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BlackBerry shakeup continues as COO, CFO depart

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry’s interim chief executive has shaken up BlackBerry’s management team in a move seen as prelude to him taking the top job himself. Chief Operating Officer Kristian Tear and Chief Marketing Officer […]

11/25/2013

Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO out

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive. Fairfax Financial, BlackBerry’s largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said Monday it won’t buy the struggling smartphone […]

11/04/2013

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BlackBerry ad campaign seeks to reassure customers

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry is publishing an open letter in major publications around the world in a bid to reassure customers that they can count on the distressed smartphone company. The letter was released Monday […]

10/14/2013

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BlackBerry founders looking at buying company

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are weighing taking over the struggling smartphone company as it searches for a buyer. Lazaridis said Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange […]

10/10/2013

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Fairfax to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has agreed to sell itself for $4.7 billion to a group led by largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. BlackBerry said Monday that a letter of intent has been signed and […]

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry to lay off 4,500 employees

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results. […]

09/20/2013

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BlackBerry weighs putting itself up for sale

TORONTO (AP) — Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry will consider selling itself. The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore “strategic alternatives” in hopes of boosting the adoption of its […]

08/12/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez gets a hit in his first at bat against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at US Cellular Field in Chicago on Monday, Aug., 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept […]

08/07/2013

Cover of the September 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine. (Photo credit: ShopSmart magazine)

Mobile tools get shoppers organized and find deals at the grocery store

Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63 percent of Americans in ShopSmart’s new national grocery shopping survey who admitted to buying things they don’t need because of a coupon […]

07/16/2013

US stocks fall in quiet end to a bumpy month

NEW YORK (AP) — Given the wild trading of late, it was a calm close to the month. After flitting between tiny gains and losses most of Friday, the stock market closed mostly lower, a […]

06/28/2013

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