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BlackBerry to Stop Making Signature Smartphone

BlackBerry says it plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology. Rather, all development for BlackBerry-branded phones will be outsourced to BlackBerry’s partners. BlackBerry chairman and CEO John Chen says the move will allow BlackBerry to save money as it focuses efforts on software and…

Walmart Customers Can Checkout Using Smartphones

Customers at more than 120 Walmart locations across Alabama will be able to checkout using their smartphones. Customers could start using Walmart Pay on Thursday. Company spokeswoman Molly Blakeman says the service also rolled out in three other southern states including Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Walmart Pay is already available in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. It will soon be available…