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Pentagon May Save BlackBerry From Extinction

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January 23, 2014
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The US Department of Defense may be saving the BlackBerry from extinction. By planning to purchase 80,000 BlackBerry phones for its new wireless network, the Pentagon may have helped the stock jump from $5.75 a share to close to $11 in just six weeks. Andrew Dymburt (@CantPinTheDym) has more.


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BlackBerry Suing Ryan Seacrest's 'Typo' Company

BlackBerry Suing Ryan Seacrest's 'Typo' Company

Newsy (Jan. 4, 2014) BlackBerry says the company Typo has developed a keyboard that infringes on BlackBerry's copyright. It wants the product pulled from the market.
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RAW VIDEO: Pentagon Reveals DARPA's Creepiest Spy Robot Yet

RAW VIDEO: Pentagon Reveals DARPA's Creepiest Spy Robot Yet

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President Obama 'Forbidden' to Use iPhone

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