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Weekend iPhone sales beat BlackBerry sales last quarter

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Just about the only thing Apple and BlackBerry still have in common is that they are both named after fruit. 

Apple's iPhone 5s (left) and BlackBerry's Z10 (AP and AFP photos)

On Friday, when Apple fanatics were lined up outside stores around the world for the release of the new iPhones, BlackBerry said it would cut 4,500 jobs and write down as much as US$960 million in its fiscal second quarter.

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