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John Chen Speaks On Saving Blackberry

John Chen Speaks On Saving Blackberry

STEVE JOBS DID IT at Apple. Lou Gerstner and Sam Palmisano did it at IBM. But tech turnarounds are rare. John Chen, CEO of Blac...

Feb 12 2014, 6:18am CST

The Pentagon has just Saved BlackBerry from Total Oblivion

The Pentagon has just Saved BlackBerry from Total Oblivion

For a while out there, it seemed like the Blackberry’s market value was going to be eclipsed by the ’90s-era R&B outfit Bac...

Feb 8 2014, 1:44am CST

Potential Buyers Wait For Blackberry's Patents

Potential Buyers Wait For Blackberry's Patents

Potential buyers are waiting on the sidelines to see if Blackberry will part with its patents, according to two sector bankers....

Feb 5 2014, 10:37am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

BlackBerry cuts ties with Alica Keys

BlackBerry cuts ties with Alica Keys

Singer Alica Keys is leaving BlackBerry for good....

Jan 2 2014, 9:35pm CST

Gun Ban At Country Star Toby Keith's Newest Restaurant Causes Outcry

Gun Ban At Country Star Toby Keith's Newest Restaurant Causes Outcry

In mid-December, the 15th in country superstar Toby Keith’s growing restaurant chain opened its doors in the North Virginia tow...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

BlackBerry Still Bleeding, Posts $4.4 Billion Third Quarter Loss

BlackBerry Still Bleeding, Posts $4.4 Billion Third Quarter Loss

The battered and beaten BlackBerry isn’t any closer to a turnaround, according to its third quarter earnings report. The compan...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

BlackBerry loses CEO, gets $1 billion for emergency investment

BlackBerry loses CEO, gets $1 billion for emergency investment

After a lot of takeover and buyout offers from big names like Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo etc. it appears that BlackBerry has got...

Nov 26 2013, 4:55am CST

Blackberry Z30 Fails But BlackBerry Completes $1 Billion Investment

Blackberry Z30 Fails But BlackBerry Completes $1 Billion Investment

Although Blackberry Z30 smartphone fails to impress, but Blackberry still completes its previously-announced US $1 billion inve...

Nov 14 2013, 3:15am CST

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Blackberry bringing out the 'Big Guns' with the new Z30

After clawing its way up the ladder with the unexpected yet enormous success of the Blackberry Z10 model and the new BB OS, the...

Oct 25 2013, 4:53pm CDT

BlackBerry Cancels Earnings Call of September 27

BlackBerry Cancels Earnings Call of September 27

BlackBerry has canceled its second quarter earnings conference call and webcast scheduled for Friday, September 27 due to prev...

Sep 26 2013, 2:13am CDT

Why BlackBerry Signed $4.7 Billion Buyout Offer Letter with Fairfax?

Why Fairfax's Prem Watsa Wants to Buy BlackBerry for $4.7 Billion?

The company known to give the ailment “BlackBerry Thumb” to its addicts is today itself suffering from a malady of sorts. Black...

Sep 24 2013, 8:16am CDT

BlackBerry Q10 a flop, says retailers and carriers

BlackBerry Q10 a flop, says retailers and carriers

When BlackBerry, formerly RIM, unveiled the keyboard-touting Q10  in January this year, we initially thought that sales wo...

Aug 28 2013, 11:41pm CDT

BlackBerry Reports $84M Loss in Q1 2014

BlackBerry Reports $84M Loss in Q1 2014

BlackBerry's first quarter fiscal 2014 earnings report shows that this leading mobile manufacturing company is facing a ne...

Jun 28 2013, 10:08am CDT

BlackBerry Q10 expected to sell millions

BlackBerry Q10 expected to sell millions

While BlackBerry, formerly called Research In Motion, already released the revolutionary Z10 a couple of months ago, the indust...

Apr 29 2013, 10:42pm CDT

BlackBerry Receives Order of 1 Million BlackBerry 10 Phones from a Single Partner

BlackBerry Receives Order of 1 Million BlackBerry 10 Phones from a Single Partner

BlackBerry announced the biggest order they ever got from a customer. An unnamed partner bought 1 million new BlackBerry 10 pho...

Mar 14 2013, 3:08am CDT

BlackBerry 10 Live Video Stream is Available Online

BlackBerry 10 Live Video Stream is Available Online

RIM is launching BlackBerry 10 at 10am ET. Watch the live video stream of the big moment online....

