“The name change to BlackBerry from Research In Motion comes at a pivotal moment in our company’s history,” said Thorsten Heins, President and CEO as reported yesterday. “BlackBerry changed the world when the first products were introduced in 1999. Today, we are charting a new course in mobile computing, creating new products and services under […]
BlackBerry has fired US Managing Director, Richard Piasentin, according to WSJ this layoff happened last month but is just one of the layoffs BlackBerry has just confirmed. BlackBerry is planning more layoffs soon on top of the 5,000 that was reported during the last fiscal year. With currently 11,000 employees and more job cuts on the […]
An article up on The Economic Times, an Indian news provider reported that BlackBerry has allowed the Government in India access to intercept both BBM Messages and Email sent through the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS). According to a DoT internal note up to 10 telecom service providers distributing BIS are in the process of the probe. […]
As many of you are aware Research In Motion Limited had let us know during the BlackBerry 10 launch in New York on January 30th that they were changing the company name to BlackBerry Limited, which was well received. Well even though we all have been calling the company BlackBerry it wasn’t actually official until […]
Thorsten Heins spoke earlier this morning during the BlackBerry Q1 2014 earnings call. He did say some key details regarding BlackBerry’s future of devices and the PlayBook tablet. One more BlackBerry 7 device will be coming this year in 2013, for those international users dependent on the BIS, also was quoted as halting the development of […]
Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was $3.1 billion, up 15% from $2.7 billion in the previous quarter and up 9% from $2.8 billion in the same quarter of fiscal 2013. The revenue breakdown for the quarter was approximately 71% for hardware, 26% for service and 3% for software and other revenue. During […]
Fresh research has been conducted to help understand the steps mobile device users take when trading in their devices. One leading debate topic among smartphones is security, so SellCell, a top gadget recycling site in the U.S., conducted research to help understand which security risks consumers take with their devices as they trade them in.
Whirlpool Corporation and BDO Canada upgrade their mobile deployments to the BlackBerry 10 platform. “The adoption of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 has been largely driven by BlackBerry’s strategy of multi-platform Enterprise Mobility Management,” said Kevin Burden, Director of Mobility at Strategy Analytics. “The company’s ability to bring secure workspace capabilities to iOS and Android alongside BlackBerry, gives […]