Is The Apple-IBM Union A Death Knell For Blackberry? Watch out Blackberry, the iPhone is coming to eat your lunch — again. Blackberry has already ceded the consumer smartphone market to Apple and others. The company has rebounded by refocusing on their core enterprise...
Jul 17 2014, 4:28am CDT
BlackBerry Signs Agreement With Amazon To Use Its Appstore BlackBerry has announced a new licensing agreement with Amazon to bring its pool of apps into the BlackBerry 10 OS. More than 200,000 Android apps from Amazon's Appstore can be downloaded this fall, when BlackBerry 10.3...
Jun 19 2014, 1:33am CDT
BlackBerry ending Deal with T-Mobile USA NEW YORK (AP) — BlackBerry is ending its U.S. licensing deal with T-Mobile, saying the companies no longer have complementary strategies. The disconnect appears to be related to a T-Mobile promotion that BlackBerry took...
Apr 2 2014, 6:35am CDT
BlackBerry Revenues Drop below a $1 billion TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry reported a steep drop in profit and revenue Friday as it transitions from a smartphone company to a software business under its new chief executive. Shares jumped 7 percent in premarket trading...
Mar 28 2014, 7:50am CDT
BlackBerry announces new phones, services BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry will release a low-cost phone in Indonesia in April and plans a broader release of a phone that restores a beloved row of control keys with a track pad. The Indonesia phone, the Z3,...
Feb 25 2014, 2:51am CST
BlackBerry BB10 Update Brings New Hub Features and more The Canadian tech. giant and Smartphone maker BlackBerry Inc. on Tuesday had introduced an update for their BB10 operating system, bringing with it about “hundreds” of enhancements for the owners of their Z10, Z30, Q5 and the Q10 handsets.
Feb 9 2014, 3:29am CST
New Blackberry Ad Promotes its Keyboard and Little Else One of the Blackberry Inc.'s latest ads shows off their recent Q10 smart phone device and its keyboard, calling it "more smart way to type." But nowadays, in the world of smart phones, where the processing speeds and the display resolution are the usual benchmark of a phone, a physical keyboard might seem like a dated feature to highlight.
Jan 28 2014, 6:32am CST
BlackBerry opening up to native Android apps The Canadian Smartphone maker, BlackBerry Inc. has reportedly begun approaching the Android apps and games developers about getting their native Android applications directly onto their BlackBerry World app marketplace for the BlackBerry users.
Jan 20 2014, 6:18am CST
Fairfax ups investment in troubled BlackBerry Fairfax Financial ups investment in troubled BlackBerry
TORONTO (AP) — Fairfax Financial Holdings said Wednesday it is buying another $250 million of convertible debt in BlackBerry in what Fairfax says is...
Jan 8 2014, 5:41pm CST
Blackberry Gives Glimpses Of Turnaround Strategy Like others reporting news on Blackberry, usually an easy butt of jokes, I was prepared for the worst, or best if you like jokes. Naturally, I expected the company’s earnings to undershoot already bleak expectations....
Dec 20 2013, 2:31pm CST
BlackBerry Loses Two More Executives The Canadian manufacturer of Qwerty smartphones, BlackBerry has recently lost two more executives who will be leaving it soon for greener pastures. BlackBerry has been down on its luck for awhile and its fortunes are not about to change soon.
Dec 16 2013, 2:19am CST
SIM-Free Blackberry Z10 is on Sale for $199 until Dec 2nd The SIM-Free Blackberry Z10′s cost was cut in the United Kingdom in Carphone Warehouse. Blackberry is presenting – at least, for a time – the unlocked version of the Blackberry Z10 for only $199, together with free shipping in the United States.
Dec 1 2013, 1:47pm CST
BlackBerry-Fairfax Deal Ends, Replaces Thorsten Heins Rather then get sold on the auctioneer’s block, BlackBerry is planning on $1 billion fundraising effort and replacing its CEO Thorsten Heins too. This will mean the end of the BlackBerry-Fairfax deal.
Nov 4 2013, 9:09am CST
BlackBerry can be Lenovo’s treasure Keeping in mind the legacy of BlackBerry, there are many potential bidders who express their interest to buy the company.
Oct 21 2013, 10:01am CDT
Apple Looks to Hire BlackBerry Employees in Waterloo The fall of BlackBerry is inevitable. However, Apple is looking forward to profiting from this demise of the once-famous company. It wants to employ the staff that will be laid off by BlackBerry.
Oct 11 2013, 3:39am CDT
BlackBerry is Looking for a Breakup BlackBerry is down on its luck and weighing its options. It is almost convinced of the feasibility of a breakup. This would be how those who get its various assets would want it to be.
Oct 10 2013, 7:14am CDT
BlackBerry Announces 4500 Layoffs, $1 Billion Loss, $1.6 Billion Revenue BlackBerry has decided to downsize almost 40% of its global workforce i.e. 4500 layoffs and take an inventory write-down of $960 million with an expected net operating loss of upto $995 million in second quarter of fiscal year 2014. The company faces dire straits ahead.
Sep 21 2013, 3:25am CDT
BlackBerry to Downsize 40% of its Staff BlackBerry has seen better days. It is currently facing tough competition from rivals such as Apple and Samsung. The company is to therefore downsize 40% of its workforce in an effort to shed its losses.
Sep 19 2013, 4:08am CDT
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