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It will soon be impossible for BlackBerry to lose more market share – BGR


BGR

It will soon be impossible for BlackBerry to lose more market share
BGR
BlackBerry CEO John Chen recently offered some very good reasons for BlackBerry to keep making new phones, although he acknowledged at this point that he's making them for a tiny audience. How tiny are we talking about? The latest numbers from …

Posted on 27 May 2015 | 10:18 pm

How Google and Android benefited from Microsoft and BlackBerry’s blindness – BGR


BGR

How Google and Android benefited from Microsoft and BlackBerry's blindness
BGR
If there's one advantage Apple didn't have when it released the iPhone, it was a head start. Years before the idea for the iPhone even crossed Steve Jobs' mind, BlackBerry devices were absolutely killing it in the marketplace. Even Microsoft, which
3 Reasons Microsoft Corp. Should Buy BlackBerry Ltd.Motley Fool
BlackBerry vs. iPhone: Lessons Learned From a Seismic ShiftTheStreet.com
BlackBerry Buyout in the Cards: Microsoft and Apple VieZacks.com
LearnBonds -GuruFocus.com (registration) -ValueWalk
all 27 news articles »

Posted on 27 May 2015 | 8:06 pm

BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock | Is BBRY Back In Business? – Warrior Trading News (press release)


BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock | Is BBRY Back In Business?
Warrior Trading News (press release)
Apart from Nokia, one of the most spectacular tech implosions in recent years has been the Blackberry Mobile. Once the “must have” of every tech executive, the Blackberry phone has seen its share of ups and downs. Accordingly, the companies share price …

Posted on 27 May 2015 | 5:29 pm

BlackBerry Passport and Fitbit Surge: Productivity over bling – ZDNet


ZDNet

BlackBerry Passport and Fitbit Surge: Productivity over bling
ZDNet
red-blackberry-passport.jpg There are some amazing phones, check out my top 10 list, and cool wearables available today, but I can't help putting my T-Mobile SIM back into my BlackBerry Passport while connecting it with the Fitbit Surge to maintain my …
BlackBerry to lay off workers across the globeDeccan Herald
BlackBerry announces fresh round of job cutsTotal Telecom
Blackberry slashing jobs as shares continue to declineRecombu

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Posted on 27 May 2015 | 12:51 pm

BlackBerry Is History (BBRY) – Seeking Alpha


BlackBerry Is History (BBRY)
Seeking Alpha
Last Friday's Wall Street Journal contained an article (WSJ subscription required at link) taking us down memory lane with excerpts from an upcoming book, The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry. I know

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 10:23 pm

BlackBerry slashes smartphone staff around the globe – PCWorld


PCWorld

BlackBerry slashes smartphone staff around the globe
PCWorld
BlackBerry plans to lay off an unspecified number of staff in its devices unit, as it attempts to make that business profitable, while expanding in other areas. The smartphone company in Waterloo, Ontario, said in a statement over the weekend that it
BlackBerry's Latest Round Of Job Cuts Do Little To Address Its Real ProblemNasdaq
BlackBerry announces a new round of layoffsBusiness Insider
Amid Restructuring, Blackberry Calls for More LayoffsPC Magazine
Huffington Post Canada
all 214 news articles »

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:07 pm

BlackBerry Passport Praised By Users Around The World – ValueWalk


ValueWalk

BlackBerry Passport Praised By Users Around The World
ValueWalk
The BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Passport, since its release last year, has attracted praise from both consumers and the media all around the world. Moreover, ZDNet recently included the Passport in its list of the top ten smartphones. Known

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 12:22 pm

BlackBerry begins worldwide job cull amid rumours Microsoft might buy it – Inquirer


Apple Insider

BlackBerry begins worldwide job cull amid rumours Microsoft might buy it
Inquirer
CANADIAN PHONE MAKER BlackBerry has started axing staff worldwide in a push to get its devices division back into profit, amid talk that Microsoft could be considering an acquisition of the company. BlackBerry confirmed the staff cuts in a statement
Rumor: Microsoft interested in acquiring BlackBerryApple Insider
Technology Companies Which Attempted To Lure Blackberry Into Their FoldTimes Gazette
Microsoft May Bid $7 Billion For BlackBerryUbergizmo (blog)
TechRadar -TechnoBuffalo -Trak.in (blog)
all 71 news articles »

