Blackberry Layoffs



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

More Layoffs

BlackBerry has laid off 120 workers employed at the BlackBerry 2 building in Waterloo, Ont., on Monday. According to a statement issued by the company, "BlackBerry is working hard to return to p...

And The Layoffs Begin..

The encryption technology that helped build Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry into a global player is likely to be the centre of a review from the federal government, if any foreign takeover offers...

How Blackberry Can Bounce Back

Blackberry, formerly Research in Motion, is a Canadian-based company that was once the darling of innovation and technology. The backbone of the blackberry market share has always been business people. Its security features are the best in the business. Blackberry has the seal of approval from the USA's Defense Department. PIN messaging is magic and still unrivalled. The strong tradition of Canadian ingenuity which Research In Motion once harvested can be sowed anew. Blackberry may be down, but with 72 million remaining subscribers in 175 countries and the right direction at the top, the brand will rise again.

Does BlackBerry Have A Future?

BlackBerry's announcement that it would be cutting 4,500 jobs unleashed a flurry of pessimistic speculation over the future of the beleaguered Waterloo, Ont., company, with some predicting it may...

Waterloo Mayor Looks On The Bright Side

News of massive layoffs at BlackBerry (TSX:BB) was met Friday with cautious confidence in the company's hometown that the tech sector hub will be able to weather the job losses.The company hasn't said...

Exodus Of Executives At BlackBerry

Almost two weeks after 250 employees were let go from BlackBerry's testing facility in Waterloo, CBC News has confirmed three senior members of the company will also be leaving. - Doug Kozak, vi...


TORONTO - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) has given layoff notices to 250 workers at its product testing facility in Waterloo, Ont., where the global smartphone company is based.The employees, who supported the c...