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Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins named chairman of startup Powermat

Thorsten Heins, former chief executive officer of BlackBerry Ltd., is taking the reins of Powermat Technologies Ltd. from founder Ran Poliakine after a board dispute over the leadership of the wireless startup. 658 more words

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Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins named chairman of startup Powermat

Thorsten Heins, former chief executive officer of BlackBerry Ltd., is taking the reins of Powermat Technologies Ltd. from founder Ran Poliakine after a board dispute over the leadership of the wireless startup. 658 more words

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BlackBerry lays off 90 at Ottawa office

OTTAWA — Once deemed the “epicentre” of development for BlackBerry’s much hyped BlackBerry 10 line of products, the company’s Ottawa workforce is finally feeling the pinch. 561 more words

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BlackBerry Ltd's head of user experience Don Lindsay is latest executive to leave smartphone maker

The ongoing executive exodus from BlackBerry Ltd. now includes the man responsible for overseeing the design of the user experience for the BlackBerry 10 operating system. 335 more words

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Blackberry-Keys partnership split highlights complexity of modern celebrity endorsements

When Blackberry announced last week that it would be parting ways with R&B recording sensation Alicia Keys, the news was greeted with predictably muted reaction. 1,139 more words

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Alicia Keys Is No Longer The Global Creative Director For Blackberry

(AllHipHop News) What a difference a year makes. Less than a year after Alicia Keys was announced as the first ever Global Creative Director for BlackBerry, the two part ways. 112 more words

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BlackBerry reports US$4.4 billion loss

WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry Ltd. reports it had a staggering US$4.4-billion net loss from continuing operations in its latest quarter as the company recorded a number of items related to its restructuring efforts. 501 more words

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