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Chinese Computer Giant About To Make A Bid For BlackBerry?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry shares jumped 8 per cent in trading Monday after an unconfirmed report indicated Chinese computer giant Lenovo may make a bid for the smart...

Questions to Ask Before Buying Your Next Smartphone

Matthew Held | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

The leading smartphone companies recently launched new models, which typically receive a great deal of attention and reviews -- both positive and negative. Businesses professionals are excited but also confused and overwhelmed because they want the best phone that satisfies their checklist of needs at work and at home. How does one make sense of the plethora of features in new smartphone models?

BlackBerry's Big Day Arrives

CP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO — There's one indisputable fact about BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone: it's different. At a time when so many new smartphones seem t...

BlackBerry Undercuts Apple, Samsung With New Phone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry is bringing its newest Passport smartphone to the market with a price that's lower than Apple's iPhone 6 and the latest incarnati...

As Apple Launches New iPhone, BlackBerry Reminds Us It Still Exists

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Business

Rumor has it we’ll hear about #iOS8 today…but #BlackBerry10 remains the winning choice for #enterprise: http://t.co/B8Zw5qw8Gn #BBFactCheck— Bla...

Mind Your (Mobile) Manners In Front of Your Kids

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

While using a phone in the bathroom isn't technically dangerous, it is of course extremely unhygienic... and more than a little off-putting. Texting and driving is extremely dangerous, and doing it in front of your teenager doubles the danger, as they see our behaviour as normal and potentially mimic it when they start driving.

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...

THE BLOODBATH IS OVER

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Business

Several years of widespread layoffs at BlackBerry (TSX:BB) are finally over, according to an internal memo from the company's chief executive officer....

Germany Bets BlackBerry Will Beat The NSA

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Business

NSA spying may be a hot topic of conversation in North America, but in Germany it’s a top-shelf political issue, one on which policies are based. ...

Lululemon, BlackBerry Among 'Brands That Will Disappear In 2015'

24/7 Wall St./HuffPost Canada | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada Business

Two internationally renowned Canadian brands have made 24/7 Wall St.'s list of brands that will disappear in 2015. The financial news site says Van...

That Story About Drake And BlackBerry Probably Isn't True

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business

It isn’t err’day that a major rapper makes, um, headlines with the news that they are about to be brand ambassador for struggling smartphone maker...

Look Who's Turning A Profit Again

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - While it's still too early to brand John Chen the turnaround king, the chief executive of BlackBerry showed Thursday that he's making...

This Canadian City Still Prefers BlackBerry Over iPhone

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

The days of BlackBerry and BBM may be behind most, as Apple and Samsung phones gain popularity in North American markets — but that isn't the case...

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...

BlackBerry's Fight With T-Mobile Ends In Divorce

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. says it will not renew a licensing agreement with U.S. telecom giant T-Mobile to sell BlackBerry products when it exp...

BlackBerry Bleeds

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry chief executive John Chen is meeting with some of the smartphone company's biggest customers, from government agencies to ...

No More Mr. Nice BlackBerry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) chief executive John Chen says he's fighting against future product leaks by taking "legal action" that he hopes will se...

'It Was Snowballing Pretty Out Of Control'

CBC | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry tried to sell itself to Chinese computer giant Lenovo last year. But CBC News has learned the company got a firm no when it approached t...

BlackBerry In Deal To Ditch Canadian Real Estate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) has reached an agreement to sell a majority of its Canadian real estate holdings as part of an effort to improve ...

White House's Move A Huge Blow To BlackBerry

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Business

Getting to keep his BlackBerry was one of Barack Obama’s first battles when he became president, and those pictures of the president tapping away at...

More Layoffs

CBC | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry has laid off 120 workers employed at the BlackBerry 2 building in Waterloo, Ont., on Monday. According to a statement issued by the c...

BlackBerry Outage Across Canada

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Business

Some BlackBerry users across the country have reported widespread outages affecting email and messaging. According to the website Canadianoutages.c...

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Living
Mitch Joel

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.

NEW MODELS

CP | Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business

BARCELONA, Spain - BlackBerry will release a low-cost smartphone in Indonesia in April and plans a broader release of a phone that restores a beloved ...

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...