BlackBerry Assistant will be built into BlackBerry 10.3 and Passport devices.
The Canadian insurance company offered $9 a share or $4.7 billion.
Blackberry is looking to sell.
Daily Fast Feed Roundup
Hi Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today:
- Rejoice! Google has brought back the ability to make calls from Gmail.
- BlackBerryhas lost its battle with Indian authorities, who have been demanding that it let them spy on users in order to protect the state and prevent terrorism.
- Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with five major book publishers to artificially raise e-book prices.
- Today’s Most Innovative Company is NASA, which is planning to send a new rover to Mars in 2020.
- Today’s Most Creative People are the students behind NASA’s awesome Grover rover.
- A code found buried in the iOS 7 beta is a clue that the new iPhone may have a slow motion camera.
- A new, more accurate clock that uses lasers to help tell time may change our definition of the second.
- Ever trekked all the way to a cafe just to find out that their Wi-fi is lousy? Now you can avoid that inconvenience using the SeedSpot app, which lets you test the Wi-Fi networks in your area.
- Google just cleaned up the Android Maps app, giving it a sleeker, more useable design.
- Hackers are taking advantage of Microsoft’s security flaw, which was announced earlier this year by a Google employee.
Have a great day!
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Here’s what Fast Company is saying about Blackberry right now:
- RIM CEO Kills RIM Branding, Renames Company BlackBerry
- With BB10 Launch, BlackBerry Aims To Kill Apple’s “In-And-Out Paradigm”
- Alicia Keys Joins BlackBerry As Global Creative Director. Will She Stop Tweeting From Her iPhone?