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, […]

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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 […]

Back T-Mobile Makes the World Your Network – at No Extra Charge And Now Delivers Nationwide 4G LTE

T-Mobile customers to enjoy unlimited data and texting worldwide – at no extra charge Also slashes calling rates from U.S. – now never more than 20 cents per minute with Stateside International Talk & Text feature Announces multiyear partnership with international superstar Shakira NEW YORK – Oct. 9, 2013 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), […]

QNX Software Systems Provides New Software-Based Engine Noise Reduction Technology for Automobiles

QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise Control offers a high-performance software solution for engine noise reduction in passenger vehicles; eliminates added costs associated with dedicated hardware OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced the availability of QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise […]

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General File Suit Against BlackBerry Limited

Just as the news surrounding BlackBerry could not get any worse, they have been struck by a a new class action lawsuit over the weekend. The class action suit claims BlackBerry misrepresented the situation to it’s shareholders. Be aware suits like this rarely take off as it is very difficult to prove any wrong doing […]

BlackBerry lands in the World’s Top 100 Most Innovative Organizations for 2013 by Thomson Reuters

Top 100 Innovators generated $4.5 trillion in revenue, spent $223 billion on R&D, added more than 266,000 jobs and outperformed S&P 500 again – this year by over 4 percent in annual stock price gains, 2 percent in revenue growth and 8.8 percent in R&D spend PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Over the past two […]

BlackBerry Previews New Cloud-based Enterprise Mobility Management Solution

GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo, Orlando, FL., October 7, 2013 – At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today previewed a new multi-platform cloud-based enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that will enable businesses to easily secure and manage corporate and personal devices. The new cloud-based EMM solution will give business the ease, flexibility and cost controls […]

BlackBerry Announces Availability of BlackBerry Z30 Smartphone in Canada

Today BlackBerry announced the Canadian availability of its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Z30. As mentioned in the media alert below, the BlackBerry Z30 will be available in Canada with Bell, TELUS, MTS, SaskTel, and retail partners beginning on October 15, 2013. Built for the intense, multitasking, hyper-connected user, the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone was […]

BlackBerry 10 Receives NATO Approval for Restricted Communications

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 1, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 and BlackBerry 10 smartphones have been the first to be approved by NATO for classified communications up to the level of “Restricted”. The certification allows agencies in NATO countries in all 28 member states across North America and Europe […]

The National Police of Colombia Upgrading BlackBerry Smartphones, Migrating to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 helps the National Police of Colombia keep mission critical information secure BOGOTA, COLOMBIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 1, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that the National Police of Colombia is upgrading their BlackBerry smartphones and migrating to BlackBerry’s newest Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10. The National Police of […]