BlackBerry news: sale considered, BB7 phone launched, car deal sealed

A potential sale of the company, the launch of another phone, and the striking up of a new deal – BlackBerry Ltd. has certainly made itself a headline-generator this week. With all the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry would be 25th most valuable private firm

Reuters reports this morning that BlackBerry is considering following Dell Inc.'s lead in pulling out of public markets and taking its technology company private, in a story based on anonymous sources. Part of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tablets becoming mobile device of choice for consumers: report

Businesses looking to jump into the mobile space, take note – more and more often, customers are checking out websites through tablets, instead of desktops, laptops, or even smartphones. More and more often,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry misses forecasts on critical Q1 earnings report

BlackBerry's second quarter of financial results since launching its new BlackBerry 10-based smartphones onto the world market has come to a close, and results are missing some analysts' expectations. The company said Friday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry Messenger: On iOS, Android and social networking

On Tuesday, BlackBerry CEO and President Thorsten Heins announced that BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) would be made available on iOS and Android devices later this summer. The popular messaging app was seen by many to be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry takes leadership role in supporting Women in STEM

BlackBerry's new approach to staying relevant and important in the world of technology just received a new boost with the unveiling of their new BlackBerry Scholars Program. Announced earlier today at BlackBerry Live in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry Live 2013 begins with launch of new NHL GameCenter

Make no mistake, BlackBerry, through all its ups and downs, is still Canada's tech darling. So maybe it comes as no surprise that during the Welcome Reception the "star" of the evening was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry announces Q5 for emerging markets

One of the key takeaways from this morning’s Opening Keynote in Orlando is that BlackBerry is intending to fire on all cylinders moving forward. BlackBerry is not just a smartphone company. They are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Ahead of BBLive, Macadamian building more BlackBerry apps

Canadian software firm Macadamian Technologies has pushed forward its pace for developing BlackBerry apps by 85 per cent, building a new app for the BB 10 operating system roughly every two weeks since

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Candice So

Tablets dead in five years? No way

“In five years, I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.” That was BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with the Bloomberg news service on Monday. Now, I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Dave Webb

Another win for BlackBerry 10 with international law firm contract

Fresh off a major order from Canadian corporate icon Canadian Tire for over 3000 handsets, BlackBerry has another big win – an order for 1,600 Z10 and Q10 smartphones from global law firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Tablets surpass smartphones as mobile browser of choice: report

If you’re looking to market your business to people browsing on mobile devices, a new study from Adobe says tablets are where it’s at. According to Adobe’s new report, The State of Mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

7 new features of the new BlackBerry 10.1 SDK

With the release of 10.1 Gold, the software development kit (SDK) for the BlackBerry 10 OS, developers have a number of new tools to help then when designing apps for BlackBerry’s new operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 18th, 2013