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 12:13 pm

BlackBerry’s Famous Last Words At 2007 iPhone Launch: ‘We’ll Be Fine’ – Forbes


Forbes

BlackBerry's Famous Last Words At 2007 iPhone Launch: 'We'll Be Fine'
Forbes
An excerpt from the book, Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry, recently ran in the Wall Street Journal and reveals executives in denial about the looming risks that Apple would make a
BlackBerry blow-up: How a leadership rift ripped RIM apartMacleans.ca
Why the BlackBerry Storm was the single biggest disaster in smartphone historyBGR
Bits | Behind the Downfall at BlackBerryNew York Times (blog)
Fortune -MarketWatch -The Australian
all 29 news articles »

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 11:31 am

BlackBerry CEO’s compensation falls from $86 million to ‘only’ $3.4 million in … – BGR


BGR

BlackBerry CEO's compensation falls from $86 million to 'only' $3.4 million in
BGR
Let's hope BlackBerry CEO John Chen hasn't already blown through the massive $85.8 million compensation package he received in fiscal 2014. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Chen's compensation for fiscal 2015 has fallen to “only” $3.4 million, …

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 6:35 pm

Blackberry – Yahoo News Search Results

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Javelin In Stock at Rogers, Ready to Go

Not a fan of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip? Not digging the BlackBerry Bold? Rogers is pushing yet another phone from the Research in Motion collection and it is now ready to satiate your appetite for email on the go.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:22 pm

Home Healthcare Provider Chooses BES12 by BlackBerry to Enable More Efficient Communications

HIMSS 2015 – BlackBerry Limited , a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that CarePartners has chosen CellTrak's VisitManager solution, running on BlackBerry 10 smartphones and managed …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:00 pm

BlackBerry tops Q4 profit forecasts

WATERLOO, Ontario: BlackBerry posted a surprise profit in the fourth quarter, but saw a sharp drop-off in revenue. The Waterloo, Ontario, company earned $28 million, or 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 4 cents per share.

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:31 am

Award-winning Design Achievement: BlackBerry Receives Prestigious Top Prize in the Red Dot Award 2015

Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release.

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:00 pm

BlackBerry Faces Long Odds as It Attempts Leap Into Software

NEW YORK (TheDeal) — While BlackBerry executives insist that the smartphone maker-turned-mobile software group is halfway through a two-year turnaround, getting the rest of the way will be harder than finding a millennial who can identify the company's once-ubiquitous device in an antique shop. Having improved profitability, CEO John Chen aims to double software revenue this year. Chen …

Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:20 pm

BlackBerry gets its second wind

After almost disappearing in 2013, BlackBerry is back on track this year, thanks in large part to its enterprise software services. Once the leading name in mobile devices for business, BlackBerry took a nosedive as its signature keyboard smartphones were outpaced by Android and iOS touchscreen devices, with their abundant apps offerings. Between December and February, BlackBerry sold a mere 1.6 …

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 7:55 pm

BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock Falls Today on Bearish Analyst Note

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of BlackBerry  fell 6.29% to $8.86 in afternoon trading Monday after Credit Suisse issued a bearish note on the much-maligned telecommunications company. BlackBerry actually posted a surprise profit in its fourth-quarter earnings release on Friday with earnings of 4 cents a share, which beat the consensus estimate of a loss of 4 cents a share. But the company …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 7:20 pm

BlackBerry Could Be An M&A Target For These 10 Companies

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY ) proved to be a profitable company in the fourth quarter, with an EPS of $0.05. It's an important step forward for the company, which is in the midst of a turnaround. Now …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:20 am

BlackBerry tops 4Q profit forecasts

BlackBerry posted a surprise profit in the fourth quarter, but saw a sharp drop-off in revenue as the once-iconic smartphone company said it reached the halfway mark of its turnaround effort. The Canadian …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 2:24 pm

BlackBerry Is 'On Its Way Up' As A Software Supplier

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY ) has had its share of ups and downs, but one analyst believes the company is finally ready to rebound. "I think they've fallen pretty hard and therefore they did hit …

Posted on 25 March 2015 | 5:11 pm