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BlackBerry Passport coming to AT&T soon – Load The Game


Load The Game

BlackBerry Passport coming to AT&T soon
Load The Game
AT&T and BlackBerry have confirmed at CES 2015 in Las Vegas that the carrier would be selling the new BlackBerry Passport soon enough. Since that date hasn't arrived yet, we are speculating that since we're at the end of January, a February release by …

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:28 pm

BlackBerry Ltd App Developer Demand At All-time Low [STUDY] – ValueWalk


ValueWalk

BlackBerry Ltd App Developer Demand At All-time Low [STUDY]
ValueWalk
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) may have represented a confident outlook recently, but interest in the company's mobile platform is at all-time low. Despite the turnaround claims made by CEO John Chen, demand for BlackBerry app developers has …
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone orBlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)? BlackBerry is Midas Letter
Demand for BlackBerry app developers hits all-time low, study saysDallas Business Journal (blog)
Why BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) is a Sell Target: New Strategy is Good, But Comes The C Suite
Markets Wired -StreetWise Report -Techsonian (press release)
all 17 news articles »

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 1:33 pm

BlackBerry Classic review – Times of India


Times of India

BlackBerry Classic review
Times of India
NEW DELHI: One reason why most BlackBerry loyalists still cling on to their phones is the hardware keyboard. After the failure of its first full-touch device, the Waterloo giant realized that the QWERTY keyboard is the ultimate differentiator for the
BlackBerry Classic Review: Good At Being A BlackBerry, And Not Much ElseGizmodo Australia
BlackBerry Passport gets a luxury limited editionHindustan Times
Gold BlackBerry Passport Fetching Crazy Money On eBayUbergizmo (blog)
The Australian Financial Review -Recombu -International Business Times, India Edition
all 37 news articles »

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:13 am

Corrected – Samsung talks to BlackBerry about $7.5 billion buyout – source – Reuters


Reuters

Corrected – Samsung talks to BlackBerry about $7.5 billion buyout – source
Reuters
Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY.O) (BB.TO) for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple (AAPL.O) in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents
Why Samsung Should Buy BlackBerryWall Street Daily
Samsung talks to BlackBerry about $7.5 billion buyout: ReportsHindustan Times
Samsung (SSNLF) Still Considering BlackBerry (BBRY) BuyoutBidness ETC
Independent Online -Livemint
all 21 news articles »

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:11 pm

Chen wants US Congress to force companies to make BlackBerry apps – Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Chen wants US Congress to force companies to make BlackBerry apps
Toronto Sun
"Unlike BlackBerry, which allows iPhone users to download and use our BBM service, Apple does not allow BlackBerry or Android users to download Apple's iMessage messaging service … iPhone and Android users are able to access far more content and …
Despite CEO's protests, interest in BlackBerry is at an all time lowITProPortal
BlackBerry Is Fairly Valued (BBRY)Seeking Alpha (registration)
Crafty or Crazy? BlackBerry CEO Wants 'App Neutrality'NewsFactor Network

all 62 news articles »

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:55 pm

BlackBerry pivots away from hardware to software and services – Washington Post


BlackBerry pivots away from hardware to software and services
Washington Post
For years, BlackBerry phones' signature keyboard — a pragmatic, if unfashionable contrast to the sleek touch screens of iPhones and consumer models — was a popular feature among stalwart customers at businesses and federal agencies. At its peak in …

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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:38 pm

BlackBerry Classic vs. BlackBerry Z30 – ValueWalk


ValueWalk

BlackBerry Classic vs. BlackBerry Z30
ValueWalk
If major players in the modern market such as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) have stolen its thunder to a certain extent, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) still remains a name synonymous with mobile technology. The legendary smartphone …
India Gets The Old School Looking BlackBerry Q20 Exclusively From Snapdeal!Air Herald

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 1:17 pm

Samsung In Talks With BlackBerry About $7.5 Billion Buyout: Source – Huffington Post


