BlackBerry is working with Boeing on phone that can destroy itself




BlackBerry has announced that it has partnered with Boeing to a smartphone that has the ability to self-destruct. The self-destruct mechanism can be put into effect include when someone does attempt to break into the device.

John Chen, who is in charge of BlackBerry as CEO, made during a conference call following the recently published quarterly figures known to work with Boeing on a smartphone. That reports include Reuters. The most striking is that this device is the ability to self-destruct. This should ensure that no data of the smartphone can be stolen: once the system detects that the protection is tampered with the self-destruct mechanism can be put into effect.

During the announcement gave few details about the BlackBerry smartphone and the cooperation with Boeing. As a result, much remains unknown about how the self-destruct mechanism will function exactly. What is clear is that two SIM slots built in, and there are several biometric sensors are incorporated in order to increase the safety. It is unclear when the phone will come from and at what price.

The quarterly figures were seen that BlackBerry has again sold fewer smartphones. The number dropped to 1.9 million units, while a year ago were still 4.3 million units. There is a loss of the equivalent of about 120 million euros was incurred.


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