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Cutting Room: BlackBerry accelerates back to the past


BlackBerry reported losses of $4.4bn and sold just 1.9 million smartphones – the majority of which ran BlackBerry 7. Paul Withers argues BlackBerry 10 has been a failure and the only way the business can survive is if it concentrates solely on services 

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2013: Year in Review


A ‘record’ 12 months of biggest-ever, fastest, thinnest, counterfeit, stolen and every other type of mobile phone

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Three more senior executives set to leave BlackBerry


EVP of global sales Rick Costanzo, VP of of strategic alliances Chris Wormald and director of global public policy Mark Cameron to depart troubled manufacturer in the coming weeks

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Cutting Room: A Keys figure in BlackBerry’s troubles


With doubts still surrounding BlackBerry’s future, Ian White argues its troubles this year began as early as the launch of its Z10 smartphone

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Beginning of the end for BlackBerry, analysts warn


Six consecutive quarterly profit losses; £3bn sale to Fairfax Financial Holdings agreed; BlackBerry to exit the consumer space and focus on the B2B market

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BlackBerry board to consider potential sale


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BlackBerry cuts 250 jobs at its Canadian HQ


Redundancies in its product testing and R&D units part of manufacturer’s continued strategy to cut costs

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BlackBerry on defensive as profits drop by £118m in Q1


Manufacturer’s share price plummets by 28 per cent as president and CEO Heins reveals Q1 financials

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BlackBerry increases revenues by 15pc but makes loss of $84m


Shipments up 13 per cent from the previous three months, but subscriber numbers down again as manufacturer predicts another loss in the coming quarter 

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Is BlackBerry ripe for a comeback?


BlackBerry is seemingly back from the dead with some ‘jaw-dropping’ Q4 results on the back of its first BB10 device launches. It is now aiming to supplant Samsung in the UK smartphone market, as Paul Withers hears

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