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  • FILE - In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • "We are implementing the difficult, but necessary operational changes announced today to address our position in a maturing and more competitive industry, and to drive the company toward profitability," Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of BlackBerry, said in a statement.

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