Jan 30 2013, 9:08am CST

RIM CEO Torsten Heins says BlackBerry 10 might be licensed

RIM CEO Torsten Heins says BlackBerry 10 might be licensed

We could see BlackBerry 10 third-party devices...

Jan 21 2013, 2:33pm CST

BlackBerry 10 OS Walkthrough Leaked

BlackBerry 10 OS Walkthrough Leaked

Want to know how the BlackBerry 10 operating system user interface looks like? 100 screenshots have leaked to show every screen...

Jan 21 2013, 9:17am CST

RIM says BlackBerry Subscribers Rose to 80 Million

RIM says BlackBerry Subscribers Rose to 80 Million

This is a surprise. RIM revealed that there are more BlackBerry users that earlier this year....

Sep 27 2012, 9:51am CDT

BlackBerry Service Outage in Europe

BlackBerry Service Outage in Europe

RIM has another major service outage on their hands. The BlackBerry srvice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has problems....

Sep 21 2012, 6:46am CDT

RIM misses Eearning Targets and Restructures

RIM misses Earning Targets and Restructures

RIM released their quarterly earnings and reported a net loss of $125m....

Mar 30 2012, 2:32am CDT

After Price Cut, Playbook Is Likely A CES No-Show

Poor RIM......

Jan 3 2012, 3:27pm CST

Sprint: No 4G PlayBook For Us

So much for Sprint's version of a high-speed Blackberry tablet......

Aug 15 2011, 3:40pm CDT

RIM announces to cut 2,000 Employees

RIM announces to cut 2,000 Employees

RIM to cut their workforce down to 17,000....

Jul 25 2011, 10:04am CDT

RIM Announces Official Retail Channels for Blackberry PlayBook

RIM Announces Official Retail Channels for Blackberry PlayBook

Blackberry PlayBook up for pre-order right now...

Mar 22 2011, 9:01am CDT

Blackberry May Have To Pull Out Of India

Cannot comply with security request...

Jan 27 2011, 2:28pm CST

RIM Orders A Million Playbooks

If they sell through, it would be good news...

Jan 14 2011, 4:19pm CST

Blackberry Plans For An Indonesian Porn Blackout

Blackberry Plans For An Indonesian Porn Blackout

Awwww...

Jan 10 2011, 10:29am CST

Develop A Playbook App, Get A Free Playbook

Desperation or just innocent incentive?...

Dec 8 2010, 5:56pm CST

Canada To Get Cross-Carrier Video Calling

Canada To Get Cross-Carrier Video Calling

Congratulations, Canadians, your carriers are well ahead of the curve. While video calling hasn't yet caught on...anywhere, the...

Feb 25 2010, 10:15am CST

RIM Shipped A Record 10.1 Million BlackBerry Phones Last Quarter

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) surprises Wall Street with better than expected earnings and record BlackBerry sales. Revenue...

Dec 17 2009, 10:56pm CST

BlackBerry Prepaid Option Announced

Alcatel-Lucent announced a new plan today to bring a prepaid option to wireless operators for the BlackBerry platform. The prep...

Feb 13 2008, 8:08am CST

RIM explains Blackberry Service Outage

RIM explains Blackberry Service Outage

Research In Motion (RIM) gave finally some explanation why its Blackberry email service failed Tuesday evening until Wednesday...

Apr 20 2007, 12:00am CDT

RIM Sued Again - Now By Visto

Just when everything got back to normal in the Blackberry world, RIM gets hit again by a patent-infringement lawsuit. RIM settl...

May 2 2006, 4:02am CDT

RIM Blackberry 8700c Review Round-Up

RIM Blackberry 8700c Review Round-Up

Canadian Research in Motion announced their new Crackberry, sorry Blackberry 8700c on Monday. Several media outlets have publ...

Nov 3 2005, 5:10am EST

RIM previews new BlackBerry Wireless Platform

Canadian Research in Motion (RIM) demos the new BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.0 at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium in Chica...

May 20 2004, 12:00am EST

Color BlackBerry

Color BlackBerry

Research In Motion and T-Mobile introduce Color BlackBerry Handheld 7230 with a high-definition color display with 65,000 color...

Jun 9 2003, 10:43pm EST