BlackBerry Releases New Operating System, Changes Name

Research in Motion, the maker of BlackBerry software, which has lost a lot of market share over the past few years, is releasing its latest operating system in the U.S. in March.

BlackBerry 10 has a couple of noteworthy features:

1. Balance. This feature is designed for people who use their phones for both business an personal needs. Users can swipe between personal and work profiles.

2. Flow. This feature allows users to switch between applications by swiping, instead of using a home button.

The company also announced that it is changing its name to BlackBerry.

Interestingly, the popular singer Alicia Keys was named Global Creative Director.

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