BlackBerry CEO tries to reassure handset owners

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has rushed online to assure owners of the company's smart phones that it has no short term plans to get out of the handset manufacturing business. In a blog

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Key takeaways on BlackBerry’s last quarter

There is more work that is ahead for BlackBerry, but the good news for enterprise IT is better mobile device support. Not only is BlackBerry consolidating older (pre -BB10) support on BlackBerry Enterprise

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 7th, 2014 Chris Lau

BlackBerry ends relationship with U.S. carrier over iPhone tiff

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen today announced that the Waterloo, Ont. smart phone maker is ending business relations with United States-based carrier T-Mobile. Chen said on Tuesday BlackBerry will not renew its license

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

The keyboard is still alive

What is it with the keyboard? There's been tremendous advances in digital technology -- faster processors, smarter algorithms, different storage mediums, and most recently intelligent personal assistants like Siri -- but the keyboard

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry says it’s getting closer to profitability

Blackberry suffered another quarterly loss and continues to sell fewer smart phones. But thanks in part to layoffs and cost cutting says it is on the way to returning to profitability. The company

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry exec loses resignation case

Senior staff in IT companies often leave for new opportunities in this fluid industry, but the way they do it is always of interest. Almost always the conditions of departure are governed by

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BES 10 now offers better protection for Android, iOS devices

BlackBerry has made another step in its efforts to have its BES 10 device management platform seen as a secure device management platform beyond its own smart phones. The company said Wednesday that

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry trying four ways to cash in on BBM

BlackBerry Ltd. has four new plans to make some money from BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), its flagship instant messaging platform. And while it hasn’t settled on just one plan, it will be trying out all

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 25th, 2014 Candice So

White House testing Android handsets — so what?

The twitterverse is buzzing with word that a particular residence in Washington is testing smart phones from a brand other than the one President Barak Obama totes around in his holster. "BlackBerry suffers

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon