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Why the Blackphone hack at DEF CON was way overhyped

The Blackphone, a smartphone offering encrypted communications (phone calls, browsing, email, text), made headlines at last week's DEF CON conference in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, most of those headlines were inaccurate.

Spotlight: BlackBerry plugs security hole in BES 10

While everyone was watching what fixes Microsoft had for Patch Tuesday, BlackBerry issued its own security advisory on Tuesday to plug a security hole in BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, the Universal Device Service 6 and BES 5.

Spotlight: BlackBerry sets up security innovation center

BlackBerry, the struggling mobility firm, is taking the offensive by setting up a security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area.

NSA, UK spy agencies have been snooping on encrypted BlackBerry communications for years, says Der Spiegel

Spy agencies in the United States and United Kingdom are able to read encrypted message sent using the BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES), according to an article by InfoWorld, citing a report by Germany newspaper Der Spiegel.

Lenovo integrates BlackBerry with ThinkPad

Lenovo and BlackBerry maker RIM have announced a new service called Lenovo Constant Connect. By inserting a Bluetooth-enabled ExpressCard into their ThinkPads, Lenovo users can automatically

RIM talks about BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0

Research In Motion finally showcased the new version of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) application at a press event late last week. BES 5.0 will work like earlier versions, residing behind

Google licenses Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Google will be releasing a beta version of its Google Sync software for the iPhone and Windows Mobile smartphones. The application will provide the ability for automatic, over-the-air synchronization

Dell may be releasing a smartphone soon

Anonymous sources have told the Wall Street Journal that Dell is working on, and has created prototypes of various standard smartphone designs. If the rumors are to be believed, Dell has been working

RIM CEO: Buggy smartphone software here to stay

Software glitches that require fixing are part of the "new reality" of making smartphones in large volumes, according to RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie. The statement was made in a candid interview with

Obama gets to keep his BlackBerry

If only to confirm what many folks already know: President Obama will be keeping his BlackBerry smartphone. As can be expected, Obama's privilege to become the United State's first president with