Blackberry Messenger

BlackBerry Creates New Wing To House Innovative Tech, Patents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. has created a new business unit that will combine some of its most innovative technology, including QNX embedded soft...

BlackBerry Encryption Questioned

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Touted as one of the most secure ways to communicate, BlackBerry smartphones have been put in the spotlight after several police investigati...

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Living
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The San Francisco based startup Secret (that was founded by two former Google and Square employees) is getting tons of attention, followers and fans. In short, you can write anything that's on your mind, add photos or colors to the background and customize this content while being able to share it, free of judgment, and without attaching any of your personal information or profile to it.

BlackBerry To Expand BBM Reach

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business

BARCELONA, Spain - BlackBerry Ltd (TSX:BB) says it will make its BBM text messaging system available to two more types of smartphones, those running t...

10 Million Downloads In 1 Day

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Within 24 hours of the launch of BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iPhone, the app has been downloaded over 10 million times, BlackBerry is reporti...

BlackBerry To Slash Up To 40% Of Workers: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Business

An unconfirmed report in the Wall Street Journal says BlackBerry is getting ready to slash as much as 40 per cent of its workforce. If true, the mo...

NSA Can't Crack BlackBerry: Analyst

CBC | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry's possession of one of the few networks in the world that can't be hacked by the U.S. National Security Agency is a major asset f...

BlackBerry Phones? Worthless. BlackBerry Messenger? Not So Much

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry is exploring spinning off its popular BBM messenger service into a separate company, further evidence that the once-dominant smartphone com...

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Here's What You Need To Know About The BlackBerry Z10

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Business

After a years-long wait for a new BlackBerry smartphone, it’s finally available for purchase in Canada. Buzz has been building about the new pho...

Will This New BlackBerry Feature Rescue RIM?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Business

For once, Research In Motion is moving quickly on something. The BlackBerry maker, criticized ad nauseum recently for the long delays to its new ge...

Indonesia Threatens To Shut Down BlackBerry Servies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - In a new setback for the beleaguered Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion, the Indonesian government is threatening to shut down its...

RIM Sued Over BlackBerry Outage

CBC | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada Business

A Montreal law firm is launching a class action lawsuit against Research in Motion Ltd. on behalf of individuals who lost the use of thei...

Can RIM's Reputation Survive This PR Disaster?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Business

Could there be a more bitter irony than a company that built an empire on smartphones and instant messaging standing accused of being no good at commu...

WATCH: RIM Co-Chief Apologizes For BlackBerry Outage

CP | LuAnn LaSalle and David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

UPDATE: BlackBerry smartphone email, texting and Internet are back to normal after four days of outages around the world. The co-CEO of Research In M...

BlackBerry Music Service Is A Go

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Research in Motion (TSX:RIM) is hoping its millions of BlackBerry Messenger-obsessed users will get just as hooked on its new service, BBM M...

New BlackBerrys To Run Android Apps

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

Embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion will release cell phones next year that are compatible with Google’s Android operating system, says a ...

RIM To Launch Their Own Streaming Music Service

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

After months of tumultuous financial reports and speculation over RIM's future, CNET reports that the company is in talks to launch its own streaming ...