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Dead tablet walking: No more big updates coming for the BlackBerry Playbook

Not only is the Playbook not getting a BB10 port, it's not getting anything.

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L.A. company picks up Amiga Games Inc. for $500,000

A Los Angeles-based distribution company, Writers’ Group Film Corp., says it will acquire Amiga Games Inc. (AGI), which reportedly has the rights to distribute more than 300 classic games. But if the games are classic Amiga or if the best Amiga games will be in this clutch is unclear.

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BlackBerry can rise from the ashes as a leader in MDM

BlackBerry's earnings failed to meet Wall Street expectations in a quarter that should have marked its return to glory. But there is a silver lining in the news.

BlackBerry dumps plans to upgrade PlayBook tablet to BB10 operating system

Despite past promises to the contrary, BlackBerry says it isn't bringing the BB10 operating system to its PlayBook tablet.

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BlackBerry sold 6.8 million smartphones but lost $84 million last quarter

BlackBerry shipped 6.8 million smartphones and recorded a $84 million loss during the three months to June 1, as it struggles to turn around its fortunes.

BlackBerry's Secure Work Space for Android and iOS now available

BlackBerry continues to expand its support for Android and iOS with Secure Work Space, which separates work and personal apps and data, as the company tries to hold on to enterprise users by becoming more platform neutral.

How the arts (and Neil Gaiman) are saving BlackBerry from obsolescence

The iPhone shook up the smartphone industry, BlackBerry most of all. But after several years of missteps and failures, the Canadian company is ready to tell a new story -- with the help of several high-profile artists.

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Waze could drive better social tools at Google, experts say

Waze's crowdsourced traffic and navigation app is attractive to Google, which is said to be a serious suitor for the app, because of the wealth of mapping data it offers. But Waze's biggest draw may be social, some experts say.

The majority of American adults are now smartphone owners

A new poll from Pew finds that 56% of American adults now own smartphones. A variety of other demographic findings may surprise you.

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AT&T, other carriers accept orders for BlackBerry's Q10 smartphone

BlackBerry's Q10, the company’s new smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard, is finally appearing in U.S. retail channels. AT&T is the latest carrier to start taking pre-orders for the phone.