Posts Tagged: blackberry

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BlackBerry’s “Jakarta” handset arrives in Indonesia for $191

BlackBerry finally launched its affordable BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Z3 (a.k.a. BlackBerry Jakarta) today in Indonesia.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 2:23 pm
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10 highlights of Indonesia’s tech industry in 2013

Let’s look back at what the Indonesian tech industry went through last year. It’s not just a history lesson, as it also points the way f...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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BlackBerry down to third place in Indonesia, beaten by rising star Smartfren Andromax

Just two years ago, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) was the undisputed handphone champion in Indonesia. How times have changed since then. Research...

  • December 16, 2013
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Report - BlackBerry sales plummet in India, down by more than half in Q3

IDC: BlackBerry sales plummet in India, down by more than half in Q3

BlackBerry is a lot like compatriot politician Rob Ford right now: it’s all over the place, close to falling off the precipice, and pe...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 12:45 pm
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4 reasons BlackBerry phones will die in Indonesia (but BBM will still reign supreme)

While the launch of BBM for Android and iOS is great news for a lot of Indonesians, the same cannot be said for the fate of BlackBerry’s h...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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KakaoTalk makes bet to win Indonesian market with free calling feature for BlackBerry

Indonesia is a hot battleground for chat apps: according to a recent report from Nielsen, four out of the top five “most engaging” apps ...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Can Blackberry Messenger be a mobile games platform?

This gaming post was originally published on our new sister site Games in Asia, which you should totally bookmark right now. With over 60 mi...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 12:08 pm
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Blackberry Messenger launches on iOS and Android. Now what?

As announced in Jakarta, Blackberry has launched its messaging app, BBM, on both iOS and Android. The official launch was delayed.

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 pm
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BlackBerry Z3 is a budget BB10 phone aimed at Indonesia

BlackBerry Z3 is a budget BB10 phone aimed at Indonesia

BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) next new phone – the one that was codenamed Jakarta while it was in development – has finally been ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 12:41 pm
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BlackBerry loves the city of Jakarta so much it’s codenaming a phone after it

Indonesians can look forward to the launch of a BlackBerry handset codenamed after the capital city of Jakarta.

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one? (CHART)

We know that Asia is going nuts for smartphones, but which brands do people prefer, and how much are folks spending? Jana, a mobile rewards ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Path to get BlackBerry app next year, hopes for boost to 4 million users in Indonesia

Path to get BlackBerry app next year, hopes for boost to 4M users in Indonesia (UPDATE: or maybe not)

(UPDATE: Representatives from Path have clarified to Tech in Asia that they have no plans for a Blackberry app at this time. On TV, Morin sa...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
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China’s Lenovo signals interest in buying BlackBerry

Chinese PC maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) has signed a nondisclosure agreement to look at BlackBerry’s financial books, according to the Wal...

  • October 18, 2013
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BlackBerry was close to a joint venture in China, but the plan came to nothing

The Globe and Mail’s chronology of BlackBerry’s crumbling empire includes a fascinating – and overlooked – section on a top ...

  • October 1, 2013
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Despite recent setbacks, BlackBerry can still win Indonesians’ hearts

There has been a lot of coverage about BlackBerry as of late. Unfortunately the news is not about the revival of the Canada-based company, b...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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4 Asian countries Blackberry needs in order to survive

At BlackBerry Jam in Hong Kong this week, the company constantly repeated its mantra of “sense, understand, and adapt” –...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:56 pm
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BlackBerry denies allegations it misleads users by inflating number of apps

BlackBerry VP of developer relations Alec Saunders today refuted reports that Blackberry pads its oft-boasted 130,000 thousand apps on Blac...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 8:49 pm
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