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BlackBerry Scores Free Ad as Obama Retrieves Smartphone

BlackBerry Ltd. got a free advertisement today from one of its favorite, longtime customers -- President Barack Obama.

White House reporters today spotted Obama walk back off the Marine One helicopter shortly after boarding and return to the official residence. When he came back, he told them he’d forgotten his BlackBerry, according to a tweet from a reporter for the New York Times, as well as other news reports.