BlackBerry

BlackBerry Restructuring Ends, Hiring Begins

BlackBerry Restructuring Ends, Hiring Begins

Today, Reuters reports that BlackBerry CEO John Chen sent a memo out to his employees last week to let them know that the company’s dark period is, hopefully, coming to a close. After a three year process of … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Successfully Stops Sales of Typo iPhone Case With Injunction

BlackBerry Successfully Stops Sales of Typo iPhone Case With Injunction

Nearly four months after filing a lawsuit against Typo, the company funded in part by television personality Ryan Seacrest, for patent infringement, BlackBerry has managed to secure an injunction successfully stopping … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

"The focus is going to be very keyboard centric," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in a new interview published today. For over a year now, BlackBerry has been trying to push consumers smartphones that have looked … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO is Very Upset About Product Leaks, Threatens Legal Action

BlackBerry CEO is Very Upset About Product Leaks, Threatens Legal Action

Mere days after a private beta build of an upcoming version of the upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 update leaked onto the web, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has posted a rather angry blog post on the official BlackBerry blog … [Read more...]

BlackBerry 10.3 Beta Build Leaks, Reveals Voice Assistant

BlackBerry 10.3 Beta Build Leaks, Reveals Voice Assistant

A previously unheard of BlackBerry 10.3 Beta build has just leaked onto the web, giving us a sneak peak at some of the changes that the company formerly known as RIM has in store for us for 2014. While there's not too … [Read more...]

Nearly All T-Mobile BlackBerry Trade-Ins Have Switched to a Competing Platform

Nearly All T-Mobile BlackBerry Trade-Ins Have Switched to a Competing Platform

The bad news keeps coming in for former smartphone giant BlackBerry. You may recall that T-Mobile has been running a high value trade-in promo, encouraging BlackBerry users to trade-in their old and busted phones for … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Tries Again, Announces New Z3 and Q20 Smartphones

BlackBerry Tries Again, Announces New Z3 and Q20 Smartphones

Poor BlackBerry. After seeing just about no success with the flagship BlackBerry Z10, an absolutely disastrous launch of the QWERTY BlackBerry Q10, and no further luck with the BlackBerry Z30, to say the company's … [Read more...]

WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year

WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year

What's up with WhatsApp?  Well, besides the mega $16 billion purchase by Facebook announced last week, the popular messaging service announced it will add voice calls later this year.WhatsApp announced during a … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO Reveals More Details About His Turnaround Plans

BlackBerry CEO Reveals More Details About His Turnaround Plans

BlackBerry has gone through a number of metamorphoses as the smartphone maker struggles to compete with the likes of Android and iOS.  After failing to turn the company around with devices like the Z10 and Z30, which … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Typo Keyboard Case

BlackBerry Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Typo Keyboard Case

News for BlackBerry—the former king of smartphones—has not been too good of late. That’s why it’s kind of hard not to laugh a little at the press release the company published to its website today, revealing that … [Read more...]