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Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
FOIA request shows NSA refused to give Hillary Clinton a modified BlackBerry like Obama's, so she used her own even though her staff knew the security risks   —  NSA refused Clinton a secure BlackBerry like Obama, so she used her own  —  Condaleeza Rice had one, but NSA balked at bulk support State wanted, docs show.
Mar 17, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
Obama uses someone else's iPhone to post first tweet from his own Twitter account @POTUS   —  Obama Used Someone Else's iPhone To Tweet His First Presidential Account Tweet  —  President Obama still carries his secure BlackBerry.  On the day of the first tweet from @POTUS, the White House won't say if that device is Twitter capable.
May 18, 2015, 4:25 PMIn context
Will Connors / Wall Street Journal:
BlackBerry Suffers Blow as White House Tests Samsung, LG Phones   —  The White House is testing smartphones from Samsung Electronics Corp. and LG Electronics Inc. for internal use, a person familiar with the matter said, threatening one of the last and most high-profile strongholds of BlackBerry Ltd.
Mar 21, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Anna Yukhananov / Reuters:
Obama says he's not allowed iPhone for ‘security reasons’   —  (Reuters) - The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama.  —  At a meeting with youth on Wednesday to promote his landmark healthcare law …
Dec 5, 2013, 12:20 AMIn context
Reuters:
Romney gains toehold in Silicon Valley fundraising   —  (Reuters) - Presidential candidate Barack Obama, his Blackberry always close at hand, was the darling of the technology world and it rewarded him with generous donations to his 2008 campaign.  —  Although he is still raising far more money …
Jun 27, 2012, 7:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Clinton Voices Support for RIM   —  The Obama administration stepped into the spat over some foreign governments' plans to restrict use of the BlackBerry this fall, acknowledging security concerns but stressing users' rights to unfettered access to email and the Internet.
Aug 5, 2010, 4:05 PMIn context
Phone Arena:
French President receiving a new encrypted phone after a BlackBerry ban   —  We know Barak Obama had to give up his precious BlackBerry when he started his term as President - fortunately he was later given a special handset from RIM.  We can't say the same for French President Nicolas Sarkozy along …
Jan 7, 2010, 4:30 PMIn context
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Obama White House loves BlackBerry but bars Twitter   —  Barack Obama's White House, home of the famously BlackBerrying president and first lady, has blocked online access to Twitter.  —  White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made the admission today (see C-SPAN video below) …
Jul 24, 2009, 8:05 PMIn context
XLeung / Cloned In China:
“Spokesman” Obama and A Blackberry storm 9500 Clone   —  We all know Obama uses Blackberry phone, and right now the China shanzhai phone maker haff-comm is using this information to promote their new shanzhai phone blockberry 9500 and has Obama's figure appeared in this phone's poster with a slogan …
Jun 18, 2009, 6:35 PMIn context
Reuters:
BlackBerry maker warns on security vulnerability   —  BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd has issued a security patch for the popular device, whose users include U.S. President Barack Obama, warning that it is vulnerable to attacks by hackers.
Jun 3, 2009, 5:25 PMIn context

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