Business Insider

Samsung In Talks With BlackBerry About $7.5 Billion Buyout: Source
Huffington Post
The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said in a statement that it "has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any possible offer to purchase BlackBerry. Shares of BlackBerry, which soared nearly 30 percent following the Reuters report
Samsung Is Still Trying To Buy BlackBerry For $7.5 BillionBusiness Insider
BlackBerry Ltd stock volatility too much for some investors to stomachFinancial Post
Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY, Tech30) soared nearly 6% Thursday following CNNMoney
ValueWalk -Android Authority (blog) -CBC.ca
all 86 news articles »

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 3:04 pm

BlackBerry CEO Wants Legislators To Make Developing BlackBerry Apps … – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

BlackBerry CEO Wants Legislators To Make Developing BlackBerry Apps
TechCrunch
At this point, BlackBerry and Windows Phone fans are probably used to having a much smaller selection of apps than their counterparts on iOS and Android smartphones. After all, diehard devotees of BlackBerry and Windows Phone, which both lag …
BlackBerry's CEO doesn't understand what net neutrality isEngadget
Blackberry CEO Wants Congress To Make Blackberry Apps MandatoryForbes
FORCE Apple to support BlackBerry hardware, demands John ChenThe Register
The Verge -ABC News -Ars Technica
all 131 news articles »

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 4:51 pm

Samsung denies BlackBerry buyout report – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Samsung denies BlackBerry buyout report
USA TODAY
A co-CEO for Samsung is dismissing a report that the electronics giant recently discussed a deal to acquire smartphone maker BlackBerry for $7.5 billion. According to The Wall Street Journal, J.K. Shin, co-CEO of Samsung in charge of the company's
Why Acquiring BlackBerry Would Make Sense For SamsungForbes
Samsung Electronics Co. has no intention of buying BlackBerry Ltd, CEO tells Financial Post
Samsung joins BlackBerry in trashing Reuters biz gobble 'exclusive'The Register
Wall Street Journal -TheStreet.com -eWeek
all 126 news articles »

Posted on 20 January 2015 | 5:46 pm

Blackberry – Yahoo News Search Results

BlackBerry to leverage Internet of Things market growth

According to a report from Semico Research, Internet of Things-connected devices are expected to increase from 13 billion in 2014 to 35 billion in 2020.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 3:13 pm

Linux set to compete with BlackBerry in the auto sector

The most attractive feature of Linux OS is its open-source nature, which means that automakers can customize features according to their needs.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 9:13 pm

BlackBerry software runs the show in the auto market

QNX is an infotainment and telematics platform from BlackBerry that controls the communication and entertainment systems in a vehicle.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:13 pm

BlackBerry Passport gets a luxury limited edition

Blackberry has announced the Passport Black & Gold, a limited edition consisting of just 50 devices. In addition to a gold back cover and gold sides, this luxury edition of the Passport comes with a cover in Valextra leather. Goldgenie, a third-party company that customizes high-tech products with high-end materials, already offers the BlackBerry Passport in gold, rose gold or platinum versions …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:06 pm

Corrected – Samsung talks to BlackBerry about $7.5 billion buyout – source

Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY.O) (BB.TO) for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple (AAPL.O) in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters. South Korea's Samsung <005930.KS> proposed an initial price range of $13.35 to $15.49 per share, representing a premium of 38 …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:58 pm

BlackBerry expects lower gross margins for next 2 quarters

After an increase to 51.7% in the latest quarter, BlackBerry now expects its gross margins to remain in the high 40% range for the next two quarters.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 1:13 pm

BlackBerry pivots away from hardware to software and services

BlackBerry?s federal contracts for new devices have leveled, while software contracts have grown.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:36 pm

Why BlackBerry’s service segment revenues continue to decline

Service segment revenues have declined from $632 million in fiscal 3Q14 to $368 million in fiscal 3Q15. BlackBerry expects this decline to continue.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 7:13 pm

BlackBerry’s Messenger service for consumers yet to catch fire

Currently, BlackBerry only has about 90 million monthly active users of its messenger service for consumers. Facebook's (FB) WhatsApp has about 700 million.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 3:13 pm

Where BlackBerry is still king

We’ve argued in the past that BlackBerry has an important opportunity to reestablish itself as a status symbol for corporate executives and government officials who absolutely need to have top-notch security. Business Insider’s Jim Edwards reports that that having a BlackBerry is still a big deal for many people in Davos this week, where he’s noticed that “a lot of people here are conspicuously …

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:35 pm