BlackBerry Announces Redemption of Existing Convertible Debentures and Issuance of New Convertible Debentures

BlackBerry announced this past Friday (after putting a hold on their stock for the announcement) the redemption of existing convertible debentures and the issuance of new convertible debentures. BlackBerry also announced that it has entered into an agreement pursuant to which Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") and other institutional investors will subscribe for 3.75% unsecured convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the "3.75% Debentures") on a private placement basis for an aggregate subscription price of USD$605 million. The transaction is expected to be completed on ...

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Where To Buy DTEK50 in Canada

If you're in Canada, and looking to scoop up a DTEK50, look no further. With the top three carriers involved, it's easy to grab one of these phones on the cheap if you aren't looking to buy outright. How's pricing? Consistent, for the most part - but be sure to explore your options before renewing with your carrier.

Not sure what a DTEK50 is? Click here to read our overview of the super cool BlackBerry device, and be sure to stay tuned ...

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Rumour Roundup: Argon Edition

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each Tuesday, we'll bring you the most interesting rumours in the BlackBerry community and let you know if there's any real supporting evidence. Devices, OS's, and more hot topics - it's your one-stop post to get the latest rumours.

Rumour

BlackBerry Argon Is A Metal Uni-Body Phone

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Argon is a big topic lately, with folks mostly wanting to know two things: release timeframe and design. We get questions a lot, and one that popped ...

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BlackBerry Becomes First Major Manufacturer to Patch QuadRooter Vulnerabilities

Originally posted on Inside Blogs:

Earlier this month, over 20,000 of the world’s top computer hackers and security experts flocked to Las Vegas for Black Hat USA and DEF CON 24, the largest and most important hacking conferences in the world. On the last day of DEF CON, security company Check Point unveiled QuadRooter, a set of four new high-severity security vulnerabilities that impact over 900 million mobile devices with Qualcomm processors.

Three of the four vulnerabilities have already been fixed on PRIV devices ...

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BBRY Gets Upgrade

BBRY Stock received a much needed boost today after months of declines and marginal gains. The basis of the boost seems to be stemming from the fact that some key analysts are finally buying into the fact that BlackBerry is a primarily a software company and that hardware is coming second. Additionally, the analysts also believe that if the company does hold onto the hardware business like they currently are employing it, then the company should still expect growth.

With that, Steven Li raised his ...

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UPDATED: Join the 22 Push Up Challenge

Since joining here at BlackBerryCentral I have tried to keep what I do in life away from my posts, podcasts, etc. However, today I will let you all know what that is, I am a Major in the Canadian Army. Today’s post is not completely BlackBerry related but will be at the end. 

Currently, there is a social media campaign ongoing regarding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Named the “22 Push-up Challenge,” the goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the disorder. The ...

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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday!

Each week, we'll bring you cool and popular wallpapers for all your BlackBerry devices. If you're a graphic artist, or photographer and would like your wallpaper shared - shoot us an email!

Here's how to download and install:

  • Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper for your device
  • Click the Download link
  • Touch and hold on the image, selecting Save Image, or select Download in the top right corner
  • Once downloaded, select the image in your downloads folder which should ...
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AtHoc Recieves US Army Contract Extension

BlackBerry’s subsidiary AtHoc is back in the news again with a contract extension this time. The US Army awarded a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) and Authority to Operate (ATO) which in turn keeps AtHoc in their service until April 2019. The service covers close to 600,000 US Army personnel stationed at more than 65 bases across the planet.

"We have more than a decade of experience as one of the foundational elements for crisis communications across the US military, now supporting all four branches ...

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