Odds are that, if you're of a certain age, you at one point owned a BlackBerry. (Odds are also great that you don't own one now.) The iconic device not too long ago defined ubiquitous, at least in the business world. Make no mistake: its legacy is alive and well. Show More Summary
Here are some things going on in your world of tech: BlackBerry (BBRY) shares were down 2% after the company reported a wider–than-expected first-quarter loss on disappointing sales, although shares had initially soared above $10 on the report. It also announced a patent licensing agreement with Cisco (CSCO). Uber just inked a deal from Chinese fund [...]
Earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, BlackBerry CEO John Chen showed off a new high-end handset that the company is going to release later this year. Back then it was revealed that this is going to be a slider...Show More Summary
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) today closed up 2 cents at $9.23, following a report last night from Reuters‘s Euan Rocha, that the company is considering selling phones running Google‘s (GOOGL) Android operating system in place of its own BB10 OS, citing four unnamed sources. The Street [...]
Since the glory days of Blackberry a debate has been raging around the world regarding the balance between user privacy and public safety. On the one hand privacy scandals like the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program have rallied the general public in unprecedented fashion around the idea of better protection for our personal data, a call [...]
Jim Balsille and Mike Lazaridis were on top of the world. They had created the all-conquering ‘Crackberry.’ Then their friendship died with the brand.
Google+ shunted to the sidelines, Google privacy settings, Facebook threats are fine, LEGO Worlds channels Minecraft, BlackBerry prevents Typo, and the FIFA official who doesn’t understand satire. Google Stops Promoting Google+ Google...Show More Summary
BGR was one of the first sites to call BlackBerry’s coming downfall, and we gave the world an unprecedented inside look at the company’s decline. At one point, we even became an outlet for executives at the company to anonymously plead with the company’s top brass in an effort to turn things around. Show More Summary
Living in a world where the iPhone dominates, and rivals don’t so much compete by doing things differently but by offering cut-rate versions of the same core technology, it can be easy to forget how much of a disruption Apple’s … Read more ›
BlackBerry is cutting jobs at offices around the world as it brings together the different parts of its shrinking smartphone business. ||| BLACKBERRY is cutting jobs at offices around the world as it brings together the different parts of its shrinking smartphone business. Show More Summary
BlackBerry is cutting jobs around the world, mostly in its devices business, as it works to move its focus away from making loss-leading smartphones and towards higher-margin businesses like security, privacy, business software, and smart appliances, reports the Hamilton Spectator. Show More Summary
App stores such as the iTunes App Store, Google Play, BlackBerry World, and the Windows Phone Store are meant to be safe havens for apps and its users where thanks to the review efforts, apps that are published in these stores follow a certain guideline and are generally malware-free, versus apps found on third-party stores. Show More Summary
BlackBerry has had a tough few years, to say the least. Before the iPhone launched back in 2007, BlackBerry was one of the most popular phone platforms in the world. Even in 2008, a year after the iPhone launched and just around the time Android debuted, BlackBerry still held half of the US smartphone market. Show More Summary
This week’s Smart World Series features Sprint’s single […]
After losing its dominant position in the mobile world, BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY ) has been moving on to new opportunities. One of its latest plays is in securing the next big thing in technology — the Internet of Things. BlackBerry said last week that its subsidiary company, Certicom, will issue security certificates to device makers and service providers that […]
The BlackBerry Leap, the company’s latest 4G LTE touchscreen device, was announced at Mobile World Congress last month. Now, it’s beginning to hit the stores. From today, BlackBerry fans in the UK can buy the Leap online from ShopBlackBerry and from carriers. Show More Summary
Business technology is constantly evolving. There are new smartphones, software products and other tools being released on a daily basis. And some of them have the ability to make a big impact on the business world. Topping the list this week are a new mobile payments system from Infusionsoft and more news on the BlackBerry...
BlackBerry takes their BES servers to the cloud with support for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10. Officially announced during Mobile World Congress 2015 and previously available in a closed beta, BlackBerry has now opened the doors to BES12 Cloud for all enterprises as well as small and medium sized organizations who wish to sign up for the services.
When Apple puts out a new iPhone, the world stops to let Tim Cook lead it through a slideshow. Each time Samsung launches a new Galaxy flagship, we get weeks of anticipatory leaks and rumors. But when BlackBerry announces a new phone? The universe yawns. Which is fair. Show More Summary
In the world of iOS this week was news about the growing rate of iOS 8 adoption, a trade-in program for Android and BlackBerry phones is coming from Apple, and Nintendo is coming to the iPhone.