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  • To halt smartphone slide, Samsung rewrites playbook

    SEOUL: From the way it chooses smartphone components to the models it brings to market, Samsung Electronics has undergone a painful process of breaking from its past to reverse a slide in its handset business...

    For example, the world's largest smartphone maker agonised over camera specs for its flagship Galaxy S7 until the last moment; ultimately defying industry convention by opting for fewer pixels in exchange for improved auto focus...
  • US releases redacted drone strike 'playbook'

    WASHINGTON: The US government has released a once-secret policy document once dubbed “the playbook” that shows how officials select drone targets in areas outside war zones and the key role the president has in the process...

    Such zones include Pakistan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen...

  • China’s disaster playbook falls short in Tianjin blasts

    BEIJING: Chinese authorities’ handling of the Tianjin explosions bears many of the hallmarks of their standard approach to the litany of disasters in the country — a clampdown on discussion, official obfuscation, and carefully targeted media condemnation...

    But it has been unusually ineffective, analysts say, with a lack of transparency compared to previous disasters that has created an image of indecision or even possible infighting at...
  • 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...

    The faded smartphone pioneer is hoping the DTEK50 will sell in greater numbers than the Priv, its first phone using the Android operating system, which Chief Executive John Chen has said suffered because of...

  • 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...

    Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, a once-dominant smartphone maker, has shifted its focus to software that companies and governments use to manage their mobile devices...

  • 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...

  • Solar power price slump casts shadow on India’s green future

    NEW DELHI: Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country’s effort to push its green credentials...

    India is the headquarters of an international solar energy alliance and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to reinforce the notoriously polluted country’s green credentials...

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