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BlackBerry Movie Tells The Story Of The Famous Keyboard Phone

It’s time to take a break from the Steve Jobs movies and give some appreciation to Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie.



blackberry movie tells the story of the once famous keyboard phone

Are you a BBM and email enthusiast who misses phones with physical keyboards? In that case, you might be interested in the upcoming Blackberry movie, featuring the creation journey of the famous handset.

The film stars Jay Baruchel (How To Train Your Dragon), Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), and Matt Johnson, also the movie’s director.

BlackBerry is released in theaters on May 12th and covers how the once-famous phone became the premier business communicator, but ended up losing out to the smartphone. In the trailer, we see Johnson’s Doug and Baruchel’s Mike Lazaridis watching the infamous Steve Jobs announcement of the new iPhone, and the stress and excitement as the company pushes to launch its first product.

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If you’re interested in learning more about Blackberry’s rise to fine, or want a preview of the movie before it hits the screen, check out the book Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry. The text forms the basis of the movie’s script and is a fantastic read for anyone with fond memories of rocking a Blackberry in the past, as well as a cautionary tale of a business ultimately going bust.


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Lebanese Newspaper Builds AI President To Beat Political Crisis

The move by media outlet AnNahar comes after 13 failed attempts by the Lebanese parliament to elect a new leader.



lebanese newspaper builds ai president to beat political crisis

In a world first, Lebanon’s AnNahar Newspaper has built an artificial intelligence model designed to carry out presidential duties for the politically troubled country. Lebanon has been without a sitting president for two years after thirteen failed attempts by the nation’s parliament to elect a suitable candidate.

The new AI President’s deep learning algorithm was fed over 90 years of impartial journalism from AnNahar’s archive stretching back to the 1930s. The AI leader analyzes not only historical data but also current events and is able to formulate solutions for all manner of political, legal, and governmental questions. By tapping into such a vast knowledge base, Lebanon’s AI President will have a deep understanding of the country’s past, as well as an unbiased take on the challenges the nation faces going forward.

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The new AI President was unveiled in a recent live broadcast. Nayla Tueni, editor-in-chief of AnNahar Newspaper conducted an interview with the digital leader, asking relevant questions about the current state of Lebanon, and how to fix the country’s difficult political situation. AnNahar has also converted its print newspaper to focus entirely on the new president’s guidance on issues spanning everything from the economy to sustainability and the environment.

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After the interview, Nayla Tueni commented: “As Lebanese people, and especially at AnNahar, we refuse to sit back and allow things to go on as they have. To not have a president for this long is unacceptable and has impacted the country negatively. If the parliament will not do its job to elect a president, then the people will bring to Lebanon a president”.

The AI President will soon be accessible to everyone at, Users will be able to ask questions in a similar manner to the likes of ChatGPT and Google Gemini. It is also understood that government officials will also use the tool to help devise new directives.

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