Windows Phone cracks, Blackberry's out of juice and even Apple's squeezed Android runs on 84.7 per cent of the 301 million mobile phones the world created in the second quarter of 2014, according to market-watcher IDC.…
By Gonzalo Carrasco: Introduction The Internet of Things (or IoT) has the potential to change how we engage with the world. It will make our lives more connected and more productive. Companies are already linking all kinds of devices, from cars to house appliances, to the internet. Show More Summary
That sound you hear is BlackBerry executives cackling madly. N4BB points out that hacker @TeamAndIRC managed to root the Blackphone in just five minutes by enabling the Android Debugging Bridge (ADB) without unlocking the bootloader. ...Show More Summary
There are some companies such as Apple that are loved the world over, but there are other companies that are finding that their popularity is regional. There was a time when BlackBerry was the smartphone of choice within North America, but these days, it is not a sure thing that a company will go with […]
Company describes its Passport as "the IMAX of productivity."
Summary: Say what you will about Walmart, and many of you have, but there is a reason it is the leading company in the world. They understand what people want -- to keep up with the Joneses and not have their bills, because that part sucks. The Bentonville-based behemoth has experienced its fair share of #PRFails, but they know how to stay "King of the Mountain"...
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $1.21, or 1.3%, at $95.25, following a couple of positive notes this morning. Pacific Crest’s Andy Hargreaves joins the crowd of price-target-raisers, reiterating an Outperform rating and boosting his target to $100 from $93, after raising his iPhone [...]
ByQuoth the Raven: At the risk of being repetitive, I love John Chen. In case you missed it, Mr. Chen came out like a West Coast rapper taking shots at an East Coast rapper this past week and dissed Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) on the record for their choice of security providers. Show More Summary
By Corey Sommers: It feels like an eternity ago that Reuters published its epic, 129-word article about how BlackBerry (BBRY) was quitting the phone business. It was like the shot heard round the world, except it wasn't the start of World War I, only the planting of the seed for what may be one of the most memorable short squeezes in recent times. Show More Summary
Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of Oracle (ORCL) are higher by 12 cents, or 0.3%, at $40.94, after the company said this morning it would spend $5.3 billion in cash to purchase Micros Systems (MCRS) for $68 per share, a 3% premium to Micros’s $65.77 close on Friday. Mind [...]
Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) are up $1, or 12%, at $9.29, after the company this morning reported fiscal Q1 revenue of $966 million, down 70%, and an 11-cent net loss, beating consensus for $926.2 million and a 15-cent loss. BlackBerry actually saw [...]
Apparently no one is submitting apps to Blackberry World, so...
One major problem for BlackBerry over the past several years has been the huge app gap that its own BlackBerry World app store faces with Google Play and the iTunes App Store. Although some BlackBerry diehards have bravely insisted that...Show More Summary
BBM is still a hugely popular messaging app and now there’s a new version of it that promises to be the most secure mobile messaging platform in the world. BlackBerry on Monday announced the availability of BBM Protected, which functions...Show More Summary
BlackBerry may be struggling to remain relevant – let alone afloat – in a mobile world almost exclusively dominated today by Android and iOS, but the embattled Canadian smartphone maker isn’t rolling over. Just this week, the company announced plans to get more aggressive in the fast-growing world of mobile payments. BlackBerry has just confirmed […]
Of all the products in the world that could use an Apple-ification, television is number one on the list. Just like Apple took the mobile phone market, which was dominated by the Motorola Razr and BlackBerry, and flipped it on its head with the iPhone, people want the it to do the same thing with the TV business. Show More Summary
Over the past five years, we have seen a dramatic shift in the world around us. In early 2009, Blackberry devices still significantly outnumbered iPhones, while the iPad was nearly a year away from launching. Now, mobile technologies...Show More Summary
BlackBerry Ltd. is launching a low-cost smartphone in Indonesia, but even a successful launch won't move the needle much.