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Not Even Blackberry's CEO Can Use Blackberry's New Phone

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Blackberry’s newest phone, the Priv, runs Android. That’s an unusual move for Blackberry; so unusual, in fact, that it has confused poor CEO John Chen, who completely blew this exclusive first look at the Priv.

Highlights from the video — published by Business News Network — include Chen telling the interviewer how the phone “runs Google”, saying with a straight face that “everyone loves BB10”, and then getting lost trying to open Chrome. Oh, and apparently Priv stands for either privacy or privilege, whichever will get you to buy a Blackberry.


It’s not news that Blackberry’s execs are a little out of touch with reality, but this is an excellent three-minute reminder of quite how far the company has fallen.

[BNN via Slashgear]