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(Reuters) - Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd posted a surprise 6% rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, as sales of its security software product rose and its patent licensing business strengthened. Blackberry CEO John Chen takes part in an event at the BlackBerry QNX headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Wattie. U.S.-listed shares of BlackBerry, which sells security software to companies and governments as well as infotainment software to carmakers, rose 6% in early morning trade. BlackBerry’s QNX car software sales, which had been under pressure due to a pandemic-related weakness in the U.S. auto industry, also improved in the quarter. Demand for new vehicle... Full story

24 September