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  • BlackBerry opens up BBM to Windows phone users Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    BlackBerry, which is seeking to reinvent itself as a more software and services driven company as its smartphone market share has dwindled, has been lately touting new BBM features in a bid to make it a more viable messaging tool for clients such as corporations and government agencies that are on the lookout for a secure messaging service.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 2.6 percent to $95.60 with 55,014,100 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 3.9 percent to $9.33 with 24,706,500 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.6 percent to $25.23 with 27,308,200 shares traded.

  • One vulnerability involves flaws in the way scores of manufacturers of Apple, Google Android and Blackberry devices, among others, have implemented an obscure industry standard that controls how everything from network connections to user identities are managed.

  • Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    A key GOP lawmaker says the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny. In a series of emails with an associate in November 2012, Lerner made two disparaging remarks about some members of the GOP, including one remark that was a profane characterization.

  • "It is a really reassuring sign that BlackBerry is now less focused on firefighting and more focused on identifying and building for the long-term into enterprise services," said CCS Insight analyst Geoff Blaber. Still, BlackBerry shares fell 4 percent to $9.54 on Nasdaq and C $10.45 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

  • How Samsung could (still) win the smartphone wars Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    A Samsung Galaxy Tab S is on display at Madison Square Garden in New York during an event.

    With lowered guidance, Samsung should focus on how to dominate lower cost smartphones from Chinese companies and maintain its large market share.

  • BlackBerry to buy anti-eavesdropping firm: CEO Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:57 AM ET
    John Chen

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen announces the company's latest deal — buying anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart.

  • BlackBerry CEO John Chen discussed investors' reaction to recent turnaround efforts at the company, including BlackBerry Messenger, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • TORONTO, July 25- IBM Corp's recent move to partner with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with corporate applications has excited investors in both companies, but two rivals say they are unperturbed for now.

  • Three gadgets for handling business on the go Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    As more business operations shift to the cloud, here's how some technological devices are offering greater mobility for business on the go.

  • BlackBerry appoints new chief operating officer Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    WATERLOO, Ontario— BlackBerry has appointed Marty Beard, the former chief executive of LiveOps, Inc. as its new chief operating officer. Beard starts immediately and will be responsible for such things as marketing, BlackBerry 10 app development and customer care and quality.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, BB&T, McDonald's & More Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • BlackBerry names new chief operating officer Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    BlackBerry named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer, filling a position that had been vacant since November.

  • TORONTO, July 21- BlackBerry Limited named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer on Monday, filling a position that had been vacant since November following a management reshuffle. Prior to that he was an executive of Sybase, an enterprise software maker that was formerly run by current BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

  • Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted. Kindle Unlimited and Oyster both cost $10 a month, while Scribd goes for $9.

  • How Kindle Unlimited compares with Scribd, Oyster Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    Amazon is the latest— and largest— company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here's how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster. PRICE: Kindle costs $9.99 a month, while Oyster costs $9.95 and Scribd $8.99.

  • July 17- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would slash up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, this year. April 2014- The chipmaker said it had cut 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica. January 2014- Announced plans to reduce its global workforce of 107,000 by about 5 percent this year.

  • The Apple-IBM tie up, beginning this fall, is set to target the customer base that BlackBerry needs to woo as part of a turnaround under new Chief Executive Officer John Chen. "It is not a crushing blow at this early stage, but it is a negative for BlackBerry," said IDC analyst John Jackson.

  • Wow. This is a whole new Apple: Yoshikami Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Apple CEO Tim Cook.

    Steve Jobs probably wouldn't have approved of the IBM deal, but get used to it—this is the new age Apple, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Who loses from Apple-IBM deal?     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, explains why the partnership between Apple and IBM will impact Microsoft and Google more than Blackberry.