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BlackBerry Laying Off Unspecified Number Of Employees

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2016 | Canada Business

he Waterloo, Ont.-based company said the job cuts will affect people who made the hardware, software and applications for its phones

BlackBerry CEO Sees Pay Drop 96%

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Business

Not everyone can take a 96-per-cent pay cut and still make money hand over fist, but BlackBerry CEO John Chen is easily among this exclusive group of ...

BlackBerry CEO Takes Politician To Task Over 'Insulting' Words

CBC | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Business

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is asking Shafiq Qaadri, a member of the Ontario legislature, to apologize for comments he made after introducing a petition ...

BlackBerry Axes Keyboard In Latest Smartphone

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry is foregoing its famous physical keyboard in its newest smartphone.The Waterloo, Ont.,-based company launches BlackBerry Leap in ...

BlackBerry Actually Turns A Profit

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) saw its revenue continue to fall during its fourth quarter but managed a small profit.BlackBerry's revenue f...

BlackBerry Expands Samsung Partnership

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) is bulking up its security partnership with Samsung Electronics in an effort to attract more business customers.The...


The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Business

Shares of BlackBerry soared Wednesday after a news report that South Korea’s Samsung has approached the smartphone maker with a takeover proposal. ...

BlackBerry Just Got Busted Tweeting From An iPhone

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Business

Well, this is awkward. Someone with control over the official BlackBerry Twitter account sent out the following tweet Tuesday ... from an iPhone. ...

As Handset Business Dies, BlackBerry Moves Into Shipping Containers

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

BlackBerry plans to wade into the transportation industry with new technology that will help shippers keep tabs on their freight.The Waterloo, Ont.-ba...

BlackBerry's $600 Offer To iPhone Users 'A Marketing Ploy'

CBC | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada Business

BlackBerry made international headlines recently when it offered Apple users up to a whopping $600 to trade in their iPhone for a new BlackBerry Passp...

BlackBerry Reminisces About Its 'CrackBerry' Days

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business

While BlackBerry's latest smartphone might look familiar, chief executive John Chen said Wednesday the new Classic model is hardly a "rehash" of old t...

BlackBerry Will Pay iPhone Users Up To $600 To Switch Phones

CBC | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Business

BlackBerry is trying a new tactic to lure customers back — by paying them to switch phones. The Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone maker says it ...

BlackBerry Partners With Samsung

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) is partnering with rival smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co. in an agreement that will see it provide mobile s...

BlackBerry Has A New Endorsement

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Business

BlackBerry's share of the smartphone market is now miniscule, but at least one mega-celebrity still swears by their devices. Kim Kardashian said Mo...

Need a Recipe for Success? Follow the Three Rs

Ion Valis | Posted 12.26.2014 | Canada Business
Ion Valis

What are we to make of all of these reinvention projects? For one, even successes often require second acts. For a variety of reasons, we are experiencing turbulence and change at an unprecedented level today. So how does one deal with such volatility, uncertainty and anxiety?

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 11.30.2014 | 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 11.22.2014 | 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: #BBFactCheck— Bla...

Mind Your (Mobile) Manners In Front of Your Kids

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 11.03.2014 | 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...


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...