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Thorsten Heins Lays Out Survival Plan For BlackBerry, Says iPhone Is Old News, Instagram Negotiations & More

BlackBerry’s CEO Thorsten Heins gets it, he understands how fast the mobile market moves, you just can’t sleep for a month or two and expect to be at the top of the market while others are innovating their way into new ideas to keep moving forward, something BlackBerry lacked in the past. It has been reported that Netflix and Instagram may not come to BlackBerry 10, Thorsten however claims negotiations are still ongoing.

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Update On Viber VoIP App For BlackBerry 10

Those of you asking for the status of Viber coming to BlackBerry 10 and will it support VoIP (Voice over IP) the answer to both is yes it is coming to BlackBerry 10 and yes it will support VoIP in its BlackBerry app. We had already previously reported that Viber is in it’s development stages for BlackBerry 10. Viber recently past the 175 million user mark and continues to add an average of a whopping 400,000 users per day. The team over at TruTower got in contact with Talmon Marco, the CEO of Viber and Viber Social Media Manager and asked: Q: Do you have an estimated time frame for the release of Viber for BlackBerry 10?

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T-Mobile Itching For BlackBerry Z10 Release

Seems like everyone including carriers in the United States are very excited for the BlackBerry Z10 to launch on all major carriers, some reports are saying that AT&T’s BlackBerry Z10 devices are sold out, I wouldn’t doubt it, however those are just rumors for now. T-Mobile has posted the BlackBerry Z10 coming soon on their website and even tease us with their latest tweet showing the evolution of BlackBerry. Check out their latest tweet and see the Z10 on the T-Mobile page.

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BlackBerry Partner Makes Largest Ever Single Purchase In Company’s History – One Million BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

For those of you worried about the sales of BlackBerry 10, it looks like BlackBerry has just received a huge boost to them – an undisclosed partner has placed the largest ever single purchase BlackBerry has ever received, by ordering one million BlackBerry 10 smartphones. That’s a whole lot of lucky employees! Not much details have been revealed around the transaction, but shipments begin immediately so it’s probably safe to assume that most of the phones will end up being Z10’s, with the Q10 still awaiting prime time. You can read BlackBerry’s press release after the jump.

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