BlackBerry plans to lay off an unspecified number of staff in its devices unit, as it attempts to make that business profitable, while expanding in other areas. The smartphone company in Waterloo, Ontario, […]
BlackBerry’s turnaround continues, as the company reported a second straight quarter of profit on last Friday, along with expectations of sustained profitability throughout the coming year. “Our financial viability is no longer in […]
BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants net neutrality to extend to content and applications, so that developers of apps for Android and iOS will be mandated to develop on the BlackBerry platform as well.
Samsung’s reported offer of up to $7.5 billion for BlackBerry may turn out to be only a rumour, but such a match could make sense for both sides.
Samsung Electronics and BlackBerry have both denied a report that they met to to discuss a proposed $7.5 billion buyout by the South Korean powerhouse.
BlackBerry is taking the same approach with its Internet of Things platform, launched Wednesday at International CES, as it is with its handset business: aim at its core markets. In IoT, the struggling […]
BlackBerry’s revenue continued its dive in the three months to November 29, but on Friday the company reported a smaller loss than a year earlier.
BlackBerry has announced a renewed enterprise focus, including a partnership with Samsung that provides secure mobile software for certain Samsung Android smartphones and tablets.
Although over-priced, the smartphone packs impressive features to meet the demands of the luxury user.
BlackBerry Limited announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device.
BlackBerry has announced that it is collaborating with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) to support the mGovernment initiative outlined and defined by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, […]
BlackBerry has always touted its mobile devices as secure. But now it plans to make them “more secure” by acquiring a German company that specializes in voice encryption. BlackBerry will acquire Secusmart GmbH, which […]
BlackBerry is allowing rivals AirWatch, Citrix, SAP and IBM to directly manage its smartphones with the Blackberry 10 operating system as part of its strategy to open up management of its devices to third parties.
BlackBerry continued to struggle during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, experiencing a huge drop in revenue and a $423 million net loss.
The head of BlackBerry’s enterprise services business is plotting an aggressive launch of a new version of the company’s core enterprise server later this year as BlackBerry seeks to regain some of the ground it’s lost over the last few years.
BlackBerry will launch a new version of its enterprise management server software later this year that the company hopes will strengthen its business with major corporations and help turn around its flagging fortunes.
BlackBerry has unveiled plans for BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12 (BES12), a new enterprise mobility solution that is application-enabled and unifies BES10 and BES5 to one platform. In addition, a new promotional program will […]
The P9982’s price tag is absolutely mad when you think about the device that you’re actually getting, though perhaps it’s the madness that makes it special.
BlackBerry looks like it will launch new smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) tech show.
BlackBerry will rededicate itself to physical keyboards as the company tries to regain its footing.
Recently-installed BlackBerry CEO John Chen is on a mission to revive the ailing company to financial health, largely by restoring faith in BlackBerry among corporate CIO’s and other traditional enterprise customers.
BlackBerry has filed a copyright infringement suit against a company co-founded by Ryan Seacrest that makes a keyboard case for the iPhone.
Abu Dhabi Police have released an app that is now available for BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
BlackBerry’s new CEO says he is “very interested” in trying to replicate some of the company’s signature security and enterprise productivity on rival platforms.
BlackBerry hopes to make it easier for Android applications to run on its latest smartphones.
BlackBerry has continued its clear out of top level staff by removing COO, Kristian Tear, and CMO Frank Boulben.
Mobile management vendors including Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing their efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
Etisalat and BlackBerry today announced an integrated carrier billing service for BlackBerry smartphone users in the UAE.
BlackBerry’s appointment Monday of former Sybase CEO John Chen as its next executive board chair and interim CEO could be the best news in months for the struggling smartphone company.
BlackBerry’s dramatic fall in the enterprise has left CIOs scrambling to pick a new mobile platform provider. Will it be Apple? Samsung? Or Microsoft? Or it will be all of the above.
Foundering BlackBerry has given up for now on finding a buyer. Instead the smartphone company is seeking an infusion of cash from some investors, and shaking up its board and executive leadership.
BlackBerry is a sinking ship searching desperately for a rescue, so its turning to any major mobile player as a potential saviour. But if Facebook buys BlackBerry, it would be the company’s craziest move ever.
BlackBerry will change its CEO and accept a US$1 billion loan from a consortium involving shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings as it struggles with inventory and strategy problems. The company has abandoned plans to sell itself.
A consortium led by Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered to acquire struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry.
BlackBerry’s messenger app for Android and iPhone will not roll out this week as the company struggles to block an unreleased version of the Android app that affected its system.
The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone will be available to buy from 10pm at the Dubai Mall BlackBerry store – BlackBerry is also giving away tickets to the Dubai Music Week on purchase of […]
Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has quantified just how bad business is at the moment, as users abandon its once-dominant platform. The company said it plans to record a GAAP net operating loss during […]
BlackBerry today introduced the new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone, BlackBerry’s biggest, fastest and most advanced smartphone. Featuring BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, the new all-touch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone comes with a beautiful 5” display […]
BlackBerry slipped when it forced businesses to buy its mobile device management (MDM) platform to fully support BlackBerry 10 devices, according to AirWatch CEO John Marshall.
A permanent change seems to have taken hold in the mobile market, as BlackBerry explores the possibility of putting itself up for sale.
We show you how to transfer contacts from a BlackBerry to an iPhone, whether it is from a new BlackBerry 10 device or from an older BlackBerry phone. Many of us use an iPhone as our […]
Has BlackBerry finally reached the point of no return? Last week, news spilled out that Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry is up for sale. Meanwhile, IDC reported recently that BlackBerry sales are down 12 percent […]
BlackBerry this week took the wraps off a special edition Q10 handset, which will come coloured in gold and white.
We’ve hand-picked the most popular BlackBerry 10 apps of the month so that you can get the most from your Z10 handset.
BlackBerry has launched the 9720 smartphone running the 7 OS in a bid to stay relevant in the growing low end of the smartphone market. The launch of the new device comes as […]
James Dartnell takes the Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi for a spin, and reveals why although it may have its critics, it ultimately delivers as a stylish travel product.
Lenovo recently released the super-svelte LaVie Z laptop, offering Windows fans a clamshell that’s just as lightweight as Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook.
Sometimes, less is truly more. When it comes to the Linksys WRT1200AC, the little brother to the WRT1900AC router introduced last year, it might be best to say less is just enough.