BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss as costs fall

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Canada's BlackBerry Ltd, reported a smaller quarterly loss on Friday as operating costs nearly halved.

The Waterloo, Ontario-based company's net loss narrowed to $47 million or 10 cents per share in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 28, from $238 million or 45 cents per share, a year earlier.

The smartphone maker-turned-software company said operating expenses fell 49.2 percent to $229 million in the quarter.

FCC to vote to reform $45 billion business data market WASHINGTON The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others.

China's Huawei posts flat profit growth amid tough battle with rivals HONG KONG Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT. UL] on Friday said annual profit growth was nearly flat, its slowest pace in five years, as it ramped up spending to boost market share amid fierce competition.

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