Just who Is BlackBerry’s new interim CEO & Executive Chairman?

Wow what a morning thus far for BlackBerry! CEO Thorsten Heins has been kicked to the curb and Mr. John S. Chen has taken the reigns of BlackBerry’s new interim CEO & Executive Chairman. This move comes as BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors. Below you can […]

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BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors

John S. Chen to be Appointed Executive Chair of BlackBerry’s Board of Directors and Interim CEO; Prem Watsa to be Appointed Lead Director Company Concludes Review of Strategic Alternatives and Announces Changes to Board and Leadership Team WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 4, 2013) – BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile […]

BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program Now Open to All Canadian Students

In its fourth year, BlackBerry and Free The Children empower Canadian students to make a positive difference in the world through volunteer opportunities in Kenya and India Waterloo, ON – The BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program will be giving 50 remarkable students from across Canada the opportunity to embark on a life-defining experience as a […]

Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker

Pune, India (November 3rd, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker for BlackBerry 10. It is a privacy app that helps block unwanted and Spam SMS. It helps keep the hub clear of junk messages. Features: Powerful & unique spam detection filter Spam LED notifications Trusted Senders List Customizable Spam Filter Auto […]

Australian Transport Safety Bureau upgrades BlackBerry smartphones, migrates to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for top security and productivity

Field and management personnel save costs and boost efficiency with secure, real-time data sharing of critical evidence on BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) today announced that Australia’s national transport safety investigator, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), has migrated to BlackBerry’s leading Enterprise Mobility […]

FAA to Allow Airlines to Expand Use of Personal Electronics

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation […]

NCG Banco Chooses BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to Manage BYOD Environment

MADRID, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Oct. 30, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that NCG Banco, one of Spain’s leading banks, has chosen BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 as the company’s single Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. Mobile technology is rapidly evolving and the need to support multiple operating systems and personal devices on corporate networks is increasingly […]

Ingram Micro Mobility and BlackBerry Announce Distribution Agreement in Latin America

In recent weeks, BlackBerry has made a number of announcements, including the launch of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iOS which to date has 20 million new active users, and the BlackBerry 10.2 OS update for BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones. In addition to these recent innovations, global companies like KMPG Italy, The National Police of Colombia […]

BBM Community Grows to More Than 80 Million Active Users Across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone Devices Globally

Waterloo, ON – After the amazing launch of BBM™ on Android® and iPhone® devices, with more than 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours, BBM has now ended its first week with more than 80 million monthly active users*, including over 20 million new users on Android and iPhone devices. During its first week, […]

Verizon Releases BlackBerry Z30 Price And Launch Date

Verizon has finally announced the date of the upcoming launch of the Z30. They are the first mobile telecom in the US to do so. Last week we told you that they had a landing page for the Z30 but no release date in sight. It appears that it is coming in November. The cost? […]

Cream.HR Extends a Helping Hand to Displaced BlackBerry Workforce

Laid off BlackBerry workers are offered up free access to Cream.HR’s platform to gain new levels of insight valuable in their job search Waterloo (Ontario) CANADA, October 23, 2013 – BlackBerry employees facing layoff are getting a much-needed helping hand from Waterloo Region tech startup Cream.HR. The Communitech HYPERDRIVE graduate announced today it is offering […]

BlackBerry OS 10.2 Begins Roll Out

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 23, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that BlackBerry(R) 10 OS version 10.2 will begin rolling out to customers starting this week through their carriers in Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, with other countries to follow. The update will be available for the BlackBerry(R) Z10, BlackBerry(R) Q10 […]

BlackBerry Partners with Wolfram|Alpha to Bring Knowledge Capabilities for Voice Control

Moments ago at the Wolfram Technology Conference, it was announced that Wolfram|Alpha, the company’s computational knowledge engine, will be made available to BlackBerry customers through Voice Control for BlackBerry® 10 OS version 10.2. With Wolfram|Alpha and Voice Control, BlackBerry customers can get answers to their questions, queries and trivia through Wolfram|Alpha’s expansive, human-curated collection of […]

Max Secure Software launches Max Network Stat for BlackBerry 10

Pune, India (October 21st, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Max Network Stat for BlackBerry 10. Max Network Stat shows Cellular Data usage as a percentage of your monthly Data plan. Max Network Stat helps the user to see the amount of Data usage in the current billing cycle. Features: Set monthly limit, date and […]

S4BB Limited supplements its City Guide apps with 138,792 BlackBerry 10 Apps, in furthering its commitment to serving niche city markets

HONG KONG October 19th, 2013 – S4BB Limited is well known for its commitment to serving niche market customers, whom most other companies would normally neglect because of low profit prospects. By submitting 138,792 city-centered BlackBerry 10 applications to BlackBerry World, S4BB Limited not only furthers its commitment, but it also demonstrates its strong belief […]

Mere mortals now get to experience Kilka Card Gods

Lima, PE – 17 October 2013 – Independent game developer Bamtang Games today announced the launch of Kilka Card Gods for iOS, Amazon tablets, Android, and Blackberry. Kilka Card Gods offers puzzle and card fans a completely new challenge by fusing together Sudoku-style gameplay with playing cards and other strategic elements into a fresh new […]

ShopBlackBerry.com Launches Sales of Unlocked BlackBerry Smartphones in the U.S.

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 17, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that customers in the U.S. can purchase unlocked BlackBerry smartphones online directly from BlackBerry on ShopBlackBerry.com. The first models available for purchase on ShopBlackBerry.com are the BlackBerry(R) Z10 and BlackBerry(R) Q10 smartphones, which are available in both the black and white color models. The […]

Max Mobile Security updated to version 7, now on sale

Pune, India (October 16th, 2013) – Max Secure Software announces the release of the seventh version of Max Mobile Security for BlackBerry® 10 (NASDAQ: BBRY). The release adds the gold version of Max Safe Browser with some more upgrades and bug fixes. The app is also going on a 30% off sale for 2 weeks. Complete […]

KPMG Buys 3,500 BlackBerry 10 Smartphones and Migrates to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Milan, Italy – October 16th 2013 – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that KPMG in Italy has purchased 3,500 new BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and is migrating to BlackBerry’s new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10. BlackBerry 10 is the platform of choice for long time customer KPMG – one of […]

Check out our Interview with Ray Gillenwater, current Founder of GetSpeakUp.com and former MD at BlackBerry

Over the last couple of days we have been talking with Ray Gillenwater, former Managing Director of BlackBerry Australia and current Founder of GetSpeakUp.com. Here is what Mr. Gillenwater had to say about SpeakUp below “We are keeping the detail very light with SpeakUp until we reach the reveal phase of our launch campaign. For […]