BlackBerry CEO bashes Apple's data privacy policies

Article Image In a post to Blackberry’s official blog on Thursday, CEO John Chen slammed tech companies like Apple that “put their reputations over the greater good” by providing — and advertising — strong encryption and data privacy policies to all users, even criminals.

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Entrepreneur and artist aim to curb global infant mortality rate

When Jane Chen and Drue Kataoka met at the Forum of Young Global Leaders in 2012, they quickly formed a friendship based on their shared passion for carrying out socially impactful work. They both came from significantly different backgrounds — Chen is the co-founder of Embrace, a startup that hopes to curb high worldwide infant mortality rates by way of the low-cost Embrace infant warmer, while Kataoka is a visual artist whose often interactive work aims to bridge the perceived gap between art and technology. Flash forward three years, and the two women have launched a unique collaboration that combines Chen’s business and Kataoka’s art to raise awareness of and ultimately decrease high global infant mortality rates.

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Chen Calls on Congress to Mandate BlackBerry Apps


BlackBerry CEO John Chen set off a barrage of online chatter Wednesday when he proposed that any rules the U.S. adopts to preserve Net neutrality also should guarantee application neutrality. Chen made the proposal in a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of two U.S. congressional panels and posted an adapted version on the company’s blog. Both the FCC and Congress currently are considering ways to address Net neutrality — the idea that service providers must trat all traffic on the Internet equally.

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BlackBerry CEO prods regulators for 'app neutrality,' wants cross-platform iMessage

Comparing the net neutrality debate to the expansion of railroads in the 20th century, BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Tuesday called for authorities to force companies such as Apple and Netflix to make their services available to all consumers, regardless of platform.



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BlackBerry finally announces the Passport, and it’s coming to America soon

BlackBerry has finally shown off the Passport smartphone, a device described as “iconic” by CEO John Chen. The post BlackBerry finally announces the Passport, and it’s coming to America soon appeared first on Digital Trends.

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