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  • BlackBerry delays Pakistan shutdown as talks on govt access continue

    ISLAMABAD: BlackBerry Ltd will delay shutting down its operations in Pakistan until Dec 30 as negotiations continue over government demands for access to users' private data, the company and the telecoms authority said on Monday...

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had in July demanded BlackBerry give it access to its BlackBerry Enterprise Services, which encrypt data such as emails and instant messages, or shut it down by...

  • Cellular firms told to discontinue Blackberry enterprise services

    ISLAMABAD: The government has again asked mobile phone operators to discontinue Blackberry enterprise services (BES) in the country by Nov 30...

    “Due to serious concerns expressed by security agencies, Mobilink, Ufone and Telenor are requested to give their BES customers 90 days notice for closing their connections by or before Nov 30, 2015,” says a notification issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday... ...

  • BlackBerry unveils second, cheaper, Android device

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a second Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device combining Alphabet Inc's popular software and broad app catalog with the Canadian company's security and productivity features at a lower price...

    2-inch touchscreen-only DTEK50 is available from Tuesday for pre-order from BlackBerry's online shop in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands for $299...

  • BlackBerry CEO says turnaround two-thirds complete

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company's fortunes around...

    "We have made investment over a billion-plus, all in software, all in security, and now we need to execute it," Chen said at an event in Toronto two days before the company will report its second-quarter earnings...

  • BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

    MONTREAL: BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner...

    Handsets with the BlackBerry name will be produced under license by PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk, allowing the Canadian firm to concentrate on software and services, a statement by the firms said...

  • BlackBerry avoids smartphone risk with outsource move: CEO

    WATERLOO: BlackBerry Ltd's decision to outsource the development of its smartphones helps it avoid the risks of a competitive market and focus on its more lucrative businesses of software and managing rival devices, its chief executive said on Wednesday...

    O) rose 5 per cent as investors welcomed a further shift away the money-losing handset business, in which BlackBerry had gone from being a market leader to trailing far behind...

  • BlackBerry launches last phone it will carry on its books

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    The Canadian smartphone pioneer, which has lost most of the market to Apple and others, last month said it planned to completely outsource the development of its smartphones to focus on its more profitable business of making software and managing mobile devices...

  • Is mobile making media all the same?

    The mobile phone, it turns out, is the the greatest homogenising force the media has ever seen...

    In terms of design: with every pixel precious, sites converged pretty quickly to the format we all now know so well — large photos, clean single-column text on a plain white background, a sticky element at the top of the screen that allegedly allows users to navigate the site but which in practice is mostly just used for branding and/or...

  • All taxes collected by mobile phone companies suspended

    ISLAMABAD: Under the directives of the Supreme Court, the tax authorities have suspended all taxes collected by mobile phone companies with effect from June 14...

    All amounts charged at cellular networks either for the internet or mobile telephony will be reflected in the balance of the customers from midnight between Wednesday and Thursday...

  • All heads of govt education institutes ordered to keep their mobile phones on 24/7 for elections

    KARACHI: The Sindh education ministry has asked all senior officials heading schools and colleges to be available on phone round-the-clock until the process of the general elections is over, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Officials in the provincial education ministry said the district education officers had written to all principals, head teachers and in-charge head teachers warning them to be available all the time until the July 25...

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