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CEO John Chen Not Focused On What ‘BlackBerry Used To Be’

12/30/2013, There’s no hiding the fact that BlackBerry isn’t what it used to be anymore. The company’s market share has eroded over the past few years, its stock reached new lows this year and its devices division hasn’t been able to churn out...

Atlanta’s MARTA To Introduce Sensors That Detect Public Urination

12/26/2013, Public urination is a problem because it can tarnish the image of the city, as well as create an unpleasant environment to be around. After all no one likes walking in a place that constantly smells like a Porta Potty, right? Well it seems that public...

China Reportedly Launches Second Probe Into Microsoft-Nokia Deal

12/26/2013, Earlier this year Microsoft announced that it will acquire Nokia’s devices and services division for $7.17 billion, pending shareholder and regulatory approval. Nokia’s shareholders voted overwhelmingly in support for this deal, and major...

BlackBerry Co-Founder Lazaridis Drops Bid To Take Company Private

12/26/2013, Earlier this year BlackBerry put up the “for sale” sign and started actively seeking buyers. There was little interest in the company, which reportedly even courted companies like Facebook. It did receive a $9 per share buyout bid from its...

Rockstar Consortium Looking To Sell Off Some Of Their Patents

12/25/2013, For those unfamiliar with the Rockstar Consortium, they are a group of big tech companies consisting of Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony, and Ericsson, who have teamed up together to purchase patents from Nortel Networks which occurred back in 2011....

Google Files Complaint Over Rockstar Consortium

12/25/2013, There is a patent consortium known as Rockstar whose name is rather appropriate given that it consists of companies such as Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony, and Ericsson. We have seen how they have tried to sue Google and other companies in the past...

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Joins Walt Disney’s Board

12/24/2013, Infamous media giant Walt Disney has announced that effective immediately, it has elected Twitter chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey as an independent director on its board. The seat Dorsey occupies now once belonged to a former chief technology officer...

Bitcoins Digitally Stolen Shortly After Being Shown On TV

12/23/2013, The digital currency Bitcoin has been making the news recently, because it hit an all-time high of $1000 per Bitcoin recently, only to plunge below $500 after China and other governments have expressed the desire to hinder, control or oppose digital...

BlackBerry Live 2014 Bites The Dust

12/23/2013, Most major OEMs host their annual conferences which are attended by a wide variety of people, including developers, analysts, journalists and more. Apple hosts the Worldwide Developers Conference whereas Google hosts the I/O every year. BlackBerry, the...

T-Mobile Uncarrier 4.0 Announcement Will Be Made At CES 2014

12/22/2013, Magenta has started making waves again. A few days back T-Mobile CEO tweeted that the carrier is going to remove another customer “pain point,” he didn’t offer much details except that we should wait for T-Mobile’s uncarrier 4.0...