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To Keep BlackBerry Alive, CEO Leans on the Internet of Things

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Chief Executive Officer John Chen’s turnaround plan at BlackBerry Ltd. comes down to two words: network security.

Since taking over in late 2013, he has worked to revamp the once-iconic device maker after its share of the global smartphone market fell to less than 1 percent. Chen’s BlackBerry has focused on providing software and security for governments and corporations. When the Waterloo, Ontario, company releases new phones, they still cater to business users.