing Q1 disappointment.
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BlackBerry Q1 Results Should Offer Clues to BB10’s Success

Lots at stake for BlackBerry as it reports earnings tomorrow.
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Without Hard Numbers, BlackBerry Earnings Forecasts Are All Over the Map

Is BlackBerry back? Yes. No. Maybe …
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Keyboard Loyalists to the Rescue! Q10 Sales Boost BlackBerry.

A handful of recent analyst notes suggest that BlackBerry’s new Q10 smartphone is selling better than expected.
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