A lot of critics have questioned the stout shape and square screen of BlackBerry's forthcoming Passport smartphone.read more
BlackBerry's homemade instant messaging service, even after more than a decade, remains one of its core features. Last year the Canadian company made waves by launching BBM on competing platforms for the first time.read more
Most consumers will look at the BlackBerry Passport and say it's ugly, impractical, that they would never buy it. BlackBerry CEO John Chen is perfectly okay with this.read more
BlackBerry this morning reported its quarterly earnings and the numbers were encouraging.read more
BlackBerry today announced the availability of BBM Protected, the first solution in the eBBM Suite for secure enterprise-class messaging.
The eBBM Suite is a new family of BBM products and services "built for business that bring together the convenience and usability of BBM with the additional security and compliance required by enterprise customers," according to the Waterloo-based smartphone maker.read more
Yesterday BlackBerry Limited announced a new three-year agreement with EnStream LP, a mobile payments joint venture owned by Canadian wireless carriers Bell, Rogers and TELUS, to provide a secure platform that supports transaction services between leading banks and consumers.read more
In Canada, over the past six months the two best-selling smartphones in Canada were Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4.read more
BlackBerry board member Bert Nordberg will be leaving the company's board next month, according to a filing Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, while BlackBerry's two biggest investors are reducing their stakes in the Waterloo-based smartphone maker.read more
BlackBerry plans to allow rivals to manage its BB10 devices on the internal networks of their clients.read more
BlackBerry Messenger has been installed more than 50 million times on Android devices in the past six months, according to an update from Google Play Store.read more
BlackBerry today revealed that Spear Street Capital was the company who acquired the vast majority of the smartphone maker's real estate portfolio.read more
It should perhaps come as no surprise, given our country's role in the development of mobile devices. After all, one of the preeminent companies in the industry, BlackBerry, calls Canada home and can rightly be considered one of the fathers of the modern smartphone revolution.
And yet, it's worth highlighting nonetheless: Canada has proven to be uniquely adept at the implementation and adoption of mobile devices in the workplace.read more