BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Update: TalkTalk’s Survey, Price War & More

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BlackBerry (BBRY)Kcom becomes Blackberry Strategic Partner (ChannelEmea)
Kcom, part of the KCOM Group, has become one of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s UK Strategic Partners. Kcom has worked in collaboration with BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) since 2005 to deliver a range of mobile solutions designed to help businesses find faster and smarter ways of working. Kcom has deployed BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) Mobile Voice System (MVS) since 2011; a solution which unifies office phone functionality with mobile voice communications to provide customers with one business phone number, one caller ID and one voice mailbox through BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) smartphones. Sally Fuller, Director of Strategic Propositions at Kcom, says: “We’re delighted that Kcom has become a Strategic Partner in the BlackBerry Partner Programme.

BlackBerry Users Make The Most Money, According To Recent Study (Ubergizmo)
What does your smartphone say about you? We’ve seen some of these questions go by in the past, and while we’re not sure how accurate these surveys are or if they’re merely a coincidence, it’s still interesting and pretty entertaining nonetheless. Well the DailyMail has recently posted a survey conducted by TalkTalk Mobile and according to the results of the study, it was found that iPhone users are considered to be the most vain; Android users are more creative and typically drink the most; and BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) users are the ones who are making the most money.

Priority is to regain lost market share: BlackBerry India MD (TheHindu)
Notwithstanding the decline in market share in the past year, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) India Managing Director Sunil Lalvani is extremely bullish about the company’s growth in the high potential Indian market. He, however, makes it clear that the smartphone maker has no intentions of getting into the sub-100 dollar phone market to gain an edge over competitors. …Challenging because the market is competitive, and there is no two ways about that. There are a lot of expectations, a lot of competitive pressure on price points. There is a very aggressive price war going on. A lot of demand tends to come from certain pockets of the industry where BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is loved by people but they want a sub-$100 (about Rs. 6,000) device. We don’t have a sub-$100 device, and I’ll be the first to admit that.

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BlackBerry Z30 is the next BlackBerry’s flagship, not A10 (IntoMobile)
Well what do you know – the device we’ve been calling the BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) A10 aka Aristo will actually be called BlackBerry Z30. That name makes much more sense since this phone shares DNA with the Z10, adding a slightly faster processor (1.7GHz) and bigger screen (5-inch) to the mix. The latest BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) 10 OS leak ( has few hidden files from where CrackBerry caught the name – there’s a listing for “ID 8c00240a, STA100-1:Z30 BlackBerry Z30:Touch.” In addition, there’s seemingly legit Z30 logo that popped up on the Interwebs, as well as various images and tutorial videos which have been extracted from the OS 10.2 leak.